Category Archive: foodie alert

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

SGV: Hainan Chicken at Side Chick

  Side Chick at the Westfield Santa Anita mall in Arcadia has garnered a lot of buzz lately. At the helm is Chef Johnny Lee who I last saw opening Ramen Champ. After… Continue reading

SGV: Cheesecake Madness over at Uncle Tetsu

  Uncle Tetsu Japanese Cheesecake arrived at the mall in Arcadia a few months ago. It’s in the new “food alley” Arcadia mall built near the Din Tai Fung, Sidechick, Monkey Bar and… Continue reading

DTLA: Small Plates at Baldoria

  Baldoria opened last year in the Little Tokyo neighborhood of Downtown Los Angeles. I would describe Baldoria as a neighborhood wine bar with a variety of small plates and pizza. There’s an extensive… Continue reading

SGV: Hainan Chicken at Red Chicken

  Red Chicken opened in November last year and in its first few weeks of opening, it’s already challenging Savoy as the contender for best Hainan Chicken in the San Gabriel Valley. I… Continue reading