Category Archive: foodie alert

Wine and Spirits Wholesalers Convention Returns to Orlando April 18-21

  Wine and Spirits Wholesalers ConventionĀ and Exposition returns to Orlando this year April 18 through 21. This year’s convention features hundreds of new products, hospitality suites, seminars, cocktail competitions, spirits and wine competitions… Continue reading

DTLA: Distillery Tour of The Spirit Guild

  The Spirit Guild in the Arts District in Downtown Los Angeles has been open about a year now. They do tours Wednesday through Sunday. Tours are currently $10 which you get a… Continue reading

West LA: Going for the Tasting Menu at Kato

  I headed out to the Westside to check out Kato, the new Japanese and Taiwanese inflected tasting menu restaurant. There are a few a la carte items that we added to our… Continue reading

Checking Out DTLA Ramen

I was pretty excited to see DTLA Ramen open up by me. I no longer would have to trek “so far away” to Little Tokyo for ramen. It’s right across the street from… Continue reading

Santa Monica: Pizza and More at O+O Sicilian Kitchen

  O+O Sicilian Kitchen opened in Santa Monica at the end of last year. Right by the ocean, you can find great pizza, appetizers and creative drinks.       The list sticks… Continue reading

Costa Mesa: Tapas and Drinks at Vaca

  Vaca in Costa Mesa opened at the end of 2015 and though I managed to make it in for drinks last year, I didn’t have a chance to eat there until just… Continue reading

Frogtown: Hidden Treasure at Elysian LA

  I was a little bit dumbfounded when I got to Elysian. They’ve been open for five years but I just went for the first time a few weeks ago. I’ve always known… Continue reading

Mid-City: Scott Conant’s Spaghetti is Now at The Ponte

  The Ponte from chef Scott Conant and restauranteur Stephane Bombet opened a little over a month ago. The first thing everyone asks about is if that “famous spaghetti” is on the menu.… Continue reading

Hollywood: All The New Drinks on Sassafras Saloon’s Menu

  Sassafras Saloon, the New Orleans style bar in Hollywood has done it again with a new cocktail list. Since my last run down well over a year ago, Sassafras introduced a brand… Continue reading

Pasadena: Late Night Eats at Du-Par’s

  A couple of weeks ago after a concert in Pasadena, my friend and I stopped into Du-Par’s on Lake Avenue. Despite being in a sleepy part of town, the bar at Du-par’s… Continue reading