Category Archive: food crawls

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

Chinatown: Taiwanese Street Food at Lao Tao

  Far East Plaza‘s latest spot, Lao Tao opened a few weeks ago in Chinatown. It’s upstairs near Ramen Champ and Fortune Chinese. Lao Tao means “foodie” in Taiwanese and it’s obvious the… Continue reading

Santa Ana: OozeFest This Weekend, October 15-16

  Foodbeast’s OozeFest comes to Santa Ana this weekend, October 15 – 16. The cheese-filled food fest returns promising to be cheesier than last year. And there’s local beer! This year’s OozeFest is… Continue reading

Hollywood: Progressive Dinner at PokiNometry, Jinya Ramen Express, Cre8 Crepe and Mama Shelter

  I did a progress dinner a couple of weeks back in Hollywood. Let’s start with poke at PokiNometry where you can build your own bowl of fabulous fish. PokiNometry is at the… Continue reading

Calendar: Upcoming Food Festivals including Los Angeles Food and Wine, The Taste, Alex’s Lemonade

    Food festival season is upon us! The big one in a couple of weeks is Los Angeles Food and Wine taking over the streets of Downtown Los Angeles. Beginning Thursday, August… Continue reading

A Summer of Night Markets in Orange County and the SGV

  The OC Night Market returns tonight and through the weekend (6/17-19) to the OC Fair and Event Center in Costa Mesa. I checked it out for the first time last month and… Continue reading

DTLA: Fish Tacos at La Tostaderia

  La Tostaderia is considered one of the new vendors of Grand Central Market which opened last April. It’s across from Belcampo¬†and serves Mexican seafood including tacos and ceviches.   I got the… Continue reading

DTLA: First Look at Okipoki Poke Bar

  Okipoki opened in Downtown Los Angeles about a month ago. It goes against the current fast-casual style of poke bars by actually opening a comfortable restaurant. After you take a seat at… Continue reading

Hollywood: Green Papaya Salad Battle at Tid Lom and Sunshine Thai

  In my exploration of the Thai spots in the Hancock Park/ East Hollywood area, I recently hit up Tid Lom and Sunshine Thai restaurants. We ordered some standards like green papaya salad… Continue reading

Don’t Want to Cook Thanksgiving? Try the Brunch at the Four Seasons Los Angeles.

  Have you heard about the wonderful Sunday brunch at the Four Seasons Los Angeles at Beverly Hills? Well, I hadn’t and recently checked it out and thought, why haven’t I been doing… Continue reading