Las Vegas: The Mandarin Bar at the Mandarin Oriental

    Hidden away on the 23rd floor at the Mandarin Oriental in Las Vegas, the Mandarin BarĀ isn’t your typical bar on the Vegas strip. First, the views are stunning and it’s the… Continue reading

Las Vegas: Dinner and Drinks at Rose.Rabbit.Lie.

  I’ve heard so much about Rose.Rabbit.Lie. which opened at the Cosmopolitan a few years ago. I checked it out with a few others and I’m glad my group loved exploring the menu.… Continue reading

Las Vegas: Entertainment and Thai Dinner at Krung Siam

  Following drinks at the Golden Tiki, we decided to go across the street to Krung Siam Thai since we wanted Thai food. It turned out to be a lucky coincidence they had… Continue reading

Las Vegas: Checking Out the Drinks at the Golden Tiki

  I love tiki bars so of course I had to check out the new Golden Tiki in Las Vegas on my last trip. It’s open 24 hours (!!!) but we decided to… Continue reading

Las Vegas: Pizza at Otto Enoteca Pizzaria

  On my last trip to Las Vegas, we stopped by Otto Enoteca Pizzaria at the Venetian for lunch. I always love Mario Batali concepts and thought pizza and salad sounded like a… Continue reading

Las Vegas: Lobster Pho at District One

  On my last trip to Las Vegas, I checked out District One Kitchen and Bar. I’ve seen great reviews of the place and many of my friends in Vegas enjoy it for… Continue reading

Upcoming Food Festivals in April

        Masters of Taste, Pasadena At the Rose Bowl, the inaugural food festival, Masters of Taste will benefit Union Station Homeless Services. There will be 40 restaurants and 25 breweries,… Continue reading

Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of America Convention Returns to Las Vegas April 18-21

  The 73rd Annual Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of America Convention and Exposition returns to Las Vegas April 18 to 21 this year. Held at Caesar’s, the four-day convention features hospitality suites, cocktail… Continue reading

SGV: Fishballs at Little Malaysia

  I have talked for years about my favorite fishballs and those are at Little Malaysia, a small restaurant located in a strip mall in El Monte. I’ve been going there for a… Continue reading

Larchmont Village: Fine Dining at Kali Restaurant

  I first met Chef Kevin Meehan when he was over at Cafe Pinot and then he started his supper club Kali Dining. I somehow never made it to the supper club (I… Continue reading