Koreatown: Korean-Style Japanese Seafood at A-Won

  I had eaten a chirashi bowl for lunch but I’m always down for impromptu dinners even if it was an offer of more raw fish. So I found my way to A-Won,… Continue reading

West Hollywood: Employees Only LA Is Now Open

  Employees Only in West Hollywood has officially opened. The bar from New York actually has several locations around the world including Singapore. EO LA took over the old Baby Blues BBQ space… Continue reading

SGV: Sheng Jian Bao at Emperor Q38 Noodle

  One night I wanted Burmese food. I ended up instead at a Shanghainese noodle shop. The Burmese restaurant I wanted to try closed early for cleaning so we went down the street… Continue reading

Koreatown: Celebrate National Soft Pretzel Month at Biergarten

  It’s been a hot minute since I have gone to Biergarten in Koreatown. I was lured in because I heard they had these crazy pretzels for National Soft Pretzel Month. Did you… Continue reading

Masters of Taste Returns to the Rose Bowl Sunday, May 6

  Masters of Taste returns to Pasadena’s Rose Bowl on Sunday, May 6. The food festival benefits the Union Station Homeless Services. 100% of the ticket sales goes to this wonderful charity. Get… Continue reading

Boyle Heights: Menudo at Los Cinco Puntos

  One morning, I found myself in Boyle Heights in search of menudo. I had seen a photo of a gorgeous bowl and knew I had to try it myself. The search led… Continue reading

DTLA: Hawaiian Garlic Shrimp at Broken Mouth

  I checked out Broken Mouth – Lee’s Homestyle for Hawaiian food last week. It’s a tiny shop in the fashion district of Downtown Los Angeles. There’s one table that gets crowded with… Continue reading

Introducing Paul John Indian Whisky

  When I heard about the Paul John Whisky tasting at The Daily Pint in Santa Monica, I made sure I cleared my plans to attend. I was very interested in tasting the… Continue reading

Checking Out Nikka Coffey Gin and Vodka

  Today I’m going to feature both gin and vodka for Spirit Week at The Minty. Last September, I attended a tasting for Nikka Coffey Gin and Vodka at Baldoria. I was curious… Continue reading

Portobello Road Gin Launches in California

Portobello Road Gin just launched in California. It officially launched in the US (New York) in 2015 but has now made its way to the West Coast and specifically you can find it… Continue reading