Category Archive: food

DTLA: Tasting Menu at Orsa and Winston

  Back in March, I did the tasting menu at Orsa and Winston. Chef Josef Centeno is one of my favorite chefs and I was looking forward to dinner at O&W. I go… Continue reading

Culver City: Italian Favorites at AR Cucina

    AR Cucina took the place of Sambar, Chef Akasha Richmond’s Indian inspired restaurant.  She’s now turned her focus to Italian cuisine. I love that there’s an entire Negroni menu. You could… Continue reading

San Gabriel: Small Plates at Chang’an

  One of the things I’ve been looking for in the San Gabriel Valley is a spot to gather with friends for snacks and booze. Surprisingly, there aren’t a lot of Chinese restaurants… Continue reading

East Hollywood: Drinks at The Edmon

  The Edmon at the Historic Hollywood Hotel opened about 6 weeks ago.  We already had dinner but I’d like to return for food. Per my usual proclivities, I sat at the bar… Continue reading

Culver City: Dinner at Cannibal

I finally got to Cannibal recently and had a great time at dinner. While perusing the drinks menu, the A.C.C. caught my eye. I had to ask what it meant and it stands… Continue reading

Hollywood: Andare by Cento Pasta Bar

  Jonesing for some pasta in Hollywood? Check out Andare by Cento Pasta Bar, a popup at Birch weekdays for lunch. Open Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., the menu… Continue reading

San Gabriel: Noodles at Mian

  For those on the Sichuan food hunt, Mian is a worthy stop. Its sister restaurant Chengdu Taste is widely regarded as one of the best Sichuan restaurants in the San Gabriel Valley.… Continue reading

Little Ethiopia: Dinner at Lalibella

  On my quest to find a new favorite Ethiopian place, I came across Lalibella this summer at the Los Angeles Times’ The Taste. They served an elegant portion of injera and a… Continue reading

DTLA: Pacific Seas Tiki Bar at Clifton’s is Now Open

  The much anticipated tiki bar, Pacific Seas, is now open at Clifton’s. The fourth floor bar is completely bonkers. It’s so beautiful and what’s amazing is, it doesn’t look new at all.… Continue reading

Pasadena: Salvadoran Food at Melys Pupuseria

  I checked out Melys Pupuseria one night after the gym. We were starving and pupusas sounded like a good idea. Once I got there, I saw they had Siete Mares, one of… Continue reading