Solvang: Dinner at Root 246

  I was in Solvang for a day trip and we had hit up some of the wine rooms in the deliberately quaint town. I was perhaps a little over the kitsch when… Continue reading

Buellton: Dinner at Industrial Eats

  On the way back from our day trip in Santa Barbara, we stopped at Industrial Eats in Buellton. It’s obviously a locals favorite but we managed to find one of the last… Continue reading

Santa Barbara: DIY Lunch with On the Alley and the Santa Barbara Fish Market

  We arrived at the Santa Barbara Fish Market starving. A friend went to get us sea urchin and oysters while another grabbed an outdoors table and I went  a couple doors over… Continue reading

DTLA: Dinner at the Veggie-Centric PYT

  Chef Josef Centeno has created a restaurant inside of a restaurant with the new PYT inside of Ledlow. My pal Carina was in town and whenever we get together, we look for the… Continue reading

Santa Monica: Dinner and Drinks at Cassia

  To kick things off at Cassia, one of LA’s best restaurants, I got the Pina Colada and added a couple extra bucks for the strawberry balsamic gastrique (aka “lava flow”). We were… Continue reading

DTLA: New Drinks at Honeycut for Fall/Winter 2016

  Honeycut recently rolled out a new drinks menu featuring their tiki-space cocktails along with new draft cocktails in the disco room. After a massive meaty dinner at Oreno, some cocktails sounded like… Continue reading

Highland Park: Drinks at ETA Bar

  I was doing research on a fun Highland Park bar hop and went into ETA. I’ve been meaning to check them out for a while. They’ve been open about six months now.… Continue reading

Mar Vista: That Sunday Gravy at Status Kuo

  Edit 11/9/16 – apparently Status Kuo is changing its name to Little Fatty and the bar will be called Accomplice.    I recently was in Philadelphia and a bartender I met there… Continue reading

Little Tokyo: Japanese BBQ at Oreno

    Oreno in Little Tokyo is Japanese BBQ or perhaps it’s the Japanese take on Korean BBQ. After trying to decide if we wanted this cut or that, we just simplified our… Continue reading

DTLA: Tacos Everyday at Sonoratown

  It was a Wednesday when I went to check out Sonoratown. I joked it must have been Taco Wednesday or actually, Tacos Everyday! I am certain I can eat tacos every day… Continue reading