Au gratin potatoes?
"No, no, no. What am I thinking of? Uh, I don't know, stuff my wife
likes. Couscous and risotto and just fine food, you know. And rich
and thick and fattening."
Where do you go if you don't want the au
"Nine-Ten is the hot spot, an organic, chef-run bistro. They get a
lot of their produce from the nearby Chino Farm, which supplies the
better restaurants of California. It's in The Grand Colonial Hotel
in La Jolla, so you can go there after a day of shopping. The
better Mexican place in town is El Agave. They have fancier Mexican
food, instead of the typical enchiladas and tacos. The new W Hotel
has Rice, a good place for lunch or dinner."
What about shopping? Where does your wife take
"A little shopping village [called The Village] in La Jolla. Yeah,
with my wife, we couldn't not go there. Nearby there's Café
Zucchero, a nice gelato shop run by this Italian gentleman. He and
my wife start talking Italian. We were in Italy three or four years
ago, my first time, and I fell in love with gelato. We've also been
to Pacifica Del Mar, a great seafood restaurant that overlooks the
Any great bars or nightclubs you've been
"The Improv in Irvine is a great club. I've done guest spots and
walk-ons. You know, just walk in unannounced and the manager lets
me go on. They get a good, enthusiastic crowd and they run it well
and probably fill it up every night."
Where do you head after a good game of