Category Archive: foodie alert

Hollywood: Dinner at Running Goose

  I was in Hollywood one late night and we decided to try Running Goose, a casual restaurant with a huge patio. We opted to sit inside as it was quieter and getting… Continue reading

Bottle Share Nights: How To Build Your Collection

  My bottle share nights series ends with the last one I went to. It was interesting to go to one not conducted by a whiskey club member. This one was a private… Continue reading

Bottle Share Nights: Experimentation and Exploration

  Over the holidays I went to a party that explicitly banned us bringing alcohol. We were to drink the hosts’ stash and that was it. So rather bringing sand to a beach,… Continue reading

Bottle Share Nights: What’s the Deal with the Private Events

  In my introduction to bottle share nights, I mentioned the massive bottle share events… these are private events that are more than just a bunch of friends sharing their favorite bottles outside… Continue reading

Bottle Share Nights: Introduction

  I’ve done a lot of things in my years writing about food and drinks but up until last summer, I wasn’t aware of this phenomenon known as “bottle shares.” I had heard… Continue reading

Santa Barbara: Tri-tip Sandwiches at Cold Spring Tavern

  I recently took a day trip up to Santa Barbara and we headed straight to Cold Spring Tavern. On my last trip to Santa Barbara over Labor Day Weekend last year, there… Continue reading

SGV: Shaanxi Chinese Food at Xi An Tasty

  About a year ago, I saw some interesting Chinese food on instagram. Turns out it was Shaanxi Chinese food. This region of China is probably most famous for terracotta warriors and also… Continue reading

Beverly Hills: Curated Cocktail Flights at The Bazaar

  The Bazaar has launched Bazaar Bar Flights, a night of curated cocktails that’s just an amazing deal. For $55 a person, you get a cocktail “omakase” of sorts. The flight includes six… Continue reading

LA Underground BBQ Festival Recap

On June 2, I went to the LA Underground BBQ Festival held at Los Angeles Ale Works in Hawthorne. It was billed as six of LA’s best BBQ popups together including Bartz BBQ,… Continue reading

DTLA: Offal Dinner at Hock and Hoof

  As I was driving around Downtown Los Angeles (DTLA) one day, I noticed Hock and Hoof. It opened about a couple of months ago. So I checked it out for dinner within… Continue reading