Category Archive: brunch

DTLA: Onyx and LA’s Cocktail Scene

A few weeks ago, I visited Pattern Bar and the Vixen and I were less than thrilled by the minuscule discount for happy hour. We hightailed it to Onyx, another new bar in… Continue reading

WeHo: Taco Tuesdays at the Abbey

  Recently, the Abbey‘s menu was updated by Chef David Emaleh (Cleo, XIV, Tres, Katsuya). On Tuesdays, tacos are only $1.50 (normally $3) and they also have $10 beer buckets and $32 pitchers… Continue reading

SGV: Dim Sum at Elite

  When it comes to dim sum, I consider myself an expert having eaten it twice a week every week growing up. Okay, so maybe I’ve never made dim sum (but I have… Continue reading

All Night Happy Hour at Fraiche

  When I heard Fraiche in Culver City started doing all night happy hour, I couldn’t wait to try it. They do have a brand new list of cocktails but these aren’t on… Continue reading

DTLA: Brunch at Mas Malo

When Mas Malo opened earlier this year, it became an instant hit with the DTLA crowd. With a beautiful restaurant serving Mexican-American food from an Eastside perspective, many go to Mas Malo for… Continue reading

Crawfish Boil at Dominick’s Restaurant

Dominick’s (one-day) Crawfish Boil last year was so popular, they are now doing it every Saturday the month of May, 12 to 4 p.m. They’re only cooking 300 pounds a day every Saturday… Continue reading

MDR: Brunching at Vu

When Vu first opened late last year, everyone was buzzing about Chef Kyle Schutte’s Southern Molecular Gastronomy dishes such as chicken fried watermelon, pork belly with root beer gelee, Sprite ice, mayo powders… Continue reading

La Monarca: Cakes for a Cause

La Monarca in Santa Monica officially opened last month. The traditional Latin bakery is named after the beautiful monarch butterflies that migrate from Mexico to the US from March until June. To celebrate… Continue reading

Aburiya Toranoko Now Open for Lunch

When Aburiya Toranoko first opened for lunch, I raved about it so much, I tried to go for lunch with a friend shortly after and discovered they weren’t open for lunch…then. They are… Continue reading

Oceanside Lunch with Sony’s WX9

After our amazing morning running around the Oceanside Farmers’ Market playing with our new Sony Cyber-shot WX9s, we went to the beach to enjoy a fabulous meal prepared with market ingredients by Chef… Continue reading