Category Archive: food crawls

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

LA Loves Alex’s Lemonade Returns Saturday, September 12

  LA Loves Alex’s Lemonade, the all-star food festival and charity event, returns Saturday, September 12. Tickets are now on sale for one of my favorite food fests. Last year, Alex’s Lemonade made… Continue reading

Miami: Sra. Martinez Pop Up at the Thompson Miami Hotel

  One of the trends on the upswing right now is offering small plates but let’s go back to the original– tapas. When I was in Miami, I hit up Chef Michelle Bernstein’s… Continue reading

SGV: 626 Night Market Returns This Weekend

  626 Night Market returns this weekend to Santa Anita Park starting today at 4 p.m. I checked it out last month and found the atmosphere quite lively with foodies waiting for a… Continue reading

Los Angeles Food & Wine Returns August 27-29

    Los Angeles Food and Wine returns August 27 to 29. LAFW events range from a cooking demonstration with Chef Curtis Stone to intimate lunches with visiting chefs at local iconic LA… Continue reading

DTLA: Going Big at Grand Central Market’s Madcapra

  Madcapra opened at Grand Central Market about six weeks ago and it’s already the talk of Downtown Los Angeles for their falafel.   If you go with a friend and can’t decide… Continue reading

SGV: Noodles and Daikon Omelet at Kim Kee

Last week I realized I never wrote about Kim Kee, a noodles shop in the same strip mall as Flavor Garden. I have big plans to do a noodles food crawl in this… Continue reading

Taste of the Nation is This Sunday, June 7

  Taste of the Nation returns to Culver City this Sunday, June 7. The annual tasting event features LA’s top chefs and restaurants. Proceeds from Taste of the Nation benefit No Kid Hungry,… Continue reading

Venice: Jumping on the Poke Craze at Poke-Poke

  Poke-Poke has been open about 4 years. Yet recently the poke craze in LA has the shop in the spotlight as if it’s a brand new thing. I clearly remember eating poke… Continue reading

SGV: Dumplings and Noodles at Flavor Garden

  My noodles and year of omakase partner laughed at me last weekend when I opened the menu at Flavor Garden in the San Gabriel Valley. I wanted everything. However our two-top was… Continue reading