Category Archive: food

SGV: Seafood Feast at New Century Lobster

  Sadly Shaaxi Gourmet closed but don’t be too heartbroken because New Century Lobster has taken over the space in Rosemead. New Century is another clone of Newport Seafood which I feel is… Continue reading

Beverly Hills: Lunch at Georgie with Chapel Down Wines

  I was invited to check out Chapel Down sparkling wines recently at a lunch at Georgie, the restaurant at The Montage in Beverly Hills.   We had a couple of appetizers before… Continue reading

Mar Vista: Cocktails at Accomplice Bar

  Oddly I’ve never sat at the bar at Accomplice until recently. I have eaten at Little Fatty plenty of times and enjoyed the drinks from their bar Accomplice with the food. This… Continue reading

Bar Institute Econo On Tour, LA Recap

I checked out Bar Institute‘s Econo popup as it rolled through Los Angeles recently. LA was its fifth stop. This Econo popup also provided a preview to the returning Portland Cocktail Week, one… Continue reading

SGV: In Search of Vietnamese Seafood at Diep Thanh Thanh

  After a wonderful meal at OC & LAU recently, I began searching for something closer to Los Angeles. The Vietnamese way of cooking seafood was really delicious and I was craving razor… Continue reading

SGV: Sandwiches and Noodles at Banh Mi Che Cali

  I’ve been tempted to stop into all the various Banh Mi Che Cali locations I’ve seen through the years. Somehow though I haven’t had a “cheap” banh mi in years. The kind… Continue reading

West LA: Dim Sum at The Palace

I recently checked out The Palace in West Los Angeles. I have been to this restaurant location more than 10 years ago when it was a different Chinese restaurant. I wasn’t too thrilled… Continue reading

Echo Park: Sticky Rice’s Latest Location is Now Open

  Sticky Rice has opened another location and it’s in Echo Park in the old Xoia space. I checked it on its second night open and really love the space. All the tables… Continue reading

Historic Filipinotown: Genever LA is Now Open

  Located on a very street art friendly block, Genever LA, recently opened. The gorgeous bar is women owned and led. I love that the owners were able to open with the funds… Continue reading

West LA: Lunch at Popcorn Chicken Sawtelle

  It’s been interesting to see new restaurants pop up on Sawtelle aka Japan Town West aka Little Osaka that don’t focus on Japanese food. It’s turning into quite the Little Asia that’s… Continue reading