The Roosevelt Introduces the Library Bar Lobby Menu

The Roosevelt recently introduced a new option for cocktails and food at the hotel. Now you can order specialty drinks in the lobby from the Library Bar and food from Public Kitchen &… Continue reading

Koreatown: Moon Daepo BBQ

There was a time in my life I used to go to Korean BBQ at least once a month. These days it’s usually twice a year, around Thanksgiving and Christmas when some of… Continue reading

Los Feliz: MessHall Now Open

I remember when MessHall was the Brown Derby. Then it became a Louise’s Trattoria. But before all that, it was Willard’s Chicken Inn. The current incarnation has opened up the place and the… Continue reading

Finding Gems at Bagatelle

Recently I checked out Bagatelle for a friend’s birthday. I hadn’t been before but was curious about the bar run by Zachary Patterson. Bagatelle has an outpost in New York and opened the… Continue reading

Win Tickets to Better Weather Fest at Golden Road Brewing This Saturday

What are you doing this Saturday? Want to join me for the Better Weather Fest at Golden Road Brewing? One lucky winner will get a pair of tickets! Enjoy craft beer from the… Continue reading

West LA: Getting Vietnamese Noodles at Nong La

On Sawtelle in West LA, there are a number of formidable Japanese restaurants. And up until Plan Check, J-food dominated. Sure, there was the random Korean tofu house, a Chinese place and some… Continue reading

DTLA: Towne Now Open

I was recently invited to check out the newly opened Towne Food & Drink. I am always excited about new options for lunch and dinner in Downtown and Towne is fairly close to… Continue reading

New Orleans: Dining at Sylvain

After drinks at SoBou, we went to Sylvain for dinner. Before I left L.A. plenty of people offered advice where to eat but when a chef’s wife emails you to tell you to… Continue reading

New Orleans: Drinks at SoBou

While I was in New Orleans for Tales of the Cocktail, I tried the new SoBou restaurant and met Bar Chef Abigail Gullo. SoBou is part of the Commander’s Family of restaurants which… Continue reading

Disaronno & Tia Maria Dinner with Marcel Vigneron and Love Boat’s Issac

As part of the Tales of the Cocktail spirited dinners, I attended one with Disaronno and Tia Maria at the Musee Conti Wax Museum. I replied immediately I was in when I saw… Continue reading