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The Eat Sheet: The Tasting Kitchen's Bruce Horwitz and Mark Meyuhas Take THR's Taste Test

The co-owners of the hot Venice restaurant and partners behind Lime Studios talk beef tongue, profiteroles and the best destination dinner spot in Palm Springs.
The Eat Sheet: The Tasting Kitchen's Bruce Horwitz and Mark Meyuhas Take THR's Taste Test
The Eat Sheet: The Tasting Kitchen's Bruce Horwitz and Mark Meyuhas Take THR's Taste Test

Bruce Horwitz and Mark Meyuhas are behind Casey Lane’s always-packed Tasting Kitchen on Abbot Kinney, as well as the chef’s about-to-bow downtown L.A. gastropub The Parish and Melrose Ave. pasta pad Itri. But for the past nine years their day job has been running Lime Studios, a post-production sound facility in Santa Monica that mixes audio for TV commercial clients like Nike, Microsoft and Sprint.

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THEIR THR TASTE TEST

Current Fixation
Horwitz: “Lotus Speculoos Spread.”

Known For Cooking
Meyuhas: “BBQ grilled salmon basted in a base of soy sauce, ginger, lemon and mustard sauce.”

Destination Dinner
Horwitz: “Mister Parker’s in Palm Springs.”

Go-To Take-Out
Meyuhas: “Gjelina Take Away.”

Favorite Snack
Horwitz: “Almonds.”

Simply Won’t Eat
Meyuhas: “For some reason—and I get a lot of heat for it—I just don’t like cheese. Never did since a very young age. It’s not allergies; I just don’t like the taste.”

Pet Peeve
Horwitz: “I hate share plates.”

Dietary Regimen
Meyuhas: “Fresh-squeezed green smoothies daily.”

Big Wish
Horwitz: “That Abbot Kinney Blvd. became pedestrian-only during the weekends.”

Adventurous Bite
Meyuhas: “Beef tongue. Pigs’ ears.”

Embarrassing Experience
Horwitz: “Forgetting a server’s name that has worked for me for years.”

Guilty Pleasure
Meyuhas: “Profiteroles.”

Last Meal
Horwitz: “Any blackened fish with rice, potatoes and slaw from the Reel Inn in Malibu.”