Culver City: New Cocktails at City Tavern

  City Tavern may be generally known as a gastropub with many fine craft beers but they have been working on their cocktail list and I was invited to try the new late… Continue reading

Eating Live Seafood at Wassada with the Gastronauts

A few months ago, I joined the Gastronauts, an adventurous eating club. I hadn’t been able to go to any of the suppers until a few weeks ago. I had always wanted to… Continue reading

Arcadia: Din Tai Fung

Oddly, I thought I had written about Din Tai Fung ages ago but it appears I’ve been remiss and only referred to it in other juicy dumplings posts.  Heck, I might even have… Continue reading

Fried Chicken Crawl – Save the Date, 12/11/11

The Minty and the Hungry Hungry Hanh would like you to join them for a fried chicken crawl in the Valley in Los Angeles & Culver City on Sunday, December 11.  Please RSVP… Continue reading

DTLA: Vintage 10-Fifty Menu Revamp

  Vintage 10-Fifty led the way to a couple of interesting restaurants to open at the corner of 11th and Hill at the Belasco building.  First Wraps & Rolls opened then Dos Chinos.… Continue reading

DTLA: Lunch at Pattern Bar

  I finally had a chance to check out Pattern Bar for lunch last week. I always meant to go back after my initial drinks when the bar first opened this summer. I… Continue reading

Black Grouse Distinctive Bartenders Tour at Harvard & Stone

In terms of Scotch, I tend to stick to brands like Famous Grouse because of taste and affordability. But sometimes you want something a bit more, something a bit more distinctive. Enter the… Continue reading

Culver City: Another Spin Through Lukshon

I recently took a friend to Lukshon who’s never been. There were some items that were new including a couple of cocktails and savory dishes that I wanted to check out. Usually I… Continue reading

Hollywood: Return to Public Kitchen & Bar

After Speed Rack, we headed over to Public Kitchen and Bar for a bite. Of course we had to get the oysters. I wish the December Oysters & Champagne event was going on… Continue reading

Jean Pierre Bosc: New Chef at Kendall’s Brasserie

  Chef Jean Pierre Bosc took over the toque at Kendall’s Brasserie. Chef Bosc has worked at many fine restaurants including Mimosa and most recently, Cafe des Artistes. I loved Cafe des Artistes… Continue reading