DTLA: Brack Shop Tavern Now Open

  Brack Shop Tavern is now open in Downtown Los Angeles. It took over the old Barrel Down space which was stripped and redecorated in less than a month. The bar remains in… Continue reading

SGV: Dumplings and More at Beijing Pie House

  It seems my trip to Beijing Pie House has been years in the making. At the very least, I’ve wanted to try it for a while. I attempted to go one night… Continue reading

Koreatown: Time for Warming Porridge at Bon Juk

  After a summer of not quite kicking colds quickly enough, I was downing soup like it was 65 degrees instead of the actual 95 degrees it was outside. But even a soup… Continue reading

Pasadena: Checking out the New Lost at Sea Restaurant

Lost at Sea opened in Pasadena two months ago. It’s a couple streets away from the busy stretch in Old Town Pasadena. Upon entering, it feels like you’ve crossed into serious culinary territory.… Continue reading

Las Vegas: Dinner and Cocktails at Searsucker

  On the first night I was in Las Vegas for Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of America convention, we checked out Searsucker at Caesar’s Palace. We started off with a round of drinks.… Continue reading

Las Vegas: Dinner at Izakaya Go

  On my last trip to Las Vegas, I had a vague list of places to check out. So while I was in Chinatown (aka Pan-Asian Town as my friends and I are… Continue reading

Las Vegas: Noodles and More at Ginseng Korean BBQ Restaurant

  We were going to head to Chinatown in Las Vegas (or Pan-Asian Town as my friends and I dubbed it recently) but we were on the strip and I spotted a sign… Continue reading

Las Vegas: Handpulled Noodles at Beijing Noodle No. 9

  On my last trip to Las Vegas, we stayed at Caesar’s Palace so we had time to explore a few new (to us) spots. One day, friends ate at Beijing Noodle No.… Continue reading

Las Vegas: Snacks and Tequila at El Segundo Sol

  The last time I was in Las Vegas, I checked out El Segundo Sol. I was in town for Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of America convention and I love it when it’s… Continue reading

Fairfax District: Dinner at Little Ethiopia Restaurant

  In my ongoing quest to find a new favorite Ethiopian restaurant, I’ve been visiting the restaurants on Fairfax in Little Ethiopia lately. We were on our way to check out Merkato which… Continue reading