Tag Archive: dtla lunch

DTLA Lunch: Kagura in Little Tokyo

  Recently I decided I needed to find some new lunch spots in Little Tokyo. After seeing the lines everywhere, we ended up at the quiet Kagura. It’s in the Japanese Village Plaza… Continue reading

DTLA: The Wonton Search Continues at Uncle John’s Cafe

  Following the disappointing wonton noodles soup at China Cafe which I actually thought the wontons were fine, if a little inauthentic, I found myself at Uncle John’s Cafe looking at the half-Chinese… Continue reading

DTLA: Checking Out Lunch at Lililya

  I’m always looking for new places to eat for lunch in Downtown Los Angeles. I’m usually in the South Park area but now I’ve been traveling to Little Tokyo fairly frequently. I’ve… Continue reading

DTLA: Getting Persian Kabobs at Shekarchi

There are quite a few Persian restaurants in Los Angeles and a number of them are in Downtown Los Angeles. I’ve been to Shekarchi a few years ago. It was extremely busy then… Continue reading

DTLA: China Cafe at Grand Central Market

China Cafe has long fascinated me. It’s in the center of the Grand Central Market. Known for their wontons, I was skeptical this busy lunch counter could be any good. There’s only one… Continue reading

DTLA: Men Oh Tokushima Ramen Now Open

There’s a new ramen-ya (that’s ramen joint) in town. Men Oh brings tokushima ramen, a bit of a hybrid between tonkotsu (fatty pork) and shoyu (soy sauce) broths. On the island of Shikoku… Continue reading

DTLA: The Parish is Now Open

I had been anticipating the opening of the Parish for months. I would drive by it almost every day and checked the progress. And then one day it opened. I was out of… Continue reading

DTLA: All Night Happy Hour at Nick & Stef’s

  After my guest bartending stint at Nick + Stef’s, I sat down to enjoy all night happy hour. Many Downtown office workers will tell you they love happy hour and to find… Continue reading

DTLA: Soleto Now Open

Recently I was invited to check out the newly opened Italian restaurant Soleto in Downtown Los Angeles. In the former Zucca space, they have retained the pizza oven but done away with the… Continue reading

DTLA: Dinner at Industriel

I tried the new Industriel restaurant in Downtown Los Angeles a few weeks ago. Located on the corner of 6th and Grand, the well-designed restaurant did have a bit of a swiggly feel… Continue reading