Tag Archive: gastropub

Atwater Village: Dinner and Drinks at The Morrison

Recently The Morrison welcomed new Executive Chef Michael Ruiz (formerly Cobra and Matadors) and Beverage Director Steve Calabro (formerly Red O, Craig’s) to the year-old Scottish gastropub. When I talked with friends, everyone suggested… Continue reading

Highland Park: Dinner at Sonny’s Hideaway

I recently checked out Sonny’s Hideaway for dinner. I had previously been for drinks and put it as part of a Highland Park bar crawl a few months ago. I’ve been dying to… Continue reading

Culver City: Burgers and Cocktails at Father’s Office

There are some who would say Father’s Office has the best burger in Los Angeles. It’s definitely one of my favorite burgers. It has a colorful past where lines were drawn over the… Continue reading

Chinatown: Build Your Own Manhattan or Martini at 643 North

The new gastropub 643 North has opened in Chinatown. Located across the street from Spring Street BBQ, 643 North has locked in the corner with craft beer, cocktails and a full menu of… Continue reading

DTLA: Hanging Out at Stocking Frame

It’s always exciting when I find a new viable lunch spot. I checked out Stocking Frame which opened less than 6 months ago in Downtown Los Angeles. It’s been serving dinner and cocktails… Continue reading

New Chef and Drinks at The Churchill

The Churchill has launched a menu by new Executive Chef Michael Bryant (formerly Joe’s, Father’s Office, Palihouse Hotel) and a new cocktails list by beverage consultant Karen Grill (Bestia). I was invited a… Continue reading

Culver City: New Chef Kyle Schutte at Corner Door

Chef Kyle Schutte took over the kitchen at Corner Door a few months ago. Known for his modernist, molecular cooking, I thought it was interesting he’s now at Corner Door known for its… Continue reading

Bozeman, Montana: Dinner at the Copper Whiskey Bar

I have to give credit to my roadtrip buddy for spotting the Copper Whiskey Bar. We had seen it after our lunch at Bacchus and then decided to go in after walking Main… Continue reading

Las Vegas: Beer vs Booze Dinner at Public House at the Venetian

While I was in Las Vegas for Nightclub and Bar show, I was invited to attend the Public House‘s Pop-Up Showdown between beer and booze at the Venetian. The Public House cicerone Russell… Continue reading

Culver City: New Spring Cocktails at Corner Door

Before dinner at A-Frame, I met up with a friend at Corner Door. There one of the Minty’s 2012 Hot Bartender nominees, Beau Du Bois was manning the bar. The cocktails list was… Continue reading