DTLA: St. Vincent’s Court

The second cicLAvia happened a couple of weeks ago, giving me the perfect opportunity to walk around DTLA to explore. We started on the cicLAvia route in Little Tokyo and headed up 7th… Continue reading

DTLA: I’ll meet you at the Far Bar

On First Street in Little Tokyo, between two buildings is a narrow alley leading to Far Bar. The first time I was led into this alley a couple of years back, I felt… Continue reading

Border Grill DTLA: Top Chef Masters Viewing Party

Chef Mary Sue of Border Grill made it through another round of Top Chef Masters! Border Grill will throw a viewing party for Top Chef Masters at all location this Wednesday, May 4… Continue reading

Terranea: New Bar Bites at mar’sel

I was invited to check out the new bar bitesĀ  menu at mar’sel, one of the restaurants at the Terranea resort. Terranea opened in the summer of 2009 and I had been curious… Continue reading

Gee Whiz, Son of a Gun!

Vinny Dotolo and Jon Shook, the guys behind Animal opened up a seafood restaurant a couple of months back named Son of a Gun. I made it over last week after hearing how… Continue reading

Return to Barbrix and the Good Ship Grace

I met up with Jennie from the Happy Hour Tour a couple weeks back at Barbrix. I hadn’t been in a while but the prosecco cocktails for $8 always seem so enticing. I… Continue reading

MDR: Brunching at Vu

When Vu first opened late last year, everyone was buzzing about Chef Kyle Schutte’s Southern Molecular Gastronomy dishes such as chicken fried watermelon, pork belly with root beer gelee, Sprite ice, mayo powders… Continue reading

Hollywood: Library Bar at the Roosevelt

I first met Matt Biancaniello of the Library Bar at the Roosevelt at Test Kitchen last fall. At the time, I knew of the Library Bar but had not gone in. I told… Continue reading

Baz Luhrmann: Show at the Barre

For the Record: Baz Luhrmann is playing through June at Show at the Barre. I attended a couple of weeks ago because not only do I love musicals, I love Baz Luhrmann. I… Continue reading

Beauty, Bloggers & Beer: Deschutes Brewery

I was invited to at event at Benefit Cosmetics sponsored by Deschutes Brewery last week. The Bend, Oregon brewery came down to LA for what they called Base Camp Week. We got to… Continue reading