Category Archive: brunch

Arcadia: Din Tai Fung

Oddly, I thought I had written about Din Tai Fung ages ago but it appears I’ve been remiss and only referred to it in other juicy dumplings posts.  Heck, I might even have… Continue reading

Day 4 of Portland Cocktail Week

  Last day of Portland Cocktail Week 2011! I woke up bright and early to catch a bit of the Angus Winchester’s bartender challenge. Read all about the challenge here on LA Cocktails.… Continue reading

SF: Park Chow

  Before heading out to Golden Gate Park, we stopped at Park Chow for some grub. Carina told me someone once told her Chow (with multiple locations) was their favorite restaurant because it… Continue reading

West Hollywood: Brunch at the Fat Dog

  I was invited to brunch at the Fat Dog a couple of weeks ago. They opened earlier this year in April. And I feel they are primed to be the new hot… Continue reading

Photographing the New Menu at A-Frame

I was invited a couple of weeks ago to A-Frame for a friends & family lunch. They’re introducing new menu items for both lunch and dinner. Also part of the fun was being… Continue reading

West Hollywood: Cecconi’s

Brunch can be a balm on a rough week. It’s something to look forward to. I was invited to Cecconi’s in West Hollywood a couple weekends ago. It was a casual Sunday at… Continue reading

Hollywood: Lunch at Palms Thai

The day after my birthday, I found myself craving a big bowl of noodles soup. I’ve also had this on and off again craving for Thai boat noodles. The gay boyfriend suggested Palms… Continue reading

Monterey Park: Dim Sum at NBC Seafood

NBC Seafood is a classic Cantonese dim sum palace. It opened when I was a kid and is still very popular. It was renovated a few years ago and I always meant to… Continue reading

Service & Tipping- Ever a Thorny Issue

A few months ago, Jonathan Gold, local foodie god, wrote a discourse on how much to tip. It boiled down to 20% each and every time. Most people disagreed with this stating tipping… Continue reading

Torrance: Jazz Brunch at 1321 Downtown

  On Sundays, 1321 Downtown Taproom and Bistro welcomes a jazz band to their brunch. We were invited and seated front and center in comfortable swiveling chairs. I love a show with a… Continue reading