Category Archive: late night

Boston: Late Night Eats & Drinks at Citizen Public House

  I went to Citizen Public House a couple of times while in Boston last month. Citizen is a relatively new bar but to me it felt like it’s been a neighborhood staple… Continue reading

Boston: Lunch at Eastern Standard Kitchen

  After my “Making Your Own Vermouth” seminar at Boston Cocktail Summit, we headed next door to Eastern Standard Kitchen for a late lunch. I hadn’t eaten all day and it was nearly… Continue reading

Thai Town: Issan Sausage at Ruen Pair

It seems every time I’m at Ruen Pair, it’s because I was either going or just went to Harvard & Stone. In the midst of so many great Thai restaurants, I opt to… Continue reading

Tasting My Way Through New Orleans or the Search for the Best Gumbo

My first meal in New Orleans was at Royal House. I had a relatively clear agenda on food- eat everything. But namely the things NOLA is known for. Perhaps a bit touristy but… Continue reading

DTLA: The Parish is Now Open

I had been anticipating the opening of the Parish for months. I would drive by it almost every day and checked the progress. And then one day it opened. I was out of… Continue reading

Koreatown: Black Goat Stew at Chin Go Gae

  A couple of weeks ago, we had some strange weather in LA. It had been hot and muggy for a few days and then we had seemingly random thunderstorms. One such storm… Continue reading

Little Tokyo: Japanese Bento Box at Oomasa

  There is no shortage of good Japanese restaurants in Little Tokyo but while I’ve been off trying the latest and greatest, I had forgotten about the charming restaurants that have been in… Continue reading

NYC: Exploring Shilla & Woorijip

One of the things I miss the most about LA when I travel is the wide variety of Asian food. Although I could not say any of the places I went to in… Continue reading

Las Vegas: Return to D.O.C.G.

My last Las Vegas trip involved some pretty great eats. After stopping by the Malibu Red party, we went to D.O.C.G. which I had been to before. We had reservations but got seats… Continue reading

SGV: JR Cafe

  A few weeks ago, I had the whim to try one of my old late night haunts, JR Cafe in San Gabriel. Back in the early to mid- 90s, Hong Kong style… Continue reading