Category Archive: foodie alert

Pasadena: Drinks at Punch

  A party happens every Thursday, Friday and Saturday in Pasadena. Located around the back and upstairs from the new Picnik is Punch. The not-so-secret but reservations-recommended bar features boozy punches. Robin and Darwin… Continue reading

Las Vegas: Tapas and Paella at Julian Serrano

  It was easily the quickest decision a group of five people made for dinner. We wanted to get out of our hotel and see what else was out there. We ended up… Continue reading

Las Vegas: Drinks at Gordon Ramsay Pub & Grill

  After dinner at Old Homestead at Caesars Palace, we walked a few feet over to the Gordon Ramsay Pub and Grill. Too bad we weren’t hungry as the traditional British pub menu looked… Continue reading

Las Vegas: Steaks and Foie Gras at Old Homestead Steakhouse

  On my first night in Las Vegas, we headed over to Old Homestead Steakhouse at Caesars Palace.  There’s a location in New York as well. The East Coast steakhouse vibe was recreated… Continue reading

Brunch on Melrose: Blu Jam Cafe

  Discussing where to brunch in Los Angeles can take hours or minutes. There are the favorites and then there are the latest hot spots. Surveying friends, Blu Jam Cafe on Melrose came… Continue reading

DTLA: ChocoChicken Now Open

ChocoChicken opens today! The eagerly-anticipated chocolate fried chicken joint in Downtown Los Angeles is serving up not just fried chicken dusted in chocolate but chocolate mashed potatoes, biscuits and if pictures from their… Continue reading

Santa Anita Park: Cheering On California Chrome to the Triple Crown!

  I was at Santa Anita Park when thoroughbred horse California Chrome won the Kentucky Derby. He later went on to win the Preakness Stakes a week later. Tomorrow he will win the… Continue reading

Beverly Hills: Lobsterpalooza at Caulfield’s

  Caulfield’s at the SIXTY Beverly Hills (formerly the Thompson Beverly Hills) is featuring a lobster night every Thursday this summer from 5 – 11 p.m. Dubbed Lobsterpalooza, you can get two lobster… Continue reading

DTLA: Checking Out Faith and Flower

  Faith and Flower opened a couple of months ago in Downtown Los Angeles. I’ve now been several times but still need to go back for lunch and brunch. Until then, let’s check… Continue reading

DTLA: Have You Checked Out Grand Central Market Lately?

  Have you been to the Grand Central Market in Downtown Los Angeles lately? A slew of new food vendors are up and running including the much anticipated Wexler’s Deli from Chef Micah… Continue reading