Category Archive: food

West Hollywood: Cocktails and Dinner at The Nice Guy

  The Nice Guy on La Cienega opened a few months ago. The reservations only  restaurant and lounge is serving up tasty cocktails and really good food. It’s terrible to think you either… Continue reading

DTLA: Sixth Street Tavern Drinks and Bar Snacks

  I recently checked out Sixth Street Tavern, part of the Acme bar group, in Downtown Los Angeles. I knew it was a sister bar to Beelman’s Pub and they share the same… Continue reading

Westwood: Garlo’s Aussie Pie Shop

  Garlo’s Aussie Pie Shop has opened its first store in the US in Westwood. I was invited to check out the space and sample a couple of pies. First, a brief background… Continue reading

Vernon: Gyros at Alexander’s Greek Kitchen

  Alexander’s Greek Kitchen in Vernon has been getting a lot of buzz lately. The small shop located at a strip mall in the industrial part of town, just a few miles from… Continue reading

Little Tokyo: Kula Revolving Sushi Bar

    Kaiten sushi or conveyor belt sushi restaurants are popular because the sushi is generally cheaper. It’s also novel to get your sushi by plucking dishes off a conveyor belt (or boat… Continue reading

Ludlows Cocktail Company’s Jelly Shots Now Available in Stores

  Remember that time when I went bar hopping with Ludlows Cocktail Company to sample their five excellent jelly shots flavors? Well, they’re finally available in stores! The five flavors are: Planter’s Punch, Old… Continue reading

Pasadena: 800 Degrees Pizza Now Open

800 Degrees Neopolitan Pizzeria is now open in Pasadena. The Neopolitan style pizza joint allows you to customize to your heart’s content or you can go with their specialties. Let’s say you want… Continue reading

Koreatown: Dinner at Commissary

    Commissary is the latest to open at the Line Hotel. Like POT, the Cafe and room service, the food is by Roy Choi. The beautiful restaurant is on the second floor next… Continue reading

The Little Jewel of New Orleans, er, Chinatown

    It’s been interesting to watch the revitalization of Chinatown. I was born in Chinatown and grew up on the Eastside. When the Chinese found their way to the San Gabriel Valley,… Continue reading

Cooking Classes at EATZ + Recap of Making Pasta By Hand

  EATZ  on La Brea offers a variety of cooking classes that would be fun for friends, couples, parents and kids, showers, bachelorette (and bachelor!) parties or anyone who wants to learn how to… Continue reading