Category Archive: food

The Gorbals

After months, I finally made it over to the Gorbals a few weeks ago. First, it was hard to get in, then it was closed for a while, then I waited for an… Continue reading

Joe’s Stone Crab- Miami

In April this year, I went to Miami. I had a few great meals but one of the most memorable was going to Joe’s Stone Crab. I was by myself so I didn’t… Continue reading

Taco N Tento

Several months ago, I organized a food crawl around fish tacos in El Monte. Taco N Tento was our first stop and my ultimate favorite of the crawl. They are known for their… Continue reading

Mendocino Farms

Over two years ago, I discovered a sandwich shop called Mendocino Farms in Downtown Los Angeles. It’s about a 15-minute walk from my office but because it was uphill, I only made it… Continue reading

LudoBites 3.0, redux

When asked to set up a dinner at LudoBites, I happened to be out of town and not at a computer. But I was able to secure reservations through the magic of Twitter.… Continue reading

I want to eat you like an Animal

Instead of holiday gifts, a few friends of mine decided we would go out for a nice meal. We started this tradition a few years ago and have gone to BLD, Bashan and… Continue reading

Marcel Vigneron’s down the “Hatchi” at Bread Bar

I’ve been to a few different Hatchi nights at BreadBar in Century City now so it’s not a surprise to order all 8 dishes (for $8 each) but I did something last night… Continue reading

Happy Hour Week

Despite being a bargain hunter and cocktalian (not just a person who likes booze, but well-made drinks), I don’t go that often to happy hour. My coworkers aren’t always so keen and it’s… Continue reading

Brilliant Saturday Afternoon in the SGV

Dim sum is one of those things that I only got into as an adult. I ate it about once or twice a week growing up so it was pretty uninteresting to me.… Continue reading

In Good Graces

For years I’ve wanted to go to Grace.  But I was never able to find any interest from anyone. People knew it was good but they were off chasing the newer restaurants. I… Continue reading