Category Archive: foodie alert

Palm Springs: All the Food and Drinks at Workshop Kitchen

  I heard about Workshop Kitchen + Bar a few years ago and kept it in mind when I got to Palm Springs. I was delighted to be invited to try the food… Continue reading

Palm Springs: Calamari and Bun Bo Hue at Pho 533

  I was in Palm Springs for a couple of days last month and one of the suggestions I got was for Pho 533 near our hotel, the Saguaro. We started out with… Continue reading

Culver City: Dinner and Drinks at East Borough

  East Borough opened in Culver City a few months ago. I was excited by the idea of more Asian food on the “Westside” (though we all know Culver really isn’t thaaaaat west.… Continue reading

Ray’s and Stark Bar Announces New Executive Chef Viet Pham

  The Patina Group has announced Chef Viet Pham as the new executive chef at Ray’s and Stark Bar. The restaurant and bar located at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)… Continue reading

LA Loves Alex’s Lemonade on Saturday, September 20

    LA Loves Alex’s Lemonade, one of my favorite food fests, returns Saturday, September 20. This year it’s at a new location, UCLA’s Royce Quad in Westwood. Some local chefs I’m looking forward… Continue reading

DTLA: Classic Pub Food at Beelman’s

  Beelman’s Pub is now open in Downtown Los Angeles. Housed in a former coffee shop that seemed cavernous before, the pub is now very cozy with outdoor seating  and a huge beautiful… Continue reading

Koreatown: Dosirak and KBBQ at Kang Hodong Baekjeong

  Some say to find good food, follow your nose. But I say use your eyes and see where the lines are. There’s invariably a large crowd gathered in front of Kang Hodong… Continue reading

Denver: Brunch at Table 6

  As it turns out, Denver wasn’t a bad town for brunch. We hit up Table 6 on our last day for interesting food options. Table 6 has only a beer and wine license so… Continue reading

Denver: Modern Scandinavian at Trillium

  In the touristy area of Five Points in Denver, we stumbled across Trillium, a modern Scandinavian restaurant across the street from Star Bar. The menu was divided into a smorgasbord section, small… Continue reading

Denver: Brunch at Beast + Bottle

We stayed at a nearby Airbnb and so it was an easy walk over to Beast + Bottle. It’s in a cute area of Denver with lots of shops and other interesting restaurants… Continue reading