Category Archive: dessert

DTLA: It’s Not a Joke, Welcome to Prank Bar!

  Prank Bar is now open in Downtown Los Angeles. Located in the South Park district of DTLA, its closest neighbors include Barcito, Broken Spanish and the nearby beer hall, Mikkeller.  This is… Continue reading

DTLA: Pasta Lunch at Officine Brera

I finally made it over to the Italian restaurant, Officine Brera, after it’s been open for about a year now. It’s right around the corner from their sister restaurant, Factory Kitchen in the Arts District… Continue reading

SGV: Softserve at Matcha Matcha

  Matcha is all the rage these days and Matcha Matcha at the Westfield Santa Anita mall in Arcadia is serving up softserve along with a variety of things green tea. That’s right,… Continue reading

SGV: Cheesecake Madness over at Uncle Tetsu

  Uncle Tetsu Japanese Cheesecake arrived at the mall in Arcadia a few months ago. It’s in the new “food alley” Arcadia mall built near the Din Tai Fung, Sidechick, Monkey Bar and… Continue reading

DTLA: Dinner with a View at 71Above

  I’ve been dying to try 71Above ever since I heard they were opening and Chef Vartan Abgaryan was going to be the executive chef a couple years ago. I went for dinner… Continue reading

Culver City: Dinner at Cannibal

I finally got to Cannibal recently and had a great time at dinner. While perusing the drinks menu, the A.C.C. caught my eye. I had to ask what it meant and it stands… Continue reading

Hollywood: Andare by Cento Pasta Bar

  Jonesing for some pasta in Hollywood? Check out Andare by Cento Pasta Bar, a popup at Birch weekdays for lunch. Open Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., the menu… Continue reading

Little Tokyo: Japanese BBQ at Oreno

    Oreno in Little Tokyo is Japanese BBQ or perhaps it’s the Japanese take on Korean BBQ. After trying to decide if we wanted this cut or that, we just simplified our… 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

Glendale: Poke, Lobster Ramen and Duck Fat Tater Tots at K Ramen

  I recently checked out K Ramen Burger Beer at the Americana in Glendale. It’s upstairs from Katsuya and serves as the name says ramen, burgers and beer. I went for Dine LA… Continue reading