dineLA Returns January 21 – February 1 / A Look Back at a dineLA Meal at Lukshon

  Restaurant Week dineLA returns January 21 to February 1. I’m excited one of my favorite dineLA meals from last year, Lukshon, will be participating again. This year, the choices are: Cantonese chicken… Continue reading

SGV: Exploring More Than the Beef Roll at 101 Noodle Express

A certain critic in town made 101 Noodle Express famous for their beef roll but they have so much more than that. Let’s take a tour. We started with the cold appetizer trio… Continue reading

DTLA Lunch: Kagura in Little Tokyo

  Recently I decided I needed to find some new lunch spots in Little Tokyo. After seeing the lines everywhere, we ended up at the quiet Kagura. It’s in the Japanese Village Plaza… 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

Venice: Brunch at Superba Snack Bar

Recently I headed west to Venice to check out Superba Snack Bar for brunch. We got in just in time before they closed the kitchen at 3PM. It was a bright and sunny… Continue reading

DTLA: New Dishes at UMAMIcatessen

  Late last year, I hit up UMAMIcatessen for Happy Hour and other eats. I spotted the Downtown Dog which was a bacon-wrapped dog with chipotle-cream and peppers. It’s not quite the same… Continue reading

Burbank: Mama Hong’s Vietnamese Kitchen

  I recently got back from a trip from Chicago where a number of people I met mentioned how much they didn’t like LA. It was a story I’ve heard before. LA is… Continue reading

Craving Biscuits & Oysters at ink.

  It’s been a while since I’ve been back to ink. After cake decorating at Duff’s Cakemix, we hit up the bar at ink. I had always meant to come back but it… Continue reading

DTLA: The Wonton Search Continues at Uncle John’s Cafe

  Following the disappointing wonton noodles soup at China Cafe which I actually thought the wontons were fine, if a little inauthentic, I found myself at Uncle John’s Cafe looking at the half-Chinese… Continue reading

DTLA: Checking Out Lunch at Lililya

  I’m always looking for new places to eat for lunch in Downtown Los Angeles. I’m usually in the South Park area but now I’ve been traveling to Little Tokyo fairly frequently. I’ve… Continue reading