Category Archive: food

Cochon 555 Comes to the Viceroy in Santa Monica on Sunday, March 29

  Cochon 555 comes back to Los Angeles March 27-29. The food competition has been touring the country picking chef winners to compete in the finals where they will be crowned the King… Continue reading

San Diego: Happy Hour at Cantina Mayahuel

  After hitting up Polite Provisions for an event for Bartenders Weekend, we walked across the street to Cantina Mayahuel for happy hour. We were going to eat at Soda and Swine but… Continue reading

San Diego: Noodles and Egg Rolls at Pho Van

  It seems I visit a new (to me) pho shop about once a year in San Diego. This time around, I hit up Pho Van which is not too far from Pho… Continue reading

San Diego: Late Night at Humberto’s Taco Shop

  After our first night in San Diego for Bartenders Weekend, we found our way to Humberto’s which is a 24-hours taco shop. Seeing that I was in San Diego, I got two… Continue reading

Koreatown: Noodles and Dumplings at Myung Dong Kyoja

  Myung Dong Kyoja has been on my Koreatown list forever. I finally made it one Saturday evening to check out their hand-cut noodles and dumplings. MDK is also really well known for… Continue reading

West LA: Getting Kosher at Ditmas Kitchen & Cocktails

  Ditmas Kitchen and Cocktails has now been open on Pico for a little over a year now. Chef Alex Reznik (Top Chef, La Seine) wanted to open a high end kosher restaurant… Continue reading

North Hollywood: Getting Drinks by the Barrel at Idle Hour

  Idle Hour opened in North Hollywood about a month ago. The barrel-shaped building was first built in 1941 during a time where there were many interesting shaped buildings around town. This style… Continue reading

West LA: Ramen at Tatsu

Tatsu Ramen on Sawtelle has been opened since 2012 but I finally made it over there just recently. There are just so many ramen options in Los Angeles! Tatsu made headlines by offering… Continue reading

Pico-Union: Getting Cuban at El Colmao

  It’s been a bit since I’ve been to El Colmao, a Cuban restaurant in the Pico-Union district, just a bit outside of Downtown Los Angeles. I wanted to revisit since I’m on… Continue reading

DTLA: The Next Art of Charcuterie Classes at Cafe Pinot on April 11

  Cafe Pinot is now offering charcuterie classes called the Art of Charcuterie.  I love cooking classes and I attended the first one last month and the next one on summer style sausages is… Continue reading