Category Archive: food

Hollywood: The Hangover Burger at Mud Hen Tavern

If you find yourself at Mud Hen Tavern for any of the Whiskey Monday nights this month, I implore you to try the Hangover burger. It’s their burger but with a fried egg… Continue reading

West Hollywood: Italian Cooking Classes at Al Bacio

Recently I attended a cooking class at the new Italian restaurant Al Bacio on Sunset in West Hollywood. It’s across the street from The Eveleigh and Church Key. The next class is this… Continue reading

SGV: Mexican American Breakfast at Flo’s Coffee Shop

  I must be on a breakfast kick lately with my recent meals at Jist and Kings Road Cafe. My fine dining partner and I hit up a hole-in-the-wall spot in El Monte in… Continue reading

Mid-City: Brunch at Kings Road Cafe

Kings Road Cafe is super popular with the locals for location, food and the patio for people watching. It can get very busy but our wait was relatively short at 30 minutes on… Continue reading

SGV: Tea Leaf Salad at Daw Yee Myanmar Cafe

I’ve been craving Burmese tea leaf salad and found Daw Yee in Monterey Park in the San Gabriel Valley. It’s a small restaurant off the busy Garvey Avenue. My noodles partner and I… Continue reading

Little Tokyo: Brunch Every Day of the Week at Jist Cafe

  If eating breakfast foods any time of the day or night is one of life’s many pleasures, then getting brunch any day of the week may be even better. Jist Cafe in… Continue reading

Pasadena: Beer Dinners at Kings Row Pub

Recently I attended a beer dinner for Smog City Brewing at Kings Row Gastropub in Old Town Pasadena. The $30 beer dinner includes 6 courses which is an outstanding deal. The next one… Continue reading

Roadhouse at the Improv BBQ

Hold your horses, there’s a new ‘cue in town! Roadhouse at the Improv just opened taking over the food program at the comedy joint. Roadhouse isn’t exactly American BBQ but what is American… Continue reading

West Hollywood: Red Med at the Formosa

The Formosa, the classic Hollywood hangout, has invited Red Medicine into its kitchen. Red Med at the Formosa is being called a semi-permanent pop-up –defying the definition of a “pop up.” Red Med… Continue reading

DTLA: A Quickie at Tacos Mexico

After bar hopping through the new Ace Hotel, it seemed only natural to make a tacos stop at neighboring Tacos Mexico.  The three of us ordered a number of tacos and I wanted… Continue reading