Category Archive: foodie alert

Hollywood: All Your Tiki Dreams Come True at Lono

  From the group that runs Melrose Umbrella Company, comes Lono, a lush new tiki bar in the heart of Hollywood. I’ve now been a couple of times and it’s a huge lovely… Continue reading

West Hollywood: Chef Ricardo Zarate is Back with Rosaline Restaurant

  I have been following the career of Chef Ricardo Zarate since his days at Mochica at the Mercado La Paloma. I was super bummed when he left Picca and have been anticipating… Continue reading

Pasadena: Modern Mexican Food and Drinks at Maestro

  I recently checked out Maestro in Pasadena. It opened a few months ago to much acclaim. I was already familiar with Chef Danny Godinez’s food from his Orange County restaurant, Anepalco so… Continue reading

Highland Park: Horse Thief BBQ Pops Up at Good Housekeeping Bar on Wednesdays

  6/6/17 UPDATE: Horse Thief BBQ has canceled their summer popup.    Horse Thief BBQ from Grand Central Market is popping up every Wednesday at Good Housekeeping for the rest of the summer… Continue reading

Koreatown: Mama Lion Is Now Open

  Mama Lion, the jazz supper club, is now open in Koreatown. The swanky club is on the corner of Western and 6th Streets, right in the heart of Ktown. Chef Michael Hung… Continue reading

DTLA: Impossible Burger Now at Umami Burger

  I checked out the meatless Impossible Burger at Umami Burger. It’s now available at 9 different Umami locations. It’s the biggest Impossible burger launch since its introduction just about a year ago.… Continue reading

Koreatown: Having a Ball at Art Major

  Where do you go when you just want to hang out with your friends and play board games? You go to Art Major in Koreatown. It’s not your typical pick-up bar scene.… Continue reading

DTLA: Lunch at Sakana Sushi Lounge

    I checked out Sakana Sushi Lounge a couple of weeks ago. I had walked by it a few times but couldn’t figure out if it was open yet but then I… Continue reading

Booze Travel: Whisky Jewbilee Seattle Recap & Tickets On Sale Now for the New York Show on June 15

  When I headed off to Seattle a couple of months ago, I had no idea there were so many events I couldn’t miss while I was there. Sure, there was the Emerald… Continue reading

Koreatown: Tots and More at Sumo Dog

  I checked out Sumo Dog in Koreatown recently. I was in search of their sushi tots but unfortunately they were sold out that evening when I went. However, there is still plenty… Continue reading