Category Archive: wine tasting

DTLA: Small Plates at Baldoria

  Baldoria opened last year in the Little Tokyo neighborhood of Downtown Los Angeles. I would describe Baldoria as a neighborhood wine bar with a variety of small plates and pizza. There’s an extensive… Continue reading

Hollywood: New Chef at Papilles

  Neighborhood darling Papilles has recently promoted Chef Jordan Rosas to run the kitchen. He takes over for Chef Tim Carey who’s over at Lost at Sea, another restaurant owned by Santos Uy.… Continue reading

DTLA: Tasting Menu at Orsa and Winston

  Back in March, I did the tasting menu at Orsa and Winston. Chef Josef Centeno is one of my favorite chefs and I was looking forward to dinner at O&W. I go… Continue reading

Solvang: Dinner at Root 246

  I was in Solvang for a day trip and we had hit up some of the wine rooms in the deliberately quaint town. I was perhaps a little over the kitsch when… Continue reading

Westlake: Fried Chicken at Crawford’s Bar

  I recently checked out Crawford’s for their fried chicken. I was nearby and was looking for something to eat. My choices were street tacos, Tommy’s (where they hand you chili with your… 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

Calendar: Upcoming Food Festivals including Los Angeles Food and Wine, The Taste, Alex’s Lemonade

    Food festival season is upon us! The big one in a couple of weeks is Los Angeles Food and Wine taking over the streets of Downtown Los Angeles. Beginning Thursday, August… Continue reading

Mid-City: Free Wine Tastings at Pizza Romana on Thursdays

  Pizza Romana on La Brea started free Thursday night wine tastings a couple of months ago in their wine room. The event called Enoteca Nights features tastes of a few wines while… Continue reading

Silver Lake: Get Thai Food and Wine at Same Same

  Something new has popped up on the corner of Silver Lake Boulevard and Sunset. Though you might miss it at first because there’s still a tiny sign for Rambutan, the Thai restaurant… Continue reading

Beverly Hills: Recap of Potato Dinner at Maude with Starwood SPG Moments

    Have you ever found yourself wondering what to do with all your hotel points? Besides getting a free room, why not use it for something cool like a dinner at Maude?… Continue reading