Category Archive: food

Little Tokyo: Omakase at Mako Sushi

  A friend offered to take me out for my birthday recently and I gave him a choice of sushi, meat, Ethiopian or meat. We narrowed it down to sushi and I picked… Continue reading

Children’s Cooking and Etiquette Class at Culina

  The Four Seasons Los Angeles of Beverly Hills is offering a children’s cooking and etiquette class this Saturday, October 11 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The class will be held in… Continue reading

Taste of Italy is Coming Saturday, October 11 + Special Discount Code

    The Italian American Museum of Los Angeles presents the Sixth Annual Taste of Italy  at the Pico House on Saturday, October 11. Taste of Italy will feature 50+ Italian restaurants in the region… Continue reading

Hollywood: Vintage Booze at The Pikey

  The Pikey has launched a vintage whiskey list featuring bottles from the 1940s and on. I was invited to a special tasting that also featured the Pikey’s great food. The list has plenty of older… Continue reading

DTLA: Gelato at Gelateria Uli

  Gelateria Uli opened at the Spring Arcade in Downtown Los Angeles in April earlier this year. I finally made it out to try some gelato. My favorite is pistachio so I use… Continue reading

Little Tokyo: SKD Tofu House

  SoKongDong or SKD Tofu House was one of my favorite tofu houses in Koreatown. They and Beverly Soon Tofu were always the most respected tofu houses. SKD moved downtown to Little Tokyo… Continue reading

West LA: Ramen at Tsujita Annex

  When Tsujita came on the scene, legendary long lines kept me away from trying this ramen and tsukemen shop. Then they opened an annex shop across the street. I still didn’t make… Continue reading

SF: Breakfast at Homeskillet

  My last breakfast in San Francisco. Where should I go? I wandered around Union Square and spotted a diner. Perfect. Stepping into Homeskillet, I realized I was in some sort of newish… Continue reading

SF: Have You Eaten at Kin Khao Yet?

  On my last trip to San Francisco, I really wanted to try Kin Khao. The Thai restaurant is named after the phrase “kin khao” which literally translates to “eat rice” but really means,… Continue reading

Oakland: Brunch at Haven

One Sunday, we checked out brunch at Haven. Luckily we got a table with a great view of the harbor and all the folks walking back and forth from the farmers’ market. I… Continue reading