Category Archive: food

Larchmont Village: Fine Dining at Kali Restaurant

  I first met Chef Kevin Meehan when he was over at Cafe Pinot and then he started his supper club Kali Dining. I somehow never made it to the supper club (I… Continue reading

West Hollywood: I Tried 9 of the Hundred+ New Drinks at The Abbey

  What if I told you I tried 9 new drinks at The Abbey? But it seems like a small number when you realize The Abbey has a brand new menu and features… Continue reading

DTLA: Drinks and Sushi at Katsuya

  After checking out a game at Staples Center, we stopped into Katsuya at LA Live for a snack and a couple of drinks. I hadn’t been to a Katsuya before knowing it’s… Continue reading

Koreatown: Burgers and Fried Chicken at Little Tart

  Little Tart opened a couple of months ago replacing Saint Martha in Koreatown. I was pretty bummed out when Saint Martha closed. I felt the neighborhood needed such a sit-down spot with… Continue reading

Beverly Hills: Avec Nous at L’ermitage Now Open

  Avec Nous at the L’ermitage is now open. The restaurant with Chef Olivier Quignon brings the flavors of the French Riviera to Beverly Hills. I was invited to sample small bites while… Continue reading

Beverly Hills: Sakura Festival at Gyu-Kaku Until April 21

  The Southern California locations of Gyu-Kaku are celebrating Sakura Festival (cherry blossom festival) in a special way. For $55, you get a crazy dinner for two that includes 10 courses from now… Continue reading

DTLA: Drinks and Music at Resident

  New music venue The Resident opened a few months ago in the Arts District of Downtown Los Angeles. There’s a food cart and Airstream in the courtyard where you can get craft… Continue reading

Koreatown: Kimchi Fried Rice at Toe Bang

  In Chapman Plaza, the same shopping center as Kang Hodong Baekjeong, Escala and Quarters BBQ is the amusingly named Toe Bang Cafe. I’ve seen it for years and always heard it was… Continue reading

A St. Patrick’s Day Bar Crawl with Jameson Irish Whiskey: Melrose Umbrella Company, EP & LP and The Nice Guy

  If your idea of St. Patrick’s Day involves green beer, it might be time to rethink it with this easy bar crawl Jameson Irish Whiskey put together in Hollywood. Let’s start out… Continue reading

DTLA: A New Lunch Option; Spread Mediterranean

  Spread opened in what was supposed to be in the Tione’s space but that never opened. So think of it as taking over Dr. J’s Vibrant Cafe,  the short-lived vegan restaurant on Main Street.… Continue reading