Category Archive: foodie alert

Las Vegas: Getting Down with The Aria Buffet

What’s a trip to Las Vegas without a turn at the buffet? For this trip, we tried the Buffet at Aria. We opted for the boozy meal which for brunch meat Bloody Marys,… Continue reading

Las Vegas: Snacks and Drinks at Flour and Barley

Flour and Barley at the new Linq Hotel in Las Vegas is a perfect spot to grab a snack before or after checking out the High Roller for a ride on the observation… Continue reading

West LA: Omakase at Hiko Sushi

  I’ve declared it’s the Year of Omakase**. Every couple of months, I will be exploring a different sushi omakase. I started a few months ago at Mako in Little Tokyo then I visited Shunji… Continue reading

DTLA: I Ate Vegetarian at Zinc and I Didn’t Even Know It

  Zinc Cafe and Market doesn’t call itself a vegetarian restaurant but it is… and you won’t miss the meat here. I ate a whole dinner completely baffled I didn’t want a “real”… Continue reading

Kentucky Derby Events on Saturday, May 2 in Los Angeles

  I love the Kentucky Derby and the parties! Swanning around in a big hat, sipping mint juleps while betting on funny names for horses is just a perfect day. This year, I’m… Continue reading

SGV: Sushi and More at Izakaya Akatora

  I’ve been a long time fan of the restaurants from Michael Cardenas and when I found myself in downtown Alhambra, I decided to seek out Izakaya Akatora. We went true izakaya style… Continue reading

DTLA: Fried Chicken and Waffles at Mabel’s

Mabel’s has finally opened in Downtown Los Angeles. I’ve been waiting for it to open since I first heard about it in the fall of 2013. Every so often I would walk or drive… Continue reading

DTLA: Hanging Out Eating Tacos at Mercado Olympic and the Pinata District

  Every now and then I would drive past the Pinata District in Downtown Los Angeles never imagining the bounty of street food there. I knew about Mercado Olympic but hadn’t realized it… Continue reading

SGV: Pleasant Spice Levels at Szechuan Impression

  Szechuan Impression opened last summer in Alhambra. I finally tried a bite from the recent LA Weekly Essentials Food Festival. After chatting with friends, we gathered up a group of 6 to… Continue reading

Win Tickets to Movable Feast This Sunday, April 26

  The 5th Annual Movable Feast returns to Park Plaza Hotel this Sunday, April 26th. The food festival benefits St. John’s Well Child and Family Center and access to healthy eats across South Los… Continue reading