Tag Archive: small plates

Tapas at Smoke.Oil.Salt

  The new Smoke.Oil.Salt aims to fill a culinary void in Los Angeles with Spanish tapas and paella. Helmed by Chef Perfect Rocher who is a third generation paella maker, the restaurant occupies… Continue reading

DTLA: The Nest Opens at WP24

WP24 has converted their lounge into The Nest serving small plates and cocktails. The idea came about when WP24 wanted to offer guests a place to grab a quick bite before the game… Continue reading

West Hollywood: American Dim Sum at The Church Key

The Church Key opened in West Hollywood less than two months ago and it’s already a smash hit. Taking inspiration from San Francisco’s State Bird Provisions and the Chinese tradition of dim sum,… Continue reading

PDX: Best Onion Rings at Lincoln Restaurant

Unlike most trips where I research the hell out of the city for the best eats, I played it by ear with Portland. I was in town for Portland Cocktail Week and went… Continue reading

Pasadena: Checking out The Vol. 94

It started with as simple picture. Congee. Uni. Boom. The Vol. 94 stayed on my brain until I got to it. That happens sometimes. I didn’t care what else we ordered but I… Continue reading

Get Your El Frosty and Other Winter Cocktails at 1886

1886 Bar at the Raymond is rocking a new winters cocktails list. I had a chance to try some cocktails a few weeks back. Former 1886 bartender Lacey Murillo may have left the… Continue reading

West Hollywood: Birthday Dinner at Mercato di Vetro

After drinks at Playa, I headed over to Mercato di Vetro for an impromptu birthday dinner. After my SF Labor Day weekend trip, I really didn’t want to do anything for my birthday.… Continue reading

Pasadena: Checking out Small Plates at Racion

Racion has been very well received in Pasadena. I checked it out a few weeks ago, intrigued by their small plates menu which was billed as Spanish and Basque. The intimate restaurant on… Continue reading

Eat.Drink.Americano Now Open in Downtown LA

Eat.Drink.Americano opened last week in the Arts District of Downtown Los Angeles in the former Cafe Metropol space. It’s in the same building as R23 Sushi. Having not been to Cafe Metropol before,… Continue reading

Studio City: Dinner at Raphael

Last summer, I checked out Raphael which had just opened. I mainly tasted cocktails and had a few small bites. When my best friend asked me where to go for her birthday, I… Continue reading