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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.

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.”

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