Category Archive: restaurant reviews

DTLA: DineLA at Manuela Recap

I recently checked out Manuela in the Arts District of Downtown Los Angeles for dineLA. Reservations are recommended. Once you’re there, they do take your temperature. We were seated just outside of their… Continue reading

Echo Park: Drinks at Lowboy

Lowboy opened in Echo Park about a year ago. It was rapidly becoming my regular bar that I had hit up about every 2-3 weeks. I have a post in my queue all… Continue reading

Venice: Patio Dining at Nueva

Nueva in Venice just opened in the old Sunny Spot location. Located right next to Scopa, Nueuva features ample patio dining. I did peek into the main dining room and hopefully we’ll be… Continue reading

Glendale: Georgian Dumplings and More at Khinkali House

  While I was in Armenia, I saw restaurants specializing in khinkali. They’re stuffed dumplings and is not Armenian food but rather, Georgian. One of Armenia’s neighbors is Georgia. I did have some… Continue reading

Glendale: Everyone Loves Dumplings at Monta Factory

When I was in Armenia, I didn’t try any monta (also spelled mantuh, manti, mante). I first tried them when I went to a local popup in Los Angeles. I love all things… Continue reading

Glendale: Armenian Flatbread Takeout from Zhengyalov Hatz

Zhengyalov Hatz opened last year in Glendale and I immediately had to go try it because I miss all the good food I had in Armenia. One of the particular things I missed… Continue reading

East Hollywood: New Items at Tlayuda LA

  Tlayuda LA is best known for well, talyudas. They are the flatbreads with Oaxacan cheese. They’re often called Mexican pizza but we should learn food by its proper names. So these are… Continue reading

Santa Monica: Lanea Cocktail and Taco Bar introduces Picnic Packs and Canned Cocktails

    Lanea just celebrated their one-year-anniversary. I made it to the Santa Monica bar back in February and recently got delivery. There are many delivery options on their site but you can… Continue reading

SGV: Getting Indian Takeout from Curry Time in El Monte

  I’ve been exploring different takeout options in the San Gabriel Valley. While I love Bhanu I actually enjoyed eating there, among the groceries. So I was trying to find an Indian place… Continue reading

Beverly Hills: Takeout from Kazan Japanese

      Kazan opened earlier this year, right before the pandemic started. I was going to go try them out as I love Tatsu ramen and the chef there started this new… Continue reading