Category Archive: restaurant reviews

Santa Monica: Dinner and Cocktails at Cadet

  Cadet opened in Santa Monica a few weeks ago. Chef Kris Tominaga heads up the kitchen that’s focused on French fare. Quite a bit of the menu is focused on the wood burning… Continue reading

East Hollywood: Recap of LA Pizza Society at Desano Pizza

  The first LA Pizza Society met up at Desano Pizza in East Hollywood. Headed up by Mike of Unemployed Eater, pizza fans gathered in the airy Desano Pizza to check out the pies… Continue reading

DTLA: New Drinks and Lunch at Faith & Flower

  Faith and Flower has recently launched new drinks and I also checked out lunch. I’ve been meaning to stop by for the lunch pre-fixe which they’re calling “quick-fixe.” For $18, you get… Continue reading

Santa Monica: Dinner at Brilliantshine

  Brilliantshine has been doing a great job with food and drinks since its opening in August. I’ve now been back several times for dinner and snacks at the bar. Recent favorites usually… Continue reading

Chinatown: Dim Sum at Empress Pavilion

  I remember when Empress Pavilion opened in Chinatown. It was the hot place to go and continued to be a staple. I even had my college graduation brunch there. Over the years,… Continue reading

Koreatown: Late Night Eats at Hodori

  It’s been a minute since I found myself in Ktown looking for late night eats. But there I was along with seemingly half of LA looking for grub Halloween night. Luckily Hodori… Continue reading

Mid-City: Tacos at Petty Cash

  Remember this post last year when I couldn’t take pictures at Petty Cash? Well, luckily they do allow photography now. Otherwise, you’d be getting more drawings from me. I was there recently… Continue reading

Larchmont: Pasta at Osteria Mamma

  Osteria Mamma has had an interesting history in the neighborhood. Rumor has it the chef and family originally owned Osteria La Buca just up the street. They sold it and then reopened… Continue reading

Little Tokyo: High Tech Ordering at Kaba Japanese Robata

  Kaba took over the old Flying Pig space in Little Tokyo. They transformed the modern space to something out of an old Japanese izakaya. However, they didn’t go that far into ancient times… Continue reading

Koreatown: POT Launches New Lunch Items

  POT has launched new menu items for lunch. If you’re close to K-town for lunch, then it might be a better time to check out POT since it gets so busy in… Continue reading