Tag Archive: weho

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

LA Lady Bartenders Do Brunch at Eveleigh

A couple weeks after Tales of the Cocktail, I joined a gathering of LA lady bartenders for brunch at Eveleigh. It was an informal gathering, nothing like our LUPEC meetings. Just a gathering… Continue reading

West Hollywood: Cocktails and Dinner at Asia de Cuba

I was invited to try Asia de Cuba at the Mondrian Hotel. Asia de Cuba recently started offering more small plates making it easier for groups to share. We decided to order a… Continue reading

West Hollywood: Traktir

I’ve driven by Traktir in West Hollywood for years and have always been curious about this Ukranian-Russian joint. I finally had a chance to go a couple of weeks ago. It is apparent… Continue reading

West Hollywood: Michael Voltaggio’s Ink. Goes Omakase

ink. September 21, 2011. Opening night. Then one week later, I was back again. Three months later, finally the Minty post. While there were many blog posts eagerly anticipating, touting the opening night… Continue reading

West Hollywood: ink.sack

  Although ink.sack opened before ink., I still hadn’t made it over for the adorably tiny sandwiches. I had heard so much about these petite sammies and given plenty of warning to get… Continue reading

West Hollywood: Chasing Uni Tempura at Nobu

It started innocently enough. I was wandering online and spotted this recipe for Nobu‘s Uni Shiso Tempura by Gastrophoria. I immediately sent it to¬† my good friend, uni lover Ali Loves LA. Instead… Continue reading

West Hollywood: Rosa Mexicano

I was invited to check out the new Rosa Mexicano in West Hollywood as a possible venue for an upcoming event. I have been to the location at LA Live and I have… Continue reading

West Hollywood: Drinks at ink.

  Just when people started referring to bartenders as “mixologists,” bartenders have now proudly reclaimed the word “bartender” in the name of hospitality. And Devon Espinosa, the bar manager at ink. has done… Continue reading

Get Your Meat On at Lindy & Grundy

  Lindy & Grundy opened earlier this year and after brunch at the Fat Dog, I finally made it in. I was immediately greeted by Amelia Posada, one half of the dynamic duo… Continue reading