Tag Archive: dtla lunch

DTLA: Blossom Vietnamese Restaurant

This must be the year I re-visit restaurants I’ve only been to once. I had gone to Blossom years ago one night and thought it was fine. I love the wonderful pho joints… Continue reading

DTLA: Dinner at Bar Ama

When I first started going to Bar Ama, I was swinging by for lunch. I’ve now gone in a few times for dinner and it’s a different vibe. Both are excellent but there’s… Continue reading

DTLA: Lunch at Cafe Pinot with Chef Sydney Hunter

It has been a while since I’ve been in to Cafe Pinot. I recently went back to see what’s changed now that Chef Sydney Hunter III has been in the kitchen for over… Continue reading

Little Tokyo: Checking out Handmade Udon at Marugame Monzo

  Maragame Monzo took over the Fat Spoon space last month and adds yet another noodles shop to Little Tokyo in Downtown Los Angeles. But unlike its neighbor, Daikokuya, Monzo serves handmade udon… Continue reading

DTLA: Birdsong’s Veggietaria Now Open

I’m always looking for a new lunch spot in DTLA and recently checked out the newly opened Birdsong’s Veggietaria. I’m not a vegetarian or vegan but I like eating veg sometimes. The brightly… Continue reading

DTLA: Lunch at Le Ka

I checked out Le Ka for lunch during the last dineLA run and then went back for cocktails a couple nights later.   For my first of three courses, I opted for the… Continue reading

Little Tokyo: Ikemen Ramen Now Open

Ever since my usual ramen shop closed in Little Tokyo, I’ve been on a ramen rampage. Luckily for me, a few options have opened in Downtown. I checked out the new Ikemen Ramen… Continue reading

DTLA: Indian Buffet Lunch at Gill’s

  On the perpetual lunch search, I had stumbled upon Gill’s Indian Restaurant when I first started working in Downtown. Then I promptly forgot about it until recently. Oh, I’ve always known it’s… Continue reading

DTLA: Bar Ama Now Open

I fully expect everyone to jump on the band wagon for Tex-Mex after this article but I have to admit, I still never found it that interesting. However, I love Chef Josef Centeno’s… Continue reading

DTLA: Paul Shoemaker’s Juicy Lucy is Now Open

Growing up in Los Angeles means I have a lot of memories associated with certain places. I would go to the little shopping mall with my parents at what is now known as… Continue reading