West LA: Soup Dumplings at ROC Kitchen

  ROC Kitchen in West LA on Sawtelle is probably best known for their soup dumplings which they offer many different types of fillings. We ordered the classic pork and crab as well… Continue reading

Cheer On the May Mix Off Finalists on Wednesday, May 27 at the JW Marriott, LA Live

  Finals for the William Grant and Son’s May Mix-Off is this coming Wednesday, May 27. The finals begin at 7 p.m. at the Mixing Room, the bar inside the JW Marriott at LA… Continue reading

Throwback Thursday: Rolling with Plymouth Gin in Vintage Cars in Search of Old Hollywood

  Last month, I went with Plymouth Gin on a tour of three local Hollywood institutions in search of glamour, legends and of course, gin cocktails. We channeled Hollywood’s Golden Age stars like Jean… Continue reading

DTLA: Lunch at Valerie Grand Central Market

  Sometimes I hit up the Grand Central Market for lunch without knowing what I want to eat exactly. I’ll wander around thinking I can’t possibly eat at Sticky Rice again (it really… Continue reading

DTLA: French Bakery Pitchoun is Now Open

Pitchoun Bakery in Downtown Los Angeles is now open. The French bakery is currently operating daytime hours and hopes to expand to dinner service soon. There is also a forthcoming wine bar inside… Continue reading

All the Appleton Rum Cocktails at Terrine + My New Favorite Steak

  I recently swung by Terrine for a spirited dinner with Appleton Estate Rum. Terrine opened late  last year and is already an essential restaurant in LA. I love how they do Friday (through… Continue reading

Chinatown: New Menu Launching at General Lee’s Soon

General Lee’s under the leadership of new bar manager, Chris Day, will be launching a new cocktail menu in the next few weeks. In the meantime, here’s a sneak peek of Thunder which… Continue reading

Celebrating Burger Fest at Morels at the Grove This Month

  Morels at the Grove celebrates National Hamburger Month every year bringing one or two special burgers on the menu. This year, they introduced 5 burgers that’s available for the next couple of… Continue reading

DTLA: Orleans and York is Now Open

  Orleans and York Deli has now opened its third location in Downtown Los Angeles. The DTLA spot on Spring Street is a great location being just around the corner from Grand Central… Continue reading

DTLA: Dinner at Ford’s Filling Station

  Ford’s Filling Station moved from Culver City to Downtown Los Angeles about a year ago. It is now located inside the JW Marriott at LA Live. Although it’s in the middle of… Continue reading