Category Archive: foodie alert

Buellton: Dinner at Industrial Eats

  On the way back from our day trip in Santa Barbara, we stopped at Industrial Eats in Buellton. It’s obviously a locals favorite but we managed to find one of the last… Continue reading

Santa Barbara: DIY Lunch with On the Alley and the Santa Barbara Fish Market

  We arrived at the Santa Barbara Fish Market starving. A friend went to get us sea urchin and oysters while another grabbed an outdoors table and I went  a couple doors over… Continue reading

DTLA: Dinner at the Veggie-Centric PYT

  Chef Josef Centeno has created a restaurant inside of a restaurant with the new PYT inside of Ledlow. My pal Carina was in town and whenever we get together, we look for the… Continue reading

Santa Monica: Dinner and Drinks at Cassia

  To kick things off at Cassia, one of LA’s best restaurants, I got the Pina Colada and added a couple extra bucks for the strawberry balsamic gastrique (aka “lava flow”). We were… Continue reading

Mar Vista: That Sunday Gravy at Status Kuo

  Edit 11/9/16 – apparently Status Kuo is changing its name to Little Fatty and the bar will be called Accomplice.    I recently was in Philadelphia and a bartender I met there… Continue reading

Little Tokyo: Japanese BBQ at Oreno

    Oreno in Little Tokyo is Japanese BBQ or perhaps it’s the Japanese take on Korean BBQ. After trying to decide if we wanted this cut or that, we just simplified our… Continue reading

DTLA: Tacos Everyday at Sonoratown

  It was a Wednesday when I went to check out Sonoratown. I joked it must have been Taco Wednesday or actually, Tacos Everyday! I am certain I can eat tacos every day… Continue reading

Chinatown: Taiwanese Street Food at Lao Tao

  Far East Plaza‘s latest spot, Lao Tao opened a few weeks ago in Chinatown. It’s upstairs near Ramen Champ and Fortune Chinese. Lao Tao means “foodie” in Taiwanese and it’s obvious the… Continue reading

Northridge: KBBQ at Pine Tree Korean Restaurant

  My best friend asked me what I wanted for dinner while I was visiting her in the Valley. I said I wanted either Korean, Japanese or Mexican food. She decided to take… Continue reading

Westlake: Fried Chicken at Crawford’s Bar

  I recently checked out Crawford’s for their fried chicken. I was nearby and was looking for something to eat. My choices were street tacos, Tommy’s (where they hand you chili with your… Continue reading