Category Archive: wine tasting

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

Recap: Mind Fish Co x Otono LA Tuna Dinner

  Recently I attended a dinner thrown by Mind Fish Co, a new canned tuna you can buy from online retailers such as¬†Amazon.com. The dinner was cooked by the brilliant chef Teresa Montano… Continue reading

West Hollywood: A Slice Or Two at Prova Pizzeria

  The pizza in Boys Town has improved from the days I used to go clubbing on Santa Monica Boulevard. I recently stopped by Prova Pizzeria for a slice or two (okay, two… Continue reading

Beverly Hills: Lunch at Georgie with Chapel Down Wines

  I was invited to check out Chapel Down sparkling wines recently at a lunch at Georgie, the restaurant at The Montage in Beverly Hills.   We had a couple of appetizers before… Continue reading

Echo Park: Sticky Rice’s Latest Location is Now Open

  Sticky Rice has opened another location and it’s in Echo Park in the old Xoia space. I checked it on its second night open and really love the space. All the tables… Continue reading

Silver Lake: Scout is Now Open for Take Out and More

  I recently checked out Scout, the new take-out counter and store in Silver Lake. Sandwiched between Kettle Black and Sawyer, it is a sister to these restaurants.     Scout has breakfast,… Continue reading