Category Archive: foodie alert

DTLA: New Chef Johnny Palomino at Mignon Wine Bar

  Mignon is launching a new market menu with Chef Johnny Palomino tonight, Tuesday, February 2nd. Chef Palomino comes from Mignon’s sister restaurant Papilles. The three-course menu ($30) will be inspired the seasons.… Continue reading

DTLA: Comfortable Drinks and Food at Everson Royce Bar (ERB)

  I recently checked out the new but already super popular Everson Royce Bar (ERB) Once you locate it (across from Tony’s Saloon and next door to the new DTLA location of Silver Lake… Continue reading

Glendale: All the Spicy Food at Lao Sze Chuan

  I walked by Lao Sze Chuan a few months ago when it opened and wondered about it but didn’t investigate as I was already full from dinner. However when I found out it was… Continue reading

Melrose: Spicy Shrimp Saag at Anarkali Indian Restaurant

  Anarkali is one of those Indian restaurants I think I’ve gone before, thought was good and then forgot about because there are a ton of great Indian places in the city. And… Continue reading

Beverly Hills: Late Night Salad and Dessert at South Beverly Grill

  I was in Beverly Hills recently looking for dinner past 10 p.m. A search didn’t turn up very much but I decided to go with instinct and turned just south of Wilshire… Continue reading

SGV: Burritos La Palma in El Monte

  I must have driven by Burritos La Palma a zillion times but it took a few friends checking out the place to motivate me to try it out. Located on Peck Road… Continue reading

Koreatown: Late Night Happy Hour at the Backhouse

  I love finding a good late night happy hour. The Backhouse in Koreatown serves up $1 oysters, cheap yakitori and sushi including hand rolls. We were in between hunger and “not eating… Continue reading

SGV: Sichuan Hot Pot at Chengdu Pot

  Sichuan-style hot pot is trending heavily in the San Gabriel Valley these days. I hit up Chengdu Pot recently to explore all the delightful broths and filled up on lots of veggies… Continue reading

Watts: LocoL Opens Monday, January 18

  LocoL opens in Watts on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on Monday, January 18. I attended a soft opening for friends and family today. And as the bold sign says, “We are… Continue reading

2016 Golden State of Cocktails Return January 23-26

  Golden State of Cocktails returns in a couple of weeks to Downtown Los Angeles. This time it comes to The Majestic where the space will be transformed for seminars and tastings. There… Continue reading