Category Archive: food

Miami: Return to The Cypress Room

  It’s been a couple of years since I went to the Cypress Room in Miami. I was very surprised though to be welcomed back as the manager recognized me. We had been… Continue reading

Venice: Chef Nyesha Arrington Opens Leona Restaurant

  Leona Restaurant opened this week in Venice with Chef Nyesha Arrington at the helm. The menu reads like a love letter, highlighting the dear memories she’s made cooking with her grandmother and in… Continue reading

The Taste Returns to Paramount Studios September 4-6

  The Los Angeles Times’ food festival, The Taste, returns Labor Day weekend, September 4-6. The event features five events over three days starting with opening night.   Opening Night features the best… Continue reading

Miami: Catching the Fresh Fish at Cvi.Che 105

  After a week in Orlando eating mostly New American gastropub food, I was ready for some seafood in Miami. I headed over to Cvi.Che 105, one of the city’s top spots in… Continue reading

Palm Bay, Florida: Chinese Food at Siwon Tasty

  We drove from Orlando to Miami and stopped in Palm Bay seeking a bite. It was late afternoon but too early for dinner. Finally I spotted Siwon Tasty, a Chinese restaurant. I… Continue reading

Hollywood: Wood and Vine Welcomes New Excutive Chef Kyle Schutte

Wood and Vine welcomes a new culinary director and executive chef, Chef Kyle Schutte, to its kitchen. Last seen at Roadhouse BBQ and The Corner Door, Chef Kyle brings his unique take on… Continue reading

North Hollywood: Italian Comfort Food and Drinks at Little Toni’s

  Being the classy dame I am, I ordered Nikka Coffey Grain whisky while checking out the bar at Little Toni’s, dubbed Bar Toni’s. I’ve had the pizza before from Little Toni’s but never… Continue reading

Bar Specials with the LA Passport

  The Passport Program is still currently available for Los Angeles and other cities. The $20 field guide to drinking includes discounts for over 80 spots in Los Angeles. The specials are good… Continue reading

Koreatown: Checking Out Quarters Korean BBQ

  In the same plaza as the popular Korean BBQ restaurant Kang Hodong Baekjeong, is Quarters Korean BBQ. As you wait in long lines for Baekjeong, you can’t help but wonder if Quarters is… Continue reading

Little Tokyo: Sushi at Enya

  Sushi Enya is located in Little Tokyo in Downtown Los Angeles. I’ve passed the sushi-ya plenty of times during the day but never went in because it’s only open in the evenings.… Continue reading