Category Archive: BYOB

Silver Lake: Checking Out Burmese Food at Daw Yee Myanmar Corner

  A few years ago, I went to Daw Yee in Monterey Park when they opened and liked it well enough but never felt compelled to return. I like Burmese food and was… Continue reading

BEP Vietnamese Kitchen Brunch Pop-Up Begins This Sunday at Franco on Melrose

Chef Connie Tran begins her brunch pop-up this Sunday, April 21st at Franco on Melrose. The bi-weekly brunch has one seating at 11:30 a.m. I was invited to a special preview and experienced… Continue reading

DTLA: China Cafe at Grand Central Market

China Cafe has long fascinated me. It’s in the center of the Grand Central Market. Known for their wontons, I was skeptical this busy lunch counter could be any good. There’s only one… Continue reading

Echo Park: Elf Cafe

  One of my favorite vegetarian restaurants is Elf in Echo Park. This adorable nook is where I can eat vegetables to my heart’s content. I have dreamed on their Moroccan vegetable tangine… Continue reading

Ludobites 007

The last three or so Ludobites runs have been so popular that I haven’t been able to make reservations. But luckily for me, friends always seems to have an open seat. This meant… Continue reading

Chichen Itza at the Mercado La Paloma

  When my office was across the DMV by USC, there weren’t too many places in the immediate 5-minute walking vicinity for lunch. We would have to take the USC tram or drive… Continue reading

Fooding Around LA: LQ @ SK

picture taken at Chefs Night Out When I heard Bistro LQ had closed, I was really bummed. I had the great pleasure of dining with Chef Laurent on memorable occasions. The first time… Continue reading

Pasadena: Lunch at Daisy Mint

I often get asked what is my favorite restaurant which is a very difficult question for me to answer. Not because there aren’t a lot of great restaurants, in fact it’s quite the… Continue reading

UK: Pistachio & Pickle Supper Club

While in London, I was excited to try two supper clubs. They’re quite popular there (as they are in LA). After eating at pop-ups, Michelin-starred chef revamped menus at a local pub, offerings… Continue reading

Return to the Wolvesden

The night after my birthday last year, I checked into Wolvesmouth and his supper club, the Wolvesden. It was one of my favorite meals last year and as the days, weeks and months… Continue reading