Category Archive: restaurant reviews

Playa del Rey: Getting Old School Italian with Catalini’s Salerno Beach Restaurant

      Before I left for New Orleans earlier this month, I spent some time in Playa del Rey. My original intention of checking out all the fancy new spots in PDR… Continue reading

Newport Beach: Picnic in Style with Pandor Boulangerie

  This summer has been my summer of picnics. While down in Orange County, I stopped at Pandor Boulangerie in Newport Beach to grab essentials for the perfect outdoor meal. For 6 people,… Continue reading

West LA: Indian Food and Cocktails at Bombay Cafe

  Longtime West LA favorite Bombay Cafe has been faithfully serving Indian food on Pico for years. You may have gotten lunch or dinner there but did you know they have a full… Continue reading

DTLA: Checking Out the Thai Food at Soi 7

I’ve been going to Soi 7 off and on since it opened years ago. I’ve never written about it but always appreciated that I could get a table any time for lunch or… Continue reading

DTLA: Happy Hour at LA Live’s Triple 8

  Triple 8 is one of the newest restaurants at LA Live in Downtown Los Angeles. Taking over the old Trader Vic’s space, the newly transformed Chinese restaurant serves a variety of crowd… Continue reading

West Hollywood: Bottomless Mimosas at The Church Key

  The Chuch Key in West Hollywood has launched bottomless mimosas. It’s a steal at $13. Recently I was invited to check ’em out but being the sassy girl I am, I opted… Continue reading

Hollywood: Rooftop Film Club Takes Over The Montalban

  The Rooftop Film Club kicked off this week at The Montalban Theatre in Hollywood. As the name implies, the rooftop turned movie theatre shows films under the stars. With 160 comfy seats, some… Continue reading

Straight Outta Compton: Birria de Chivo aka The Gordita Spot

  I’ve wanted to go to Compton’s Alameda Street for street food for years. I finally made it out a couple of weekends ago to the Birria de Chivo truck aka The Gordita… Continue reading

Culver City: That Chicken Liver at Hatchet Hall + Old Man Bar

Hatchet Hall in Culver City is now open. When chefs Brian Dunsmoor and Kris Tominaga left The Hart and The Hunter, I was rather devastated. I loved their cooking. I was happy when Kris popped… Continue reading

Beverly Hills: Crudo Hour at Culina and Drinks by Cocktail Academy

  Culina. Modern Italian has scored a major coup. They’ve brought on the Cocktail Academy to consult on their drinks list. The resulting cocktails include every sort of mood– from vodka to bourbon… Continue reading