West Hollywood: Herringbone Opens at the Mondrian

The Los Angeles outpost of Herringbone recently opened at the Mondrian a couple months ago. The original location in San Diego is known for seafood and the LA one carries on this tradition. Herringbone is such… Continue reading

DTLA: The Continental Club is Now Open

  The Continental Club just opened in Downtown Los Angeles. Next door to Bar Ama, you enter the swanky lounge street side during the week and down the alley during weekends. We were… Continue reading

Costa Mesa – How to Create a $12 Bowl of Ramen at Santouka

Step 0 – Go to Santouka Ramen. Step 1- order the shio (salt) ramen Step 2- get it large (not small, not medium) Step 3- add an egg Step 4 – get extra… Continue reading

DTLA: The Nest Opens at WP24

WP24 has converted their lounge into The Nest serving small plates and cocktails. The idea came about when WP24 wanted to offer guests a place to grab a quick bite before the game… Continue reading

Hollywood: The Hangover Burger at Mud Hen Tavern

If you find yourself at Mud Hen Tavern for any of the Whiskey Monday nights this month, I implore you to try the Hangover burger. It’s their burger but with a fried egg… Continue reading

West Hollywood: Italian Cooking Classes at Al Bacio

Recently I attended a cooking class at the new Italian restaurant Al Bacio on Sunset in West Hollywood. It’s across the street from The Eveleigh and Church Key. The next class is this… Continue reading

SGV: Mexican American Breakfast at Flo’s Coffee Shop

  I must be on a breakfast kick lately with my recent meals at Jist and Kings Road Cafe. My fine dining partner and I hit up a hole-in-the-wall spot in El Monte in… Continue reading

Chinatown: Cocktails at General Lee’s

General Lee’s bar is now open in Chinatown. It took over the old Mountain Bar space , which funny enough took over the old General Lee’s Man Jen Low restaurant space. What is… Continue reading

Mid-City: Brunch at Kings Road Cafe

Kings Road Cafe is super popular with the locals for location, food and the patio for people watching. It can get very busy but our wait was relatively short at 30 minutes on… Continue reading

SGV: Tea Leaf Salad at Daw Yee Myanmar Cafe

I’ve been craving Burmese tea leaf salad and found Daw Yee in Monterey Park in the San Gabriel Valley. It’s a small restaurant off the busy Garvey Avenue. My noodles partner and I… Continue reading