Category Archive: restaurant reviews

DTLA: Seafood at Rappahannock Oyster Bar

  Rappahannock opened for lunch several months ago at the Row and recently started serving dinner. One of my favorite chefs, Chef Nick Erven, heads up the low key seafood restaurant located just… Continue reading

DTLA: Redbird Launches The Plain Truth About The Best Seeds, A New Collection of 31 Cocktails

  Redbird just launched The Plain Truth About the Best Seeds, a new collection of 31 drinks from Bar Director Tobin Shea last week. We attended the launch party in the lovely Garden… Continue reading

Little Toyko: Tropical Bar The Mermaid Opens Today

  The Mermaid, a new tropical bar, in Little Tokyo opens tonight. It’s not a tiki bar so don’t expect palm trees but rather a mysterious black box that reminds me a bit… Continue reading

New Food Hall The Fields LA By Banc of California Stadium Opens Tomorrow

  The Fields LA, a new food hall next to Banc of California Stadium, opens tomorrow. The Fields will be open every day for both lunch and dinner regardless if there are games… Continue reading

DTLA: Cheese Tea at Little Fluffy Head Cafe

I’ve been walking by Little Fluffy Head Cafe for what seems about a year now. I finally stopped in after my curiosity of what “cheese tea” was. The signage has a strange appeal… Continue reading

Chicago: Lunch at Barrio

  For my last lunch in Chicago, I hit up Barrio. Our server was very nice and went through the menu with us.   For a starter, I had the chilled corn and… Continue reading

Chicago: Cocktails and More at Parson’s Chicken and Fish

On my last Chicago trip last summer, I had made a list of spots I wanted to try including Parson’s Chicken and Fish. I ran out of town last time but made it… Continue reading

Chicago: Redemption at Eataly with Oysters

    Last year I attempted to have breakfast at Eataly in Chicago. I left in a huff because they had sold out of breakfast and refused to start lunch service early. This… Continue reading

Koreatown: Eight Korean BBQ

  Ah, Koreatown, home of so many Korean BBQ spots that I don’t know if even the local chamber of commerce knows how many place there are in the area packed with more… Continue reading

Mid-city: Dinner at Noree Thai

Noree is the ambitious new project from business partners and Chefs Pla and Fern. While I love the casual Luv2Eat in Hollywood or grabbing a quick take-out from their Crying Tiger window, it’s… Continue reading