Category Archive: dtla lunch

DTLA: Lunch at Kai Japanese Roots

  I checked out Kai Japanese Roots recently for lunch. The new Japanese restaurant opened at the Spring Arcade complex which also houses Guisados and Uli Gelato. We ordered the crispy spicy tuna… 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

DTLA: Falafel and Lamb at Dune

  Dune DTLA opened a few weeks ago. It replaced Secret Chinese Delivery on the corner of Olympic and Broadway. This is the second location of the popular falafel shop in Atwater Village.… 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

DTLA: Mikkeller Beer Hall Is Now Open

  Mikkeller DTLA is now open on the corner of Olympic and Olive in Downtown Los Angeles. The beer hall is open for dinner and beer at night and will eventually open for… Continue reading

DTLA: Checking Out the New Bar Clacson

Bar Clacson is now open in Downtown Los Angeles. It’s a few doors down from Grand Central Market on Broadway. It’s currently only open evenings but there are plans for it to open… 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

DTLA: Tacos and More at Mezcalero

  I’ve now checked out Mezcalero a couple times since they opened three months ago. The first time I only went for drinks and said I’d come back for the tacos which looked… Continue reading

DTLA: Sandwiches at Hero Shop 2.0

  Hero Shop’s back! The sandwich shop closed in favor of Ohana Poke a couple of years ago and it enjoyed a good run. Now you can hop over at Fig at 7th as… Continue reading

Little Tokyo: Crab Dinner at Oystars

  Cajun-style seafood became all the rage in Los Angeles almost ten years ago. Boiling Crab is still the premier Cajun-style seafood shack but the long lines have inspired competitors. I checked out… Continue reading