Stu and The Kids Food Festival and Fundraiser Returns to Vibiana on August 5

  Stu and the Kids food fest and fundraiser returns to Vibiana on Sunday, August 5. Chef Stu used to cook in Los Angeles and then he started a charity organization in Thailand… Continue reading

Beverly Hills: Lobster Bisque and Steak Tartare at The Grill on The Alley

  I’ve been on a steak tartare kick lately and after hitting a bunch of restaurants across Los Angeles, we went to my friend’s favorite spot, The Grill on the Alley. The Grill… Continue reading

Hollywood: Drinks and Live Music at Tramp Stamp Granny’s

  I read about Tramp Stamp Granny’s a few months ago and wanted to check it out. I love piano bars and thought it’d be fun. The bar is the old Grampa Johnson’s… Continue reading

SGV: Cantonese Food at U2 Cafe & BBQ

  My family has been picking up roast Chinese BBQ meats from U2 Cafe for years but I tried dinner there recently. I have been to the Hong Kong style cafe side but… Continue reading

Mid-City: Lady M’s Signature Crepe Cake

  I recently checked out Lady M for their signature mille crepe cake. Walking in, I was struck how starkly white the interior decor was. Then I approached the pastry case. I’ve always… Continue reading

West LA: French Dinner at Belle Vie

  Last month I went to Belle Vie and we ordered the menu. That’s right, we ordered all the entrees including the one on the specials board. We started out with the charcuterie… Continue reading

Northridge: Chi’s Chinese Cuisine

  I was in the Valley one day for lunch and we opted for Chi’s Chinese Cuisine. My friend said it was “pretty good for the [ San Fernando] Valley”– meaning it’s not… Continue reading

Hollywood: The Hearth and Hound

  I was really excited to check out the Hearth and Hound when it first opened and then the scandal hit. I avoided it as long as possible until Chef April Bloomfield split… Continue reading

California Pizza Festival Debuts in Los Angeles on July 28 and 29

    The California Pizza Festival debuts in Los Angeles on July 28 and 29. The two-day festival will be held at Los Angeles Center Studios in Downtown Los Angeles.¬†Every year I plot… Continue reading

Mid-City: Noodles and More at Kai Ramen

  I don’t forsee the ramen craze dying out anytime soon. Luckily this is a food trend I don’t mind. I checked out Kai Ramen on La Cienega recently. There are also two… Continue reading