Category Archive: food crawls

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

New Orleans: Dinner at Luke

  On our last night in New Orleans, I wanted to check out the restaurant Luke from Chef John Besh. The restaurant reminded me of restaurants in LA, where the spot might be a little… Continue reading

New Orleans: Lunch at Cochon

  After a quick bite and drink at Compere Lapin, we continued the street to Cochon. I was going to check out the more casual Cochon Butcher but it was packed and we… Continue reading

New Orleans: Ramos Gin Fizz at Compere Lapin

  My ideal vacation starts with stopping for drinks before lunch. And that’s what we did one day as we walked towards Cochon. We passed Compere Lapin and I realized it was on… Continue reading

New Orleans: Tacos at Rum House

  We got to the Rum House just in time for happy hour. I ordered their famous pina colada right away. It was refreshing on this hot and humid day. We had just… Continue reading

New Orleans: Pressed Muffuletta at The Grocery

    We got to the Garden District a little early for our tour so we asked a local where to get something to eat. Getting a sandwich at a nearby shop sounded… Continue reading

Costa Mesa: Clam Chowder at Shuck Oyster Bar

  I’m in Costa Mesa and Orange County every so often and when I’m at the SoCo Collection, I tend to plop myself down at ARC for a burger or other hearty bar… Continue reading

Taste of Italy Returns Saturday, October 10

  The Italian American Museum of Los Angeles returns with their Taste of Italy Saturday, October 10. Held in the courtyard of the beautiful Pico House in Downtown Los Angeles, Taste of Italy… Continue reading

Straight Outta Compton: Birria de Chivo aka The Gordita Spot

  I’ve wanted to go to Compton’s Alameda Street for street food for years. I finally made it out a couple of weekends ago to the Birria de Chivo truck aka The Gordita… Continue reading