Category Archive: foodie alert

Koreatown: Noodles and Dumplings at Myung Dong Kyoja

  Myung Dong Kyoja has been on my Koreatown list forever. I finally made it one Saturday evening to check out their hand-cut noodles and dumplings. MDK is also really well known for… Continue reading

West LA: Getting Kosher at Ditmas Kitchen & Cocktails

  Ditmas Kitchen and Cocktails has now been open on Pico for a little over a year now. Chef Alex Reznik (Top Chef, La Seine) wanted to open a high end kosher restaurant… Continue reading

North Hollywood: Getting Drinks by the Barrel at Idle Hour

  Idle Hour opened in North Hollywood about a month ago. The barrel-shaped building was first built in 1941 during a time where there were many interesting shaped buildings around town. This style… Continue reading

West LA: Ramen at Tatsu

Tatsu Ramen on Sawtelle has been opened since 2012 but I finally made it over there just recently. There are just so many ramen options in Los Angeles! Tatsu made headlines by offering… Continue reading

DTLA: The Next Art of Charcuterie Classes at Cafe Pinot on April 11

  Cafe Pinot is now offering charcuterie classes called the Art of Charcuterie.  I love cooking classes and I attended the first one last month and the next one on summer style sausages is… Continue reading

DTLA: Getting New Orleans Style at Preux & Proper

  Preux and Proper opened late December in Downtown Los Angeles. Taking over the old Parish space, Preux and Proper has transformed it into a New Orleans paradise. The two-story restaurant has Preux downstairs… Continue reading

Koreatown: All the Drinks at the Normandie Club

  The Normandie Club opened a couple of weeks ago in Koreatown, bringing great cocktails to Hotel Normandie. The hotel also features Cassell’s Hamburgers and Chef Gary Menes’ Le Comptoir. The opening menu… Continue reading

Pasadena: Cocktails and Bar Bites at Magnolia House

  After a failed dinner at an undisclosed location, we headed to Magnolia House to soothe our food beasts. It was  my first time checking it out. We meant to get a couple… Continue reading

Brunching on a Friday at Terrine

  When Terrine opened in December last year, it was an instant hit. And now they’ve got the brunch game in mid-city wrapped up because they serve brunch Friday-Sunday. Yes, indeed, you can… Continue reading

Mid-City: Stew at Smoke.Oil.Salt

  I recently checked out the putxero Valencia at Smoke.Oil.Salt. The Valencia-style stew is served on divided trays just like how Chef Perfecto Rocher would have it in school growing up in Spain.… Continue reading