Category Archive: food crawls

Cochon 555 Returns to Santa Monica This Sunday, March 12th

  I was so bummed out last year when I missed one of my favorite events, Cochon 555, since I was out of town. But I marked my calendar this year and Cochon… 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

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