Chef Eric Samaniego

Chef Eric Samaniego

Chef Updates: Eric Samaniego Can Be Found In . . . . Speculation went on for months after Chef Eric Samaniego was let go from Little Sparrow last July. We saw him participating in collaboration dinners, heard rumors of being linked to Vaca and was spotted doing some...
Los Angeles Times May 7, 2008 By S. Irene Virbila

Los Angeles Times May 7, 2008 By S. Irene Virbila

“It’s a short trip to Naples for Italian” From a first-time restaurant owner and a Milanese chef: a new Long Beach standard. The restaurant’s name—Michael’s on Naples Ristorante—sounds dubious, like the kind of place you might see showing up on British chef Gordon...
The Press Telegram July 18, 2008 By Al Rudis

The Press Telegram July 18, 2008 By Al Rudis

Fine dining that goes the distance. If your salad tastes smoky, maybe that’s because it’s from Big Sur. Chef Matthew Poley of Michael’s probably hasn’t been there since the fires, but he thinks nothing of driving up with his girlfriend, spending the day at the farmers...