Category Archive: foodie alert

Philly: Sandwich Crawl Featuring Cheesesteaks and More

  Last year I did a speedy trip through Philadelphia. Whenever I check out a new city, I have to have all their favorite foods. And the last time I was in Philly,… Continue reading

SGV: Dinner at Shaanxi Gourmet

  During Christmas, I had a lot of Chinese food. But I made it a point to try more than just dim sum (though I had that too). Shaanxi Gourmet has been on… Continue reading

Beverly Hills: dineLA Dinner Recap at Citizen Plus Cocktails

  Some friends and I gathered at Citizen to celebrate a birthday. Citizen was offering dineLA, the restaurant week that goes on until January 27 this year. Citizen’s $39 deal includes an appetizer,… Continue reading

Little Tokyo: Crab Dinner at Oystars

  Cajun-style seafood became all the rage in Los Angeles almost ten years ago. Boiling Crab is still the premier Cajun-style seafood shack but the long lines have inspired competitors. I checked out… Continue reading

SGV: A Seafood Feast at 626 Lobster

  Over the holidays, I went to 626 Lobster for lunch on Christmas eve. I made a reservation though they weren’t terribly busy so we could have just walked in. This was a… Continue reading

Hollywood: Lunch at La Carmencita

  I checked out the new La Carmencita for lunch the other week. My friend asked if I had heard anything about this Baja-style restaurant across Salt’s Cure. I hadn’t so I suggested we… Continue reading

SGV: Instagram Worthy Sichuan Food at The Legendary

  I recently checked out The Legendary in Alhambra. It’s one of the newest Sichuan restaurants and there are some really interesting dishes there. The roomy restaurant features a heavy menu full of… Continue reading

DTLA: dineLA Recap of Lunch at Cleo LA Live

  Whenever dineLA, Los Angeles’ restaurant week, comes around, I spend an inordinate time figuring out lunch spots in Downtown Los Angeles. After some deliberation, we decided to head over to LA Live.… Continue reading

DTLA: Lunch at Spring Restaurant

  Over the holidays I went to Spring for lunch. It’s been open for almost a year now but it was the first time I had a chance to go. The restaurant is… Continue reading

Silver Lake: Checking Out Burmese Food at Daw Yee Myanmar Corner

  A few years ago, I went to Daw Yee in Monterey Park when they opened and liked it well enough but never felt compelled to return. I like Burmese food and was… Continue reading