Category Archive: dessert

SGV: Creative Flavors at Big Softee Ice Cream

  I checked out Big Softee this week and was enchanted. I loved the signage and all the cool retro nods. I even saved my red spoon and will put it in my… Continue reading

DTLA: DineLA Dinner at Rossoblu Recap

  I recently checked out Rossoblu for dinner during dineLA last month. I started out with a stiff gin drink. It’s a spin on my usual brown, bitter and stirred. I loved both… Continue reading

Orange County: Lunch at Utopia European Caffe

  I was in Orange County last week and stopped into the new Utopia European Caffe in Tustin. It’s located at the District at Tustin Legacy, a large shopping mall anchored by Whole… Continue reading

Hollywood: Checking Out Chateau Hanare

  Recently we checked out Chateau Hanare fore dineLA. Hanare is built out of an bungalow at Chateau Marmont. However, it’s not considered to be part of the Chateau’s property and they have… Continue reading

Sherman Oaks: DineLA Dinner at Wood & Water Recap

  We checked out Wood and Water a few weeks ago for dineLA. My friends and I decided to also get the oysters with our set meals. I tend to like smaller oysters… Continue reading

Mid-City: Calling All Galentines, it’s Time to go to the Breakup Bar!

  Severance Wine Bar’s popup bar, Breakup Bar is now open until February 14. Gather your friends, galentines and possibly your exes because it’s time to check out Breakup Bar! There’s a huge… Continue reading

Highland Park: Spanish Food and Drinks at Otono

  I’ve been eagerly anticipating the opening of Otono since I heard about it at a sustainable tuna dinner last year. I enjoyed that meal as well as Chef Teresa Montano’s previous Spanish… Continue reading

DTLA: Steak and Lobster Bisque at The Palm

  The Palm is one of those Los Angeles institutions everyone should experience at least once. And really, the perfect meal there is lobster bisque, steak, great sides and dessert. That’s all you… Continue reading

Highland Park: Checking Out Cocktails and Food at Hippo

  I made it to Hippo last month during the holidays. It’s been on my radar for a while and I was glad I was finally able to check it out before heading… Continue reading

West Hollywood: Dinner and Drinks at Tesse

    Last month I checked out Tesse for my annual holiday dinner with some close friends. There were seven of us so we ordered a number of dishes and drinks. We scored… Continue reading