Los Feliz: You’ll Need All the Drinks at Big Bar

    Big Bar at the Alcove Cafe and Bakery welcomed Aaron Alvarez (Rivabella, Soho House West, etc) as their new bar manager a few months ago. He’s been keeping up the high… Continue reading

DTLA: Checking Out the Spice Level at Guisados

  Admittedly I have not been to the original or even the Silver Lake locations of Guisados but I knew I had to get over to the new Downtown Los Angeles spot. As every… Continue reading

Hollywood: For the Record Shows Now at DBA

  For the Record has moved from its eastside digs to Hollywood. The shows now take place at DBA. On Thursdays, catch Tarantino and Baz on Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings. Although I… Continue reading

DTLA: Sticky Rice 2 Now Open at Grand Central Market

  Sticky Rice 2 has now opened at Grand Central Market. The Thai comfort food stall has added a noodles shop directly behind its stall. Grand Central Market is now open later on Thursdays, Fridays… Continue reading

West Hollywood: Cocktails and Dinner at The Nice Guy

  The Nice Guy on La Cienega opened a few months ago. The reservations only  restaurant and lounge is serving up tasty cocktails and really good food. It’s terrible to think you either… Continue reading

DTLA: Sixth Street Tavern Drinks and Bar Snacks

  I recently checked out Sixth Street Tavern, part of the Acme bar group, in Downtown Los Angeles. I knew it was a sister bar to Beelman’s Pub and they share the same… Continue reading

Westwood: Garlo’s Aussie Pie Shop

  Garlo’s Aussie Pie Shop has opened its first store in the US in Westwood. I was invited to check out the space and sample a couple of pies. First, a brief background… Continue reading

Vernon: Gyros at Alexander’s Greek Kitchen

  Alexander’s Greek Kitchen in Vernon has been getting a lot of buzz lately. The small shop located at a strip mall in the industrial part of town, just a few miles from… Continue reading

Little Tokyo: Kula Revolving Sushi Bar

    Kaiten sushi or conveyor belt sushi restaurants are popular because the sushi is generally cheaper. It’s also novel to get your sushi by plucking dishes off a conveyor belt (or boat… Continue reading

Ludlows Cocktail Company’s Jelly Shots Now Available in Stores

  Remember that time when I went bar hopping with Ludlows Cocktail Company to sample their five excellent jelly shots flavors? Well, they’re finally available in stores! The five flavors are: Planter’s Punch, Old… Continue reading