Category Archive: wine tasting

Culver City: Checking Out the Sake and Japanese Food at Harajuku Taproom

  I came across Harajuku Taproom a few months ago but finally had a chance to visit recently. I got a sake sampler. I had the house select my three as I’m always… Continue reading

Venice: Thai Food at Night + Market Sahm

  I finally made it out to the third location of Night + Market in Venice/ Santa Monica. It’s called Sahm which means three in Thai (Night + Market Song is the second one… Continue reading

Highland Park: Italian Dinner at Maximiliano

  It’s been a few years since I’ve been to Maximiliano. I’m glad some of the favorites like the pork chop has remained on the menu. This juicy chop with kale and sweet… Continue reading

DTLA: Everything You Need to Know about Dama’s Latin-Inspired Food and Drinks in the Fashion District

  Dama opened two months ago in the Fashion District in Downtown Los Angeles (DTLA). The food is from Top Chef Antonia Lofaso. Anyone who knows me knows I love her restaurant Scopa in… Continue reading

L.A. Loves Alex’s Lemonade Returns to UCLA’s Royce Quad on Saturday, September 8

  LA Loves Alex’s Lemonade is one of my favorite food festivals of the year. This year it returns on Saturday, September 8 to Royce Quad at UCLA. Hosted by James Beard Foundation… Continue reading

DTLA: Seafood at Rappahannock Oyster Bar

  Rappahannock opened for lunch several months ago at the Row and recently started serving dinner. One of my favorite chefs, Chef Nick Erven, heads up the low key seafood restaurant located just… Continue reading

New Food Hall The Fields LA By Banc of California Stadium Opens Tomorrow

  The Fields LA, a new food hall next to Banc of California Stadium, opens tomorrow. The Fields will be open every day for both lunch and dinner regardless if there are games… 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

California Pizza Festival Debuts in Los Angeles on July 28

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

Highland Park: Triple Beam Pizza

    I recently did a food crawl in Highland Park or as the kids said 5 years ago, a “bang bang.” Years ago when I did a food crawl every month, the… Continue reading