Category Archive: restaurant reviews

DTLA: Brunch at Rappahannock Oyster Bar

  I recently checked out brunch at Rappahannock Oyster Bar. It was also part of a pickling party where we made our own pickles. I hope Rapp bar does that again because that… Continue reading

SGV: Opal Chinese Cuisine at Sheraton San Gabriel

  For Thanksgiving this year, we checked out Opal Chinese Cuisine. We had two big tables for the 14 of us and so we had multiples of all the dishes. We started out… Continue reading

Culver City: Coni’Seafood in Del Rey

  Maybe one day I’ll keep a better list of restaurants to try by location. Whenever I meet up with friends in certain parts of town, I generally have to comb my admittedly… Continue reading

DTLA: Guerrilla Tacos in the Arts District

    I was not a Guerrilla Tacos devotee. I had never sought its cart and eventual truck. But I knew about them. And always meant to go. Then they opened right around… Continue reading

SGV: Sichuan Food at Mr. Fish in Alhambra

  Sometimes it just takes a photo and it stays with you. I saw some folks checking out  new Sichuan spot in Alhambra called Mr. Fish (not to be confused with Mrs. Fish… Continue reading

West Hollywood: Drinks at Conservatory and its Speakeasy, Society Room

  I found myself in West Hollywood one night and remembered I wanted to check out the drinks at Conservatory. While I was there, I became aware of a speakeasy in the back… Continue reading

Lincoln Heights: Craft Beer and Meatball Sub at The Heights

  I was back in the old neighborhood and stopped into The Heights for a bite and a beer before a show. My friend asked me if things have changed much in Lincoln… Continue reading

Pico Rivera: Indian Food at Curry Hut

  I had a craving for Indian food and I looked up Curry Hut. When I got there, I discovered it was in a strip mall anchored by a Target store. Oooh, I… Continue reading

SGV: Lunch at Sunrise Social Company in El Monte

  I was going to get pho for lunch when I noticed a new place next door to LTK called Sunrise Social Company. They only had lunch specials that day. I got the… Continue reading

Koreatown: Han Mi Jung’s Black Goat Stew and Doenjang Jjigae

  As the temperatures drop in the evening, my belly starts clamoring for soup, stew and more soup. One of my favorites is Korean black goat stew. When I was looking up spots… Continue reading