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DTLA: Checking out Pez Cantina

  I’m always on the hunt for dinner options before shows at the Music Center in Downtown Los Angeles. Pez Cantina opened late last year and I’ve been meaning to check it out.… Continue reading

2015 William Grant and Sons May Mix-Off Returns to the Mixing Room at the JW Marriott, LA Live

William Grant and Son’s May Mix-Off cocktail competition returns to the Mixing Room at the JW Marriott at LA Live Wednesdays in May. Meet the competitors Wednesday, May 6. Then check them out each… Continue reading

DTLA: Checking Out (Almost) All the Drinks and Tacos at B.S. Taqueria

  B.S. Taqueria is now open in the old Mo-Chica space in Downtown Los Angeles. The taqueria opened by Chef Ray Garcia, formerly of Fig in Santa Monica, gives us a hint of… Continue reading

DTLA: I Ate Vegetarian at Zinc and I Didn’t Even Know It

  Zinc Cafe and Market doesn’t call itself a vegetarian restaurant but it is… and you won’t miss the meat here. I ate a whole dinner completely baffled I didn’t want a “real”… Continue reading

DTLA: Fried Chicken and Waffles at Mabel’s

Mabel’s has finally opened in Downtown Los Angeles. I’ve been waiting for it to open since I first heard about it in the fall of 2013. Every so often I would walk or drive… Continue reading

DTLA: Ramen at Old School Orochon

  Old school ramenya, Orochon Ramen, is still plenty popular with long lines at night. It’s in the same plaza as Curry House, Mako Sushi, Tangerine, Yakitori Koshiji and the new location of Kokekokko. The anchor grocery… Continue reading

DTLA: Pasta at Maccheroni Republic

  Macherroni Republic gets warm support from the Downtown Los Angeles community. DTLA residents and office workers alike flock to this slightly hidden gem located across the street from Grand Central Market. I’ve… Continue reading

DTLA: Ramen and Chirashi at 3rd Generation Sake Bar

  Ramen is slowly taking over my life. My latest adventure was at 3rd Generation Sake Bar which opened about two months ago in Downtown Los Angeles. Their menu is fairly simple. Do you… Continue reading

Santa Monica: Belcampo Meat Company Is Now Open

Belcampo Meat Company, Santa Monica is now open. I got to check it out during a limited-run preview last year with guest bartenders. The Downtown Los Angeles location at Grand Central Market is… Continue reading

DTLA: Fogo de Chao Is Now Open

Fogo de Chao is now open in Downtown Los Angeles. The DTLA outpost of the popular Brazilian steakhouse brings an exciting meat parade to both denizens and office workers alike. Plus I’m pretty… Continue reading