Category Archive: dessert

East Hollywood: Bruichladdich Dinner at The Edmon Recap

I recently visited The Edmon for a Bruichladdich Scotch Whisky dinner. I had the pleasure of meeting the former Bruichladdich master distiller Jim McEwan a few years ago and the juice I had… Continue reading

DTLA: Checking Out Yuko’s Soup Bar

The concept at Yuko’s Soup Bar is very straightforward. They serve soup. But not just soup as you can also order salad or rice to go with your warm comforting bowl. Yuko has… Continue reading

Mid-City: Israeli Restaurant Jaffa.LA Opens Today, January 31

  Modern Israeli food restaurant Jaffa.LA¬†officially opens today, January 31, on West Third in the heart of Los Angeles. I was invited to check it out a couple of weeks ago. Here’s a… Continue reading

DTLA: Dinner at Best Girl, Ace Hotel

  The Ace in Downtown Los Angeles has changed its restaurant from LA Chapter to Best Girl. It’s named such for the first film screened at the theater in what is now the… Continue reading

DTLA: The Kindness of Little Damage

  Oh my goodness, I fell down the Instagram food hole again and ended up at Little Damage. I’ve seen this VERY INSTAGRAM FRIENDLY shop all over my feed during the summer when… Continue reading

Chicago: Dinner at Avec

  My favorite meal in Chicago this year was at Avec. We had one more night to really go all out and a Chicago bartender friend said Avec was his fave spot. I’ve… Continue reading

DTLA: Drinks at The Boardroom, The New Speakeasy at Kendall’s

  The Boardroom opened at the Music Center in Downtown Los Angeles a few months ago. It’s a snazzy place to grab snacks and a drink before a show on Tuesdays and Wednesdays… Continue reading

DTLA: Astro Doughnuts & Fried Chicken Now Open

  Astro Doughnuts and Fried Chicken is now open in Downtown Los Angeles. This is the first LA outpost of the famed Washington, D.C. food truck and stores. I had a chance to… Continue reading

Koreatown: Checking Out the Food and Drinks at Terra Cotta

  Terra Cotta opened in Koreatown late last year. The restaurant and bar is next to the Wiltern. Opened by the successful group behind Kang Hodong Baekjeong and Quarters Korean BBQ, Terra Cotta… Continue reading

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