Category Archive: food

West Hollywood: Oste Opens with Full Menu Next Week

Oste opened last month with a pinsa menu. Pinsa is what we’d call pizza. Pinsa is Roman-style pizza and whatever it’s called, I am currently craving it! Currently Oste’s patio is open for… Continue reading

Bar Minty: Drinks with Jumping Goat Coffee Liqueur

I recently received a bottle of Jumping Goat coffee liqueur and naturally the first thing I thought about was a coffee martini. Then I thought about whiskey and coffee. But actually, the first… Continue reading

DTLA: Brera has Reopened for Outdoor Dining

Brera Ristorante has reopened for outdoor dining in Downtown Los Angeles. I checked it out on the first night it reopened last Friday. We picked a couple of drinks to enjoy while perusing… Continue reading

Bar Minty: Spirit Guide Society Virtual Tastings with Seven Grand and Bar Jackalope

Last year I posted about checking out whiskey tastings at home. These virtual events quickly became the social activity around my house. I looked forward to getting together online with my whiskey buds… Continue reading

DTLA: DineLA at Manuela Recap

I recently checked out Manuela in the Arts District of Downtown Los Angeles for dineLA. Reservations are recommended. Once you’re there, they do take your temperature. We were seated just outside of their… Continue reading

Echo Park: Drinks at Lowboy

Lowboy opened in Echo Park about a year ago. It was rapidly becoming my regular bar that I had hit up about every 2-3 weeks. I have a post in my queue all… Continue reading

Venice: Patio Dining at Nueva

Nueva in Venice just opened in the old Sunny Spot location. Located right next to Scopa, Nueuva features ample patio dining. I did peek into the main dining room and hopefully we’ll be… Continue reading

Recap: Southern California Whiskey Club Presents Paul John Whisky and Cocktail Class

I first had Paul John Whisky back in 2017 and wrote about the Indian single malt line up in 2018. ┬áThen Southern California Whiskey Club had a tasting for Paul John Whisky last… Continue reading

Glendale: Georgian Dumplings and More at Khinkali House

  While I was in Armenia, I saw restaurants specializing in khinkali. They’re stuffed dumplings and is not Armenian food but rather, Georgian. One of Armenia’s neighbors is Georgia. I did have some… Continue reading

Glendale: Everyone Loves Dumplings at Monta Factory

When I was in Armenia, I didn’t try any monta (also spelled mantuh, manti, mante). I first tried them when I went to a local popup in Los Angeles. I love all things… Continue reading