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Pasadena: Okra and Curry at Akbar Indian

  Our original intention was to get pasta at Union in Old Town Pasadena but a full house had us seeking alternatives. I hadn’t been to Akbar Cuisine of India in a few… Continue reading

Santa Monica: Spirited Thursdays Begin at Terrazza September 4

  Terrazza, the restaurant at the Casa del Mar hotel, presents Spirited Thursdays beginning Thursday, September 4. Each Thursday will feature a guest from the spirits, wine or beer industry. Complimentary food is… Continue reading

Torrance: Umenoya Ramen Co or How Ramen Yokocho Fest Failed Me

I’m pretty much noodles obsessed and though I had some misgivings about the first ever Ramen Yokocho Fest aka “Ramen Alley” organized by a local paper, Weekly LALALA, I still went to the… Continue reading

SGV: Little Sheep Hot Pot

My family celebrated Lunar New Year this year with a couple of activities including hot pot at Little Sheep. Located in the giant supermall on the corner of Del Mar and Valley, Little… Continue reading

SGV: Dim Sum at Shanghai No. 1 Seafood

    Before the holidays, I met up with a friend for dim sum. We used to dine at restaurant with cuisines from Communist countries. It was a funny theme and not something… Continue reading

Jeremy Lake Wins The Minty’s Hot Bartender Award

Last week, I hosted The Minty 3rd Anniversary Party at One-Eyed Gypsy. The lovely Krista Simmons MC’d the event and got to introduce all the bartenders nominated for The Minty’s Hot Bartender Award.… Continue reading

Cambridge Bar Crawl: Trina’s Starlite Lounge, Moksa, Brick & Mortar and Park

So our Cambridge bar crawl actually started in Somerville. Fresh from dinner at Oleana, we dropped into Trina’s Starlite Lounge for a quick drink. Actually my friend just wanted a shot of Fernet-Branca… Continue reading