Category Archive: foodie alert

Pasadena: Fried Chicken at Picnik

  Picnik in Pasadena is quite interesting. It shares space with KTCHEN on one side. Zona Rosa and gelato carts can also be found there. Plus, there’s a Punch bar on Thursdays and… Continue reading

Chinatown: Lobster at Fortune Gourmet Kitchen

  In my quest to eat at every restaurant in Los Angeles’ Chinatown, I came across Fortune Gourmet Kitchen in the same plaza as Chego. Fortune Gourmet Kitchen is Cantonese and features seafood… Continue reading

Beverly Hills: Seasonal Dining at Maude

  Internationally famous chef Curtis Stone has opened Maude, a small restaurant in Beverly Hills. The tasting-menu only restaurant focuses on one ingredient a month. I went a couple of months ago for… Continue reading

DTLA: Late Nights at The Original Pantry

  What would the world do without late-night eats at the Original Pantry in Downtown Los Angeles after a night of bar hopping? Most nights a few tacos will do but sometimes a… Continue reading

Hancock Park: Mario’s Peruvian Restaurant

  I have friends in a new ‘hood. We’re having a grand time exploring Hancock Park. We’ve walked Mud Hen but a it’s much quicker to grab a bite at Vim Thai  and Mario’s… Continue reading

Hollywood: New Chef at Wood and Vine

  Wood and Vine not only has a new Executive chef Marc Johnson but there’s a new beverage director, Justin Stidham as well. Justin actually returns to Wood and Vine after a stint… Continue reading

DTLA: Day Drinking at YXTA

  Yxta has been on my list of Downtown Los Angeles restaurants and bars I needed to visit but it’s not quite walking distance to anything. Luckily they have their own parking lot. I… Continue reading

Hollywood: Good Times at Davey Wayne’s

  Recently I was spoke with someone from San Francisco who loved all the themed bars he visited in LA including La Descarga, Pour Vous and Good Times at Davey Wayne’s. What’s the… Continue reading

San Diego Bar Crawl

During San Diego Bartenders Weekend, I had a chance to check out a few spots. After Craft & Commerce, we headed over to Bankers Hill for the Campari and House Spirits party. It… Continue reading

Tacolandia 2014 Comes to DTLA on June 28

    Tacolandia moves from Hollywood to Downtown Los Angeles this year. The all-tacos fest takes place 3-7 PM at El Pueblo de Los Angeles on June 28th. There will be over 40… Continue reading