Tag Archive: french food

First Look at Walter Manzke’s Long Awaited Republique

Years in the making, Chef Walter Manzke’s Republique is now open. My fine dining partner and I made reservations but it turned out the restaurant wasn’t officially open yet.  Luckily for us, the… Continue reading

DTLA: Cocktails at Coco Laurent

In the heart of Downtown is Coco Laurent. Serving up a menu of French classics and solid craft cocktails, Coco Laurent is an ideal restaurant and bar to duck into before a 7th… Continue reading

Happy Hour at the New DTLA Figaro

Figaro DTLA officially opened this month. I had seen a valet stand last month wonder what the restaurant was and checked it out a couple of weeks ago. We got there just in… Continue reading

Hollywood: Papilles is Big on Tastebuds

Papilles- French for “tastebuds,” opened in Hollywood late last year. Fans of Bacaro and Mignon in Downtown would be sad to know the partnership that formed the two wine bars has dissolved but… Continue reading

DTLA: Return to LQ at SK

  LQ at SK or Laurent Quenioux at Starry Kitchen is still going strong after 6 months. I took my fine dining partner to the Downtown Los Angeles pop-up a couple of weeks… Continue reading

Happy Hour at the Perch

  When I first checked out the Perch, they hadn’t started happy hour yet. By the next week, they got with the program and locals and office workers are now flocking to the… Continue reading

Little Next Door

“I want seafood. But no sushi. And not too expensive, either.” This is what the Gay Boyfriend told me one Sunday evening. After going back and forth, we ended up at Little Next… Continue reading