Tag Archive: restaurant reviews

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

DTLA: Horse Thief BBQ and G & B Coffee at Grand Central Market

  The thing about being on Instagram is I get terribly hungry when I look at other people’s pictures of their lunches. Pretty soon I started craving BBQ and I blame it on… Continue reading

Recap: Highland Park Tacos & Cocktails Crawl

Head east to Highland Park and you will find a tacos wonderland. A few weeks back, a group of 8 or so joined me on a jaunt down York Boulevard for tacos and… Continue reading

Little Tokyo: Ramen Hunting at TOT & Kouraku

I’m still hunting for my replacement bowl of ramen in Little Tokyo. Ever since Chin Ma Ya closed, I’ve been knocking on the doors of old favorites and new ramen houses. I’ve been… Continue reading

SGV: Fortune Dumpling

I spotted Fortune Dumpling a few months and put it on my list of dumplings places to try. Perhaps one of these days I’ll find my favorite xiao long bao (juicy soup dumplings)… Continue reading

SGV: Asian Fusion at Dip’s Grill

There’s a friend I see every so often and she is a true foodie. All we talk about is food. Okay, maybe we talk a bit about dating too. It takes us a… Continue reading

Long Beach: Food Crawling All Over the Queen Mary

My parents were the sort of people that loved going to events, attractions, street festivals and the like. I remember every summer, we’d make a pilgrimage from Valencia (Magic Mountain) to San Diego… Continue reading

Austin: Second Bar + Kitchen and Bar Congress

There were so many restaurants I wanted to visit in Austin but with only a few days and no dining partners, I wasn’t able to quite make it a food-tastic trip like I… Continue reading

Austin: Frank, Mekong River & 24 Diner

When I first got to Austin, I saw Frank on my way to my hotel. I promised myself I would investigate the alluring shop with its sign “proud purveyors of PORK and its… Continue reading

Austin: Peche, Townhouse and La Condesa

I was having a great time in Austin exploring the craft cocktail scene. Some of the local bartenders I met would be derisive of calling it a scene. But it’s getting there. Much… Continue reading