Tag Archive: dinner

SGV: JR Cafe

  A few weeks ago, I had the whim to try one of my old late night haunts, JR Cafe in San Gabriel. Back in the early to mid- 90s, Hong Kong style… Continue reading

New Spring Menu at Bar | Kitchen

Bye bye pork shank, hello foie gras BLT! Although I’m going to miss the pork shank, aka the “dinosaur bone,” I have wholeheartedly welcomed the foie gras BLT to Bar | Kitchen‘s new… Continue reading

Mercedes-Benz Transmission LA: AV Club at the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA

    The Mercedes-Benz Transmission LA: AV Club curated by Mike D (of Beasties Boys fame) opened last Friday at the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA in Downtown Los Angeles. The 3-week exhibition in… Continue reading

West Hollywood: Cocktails and Dinner at Asia de Cuba

I was invited to try Asia de Cuba at the Mondrian Hotel. Asia de Cuba recently started offering more small plates making it easier for groups to share. We decided to order a… Continue reading

DTLA: Blue Cow Kitchen

  She woke up abruptly. Her agent was speaking to her. “Casa darling, it’s time for a new role.” “But all I know is playing the Latin lady…” “I know Casa, but this… Continue reading

Scottsdale: Cafe ZuZu

After my linner (lunch + dinner) at Big Earl’s BBQ, I headed over to the Hotel Valley Ho to get ready for Arizona Cocktail Week. I was a bit early so I decided… Continue reading

West Hollywood: Traktir

I’ve driven by Traktir in West Hollywood for years and have always been curious about this Ukranian-Russian joint. I finally had a chance to go a couple of weeks ago. It is apparent… Continue reading

Austin: Frank, Mekong River & 24 Diner

When I first got to Austin, I saw Frank on my way to my hotel. I promised myself I would investigate the alluring shop with its sign “proud purveyors of PORK and its… Continue reading

Seattle: How to Cook a Wolf

Last October, I went to Ethan Stowell’s Staple and Fancy and loved it. I wanted to try another one of his restaurants during my 24 hours in Seattle and chose How to Cook… Continue reading

dineLA dinner at Josie Restaurant

Last week was quite the busy week for me. I met with a friend I hadn’t seen in a while at Josie in Santa Monica for a dineLA dinner. It’s been on my… Continue reading