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

Marcel’s Quantum Kitchen

This past Tuesday, I went to a viewing party for Marcel’s Quantum Kitchen at the Abbey. The entire cast was there including Marcel Vigneron, Devon Espinosa, Jarrid Masse and Robyn Wilson. We watched… Continue reading

Dinner at Jar

I checked out Jar for their Blackboard Eats special last week. The special $35 prix-fixe menu included a choice of soup of the day or geme lettuce salad, entree (pot roast, wild salmon,… Continue reading

Tater Tots & God of Carnage

Before we headed out to see God of Carnage at the Ahmanson, we stopped in for happy hour at Bar | Kitchen. I had so much fun the first time I checked out… Continue reading

DTLA: The Spice Table

In the last few years, one of my friends from my old dining club and I have been haphazardly pursuing restaurants with cuisines tinged by communism. It’s an odd theme but relatively quirky… Continue reading

Hollywood: Spare Room

After dinner at Public Kitchen and Bar at the Roosevelt, we headed upstairs to the Spare Room. Aidan Demerast developed the cocktail program for the stylish bar which includes a 2-lane bowling alley.… Continue reading

La Monarca: Cakes for a Cause

La Monarca in Santa Monica officially opened last month. The traditional Latin bakery is named after the beautiful monarch butterflies that migrate from Mexico to the US from March until June. To celebrate… Continue reading

BoHo Reopens at Hollywood & Highland

BoHo reopened this week at Hollywood & Highland. Previously, the location was on Sunset, near the Arclight Theatres. Now in a bigger space with similar decor, it feels less like Grandma’s house and… Continue reading

Hollywood: Night + Market

In my continuing series of seeking non-dive Asian food*, I headed over to Night + Market to see what all the fuss was about. I should have known I would fall in love… Continue reading

West Hollywood: Lunch at Fig & Olive

Fig & Olive opened for lunch on the first day of Spring.  When we arrived, the restaurant was buzzing with most of the tables occupied. Natural light streamed all around the dining room.… Continue reading