Silver Lake: Going Vegetarian and Vegan at Pine and Crane

  I’ve been meaning to check out Pine and Crane in Silver Lake for a while now. Everyone I know loves this spot. But since I frequent the San Gabriel Valley a lot,… Continue reading

Culver City: Drinks at The Wallace

  The Wallace is a mainstay in Culver City. The bar is very popular and menu features all the stuff I would want to order like sprouting broccoli, tiger prawns and lamb porridge.… Continue reading

SGV: Comfort Food and Cocktails at Monkey Bar

  So much is happening over at the Santa Anita Westfield Mall! The Food Alley has a plethora of choices from Hainan chicken at Side Chick to the Japanese cheesecake import, Uncle Tetsu.… Continue reading

DTLA: Pasta Lunch at Officine Brera

I finally made it over to the Italian restaurant, Officine Brera, after it’s been open for about a year now. It’s right around the corner from their sister restaurant, Factory Kitchen in the Arts District… Continue reading

Westwood: Chinese Brunch at Northern Cafe

  When the San Gabriel Valley seems so far away, you start looking around your neighborhood for an equivalent. Friends suggested Northern Cafe in Westwood, citing they had outposts in the SGV. Checking… Continue reading

Venice: Boozy Milk Drinks at Nighthawk: Breakfast Bar

  I was in Venice recently to check out Charcoal for dineLA. We decided to check out Nighthawk: Breakfast Bar for pre-dinner cocktails. They have three spiked cereal milk drinks on the menu. Since… Continue reading

DTLA: Tacos and More at Mezcalero

  I’ve now checked out Mezcalero a couple times since they opened three months ago. The first time I only went for drinks and said I’d come back for the tacos which looked… Continue reading

SGV: Softserve at Matcha Matcha

  Matcha is all the rage these days and Matcha Matcha at the Westfield Santa Anita mall in Arcadia is serving up softserve along with a variety of things green tea. That’s right,… Continue reading

DTLA: DineLA Recap of Tabachines Cocina

  I checked out Tabachines Cocina about a week ago during dineLA. I’ve always wanted to try Tabachines as I pass it all the time. To start, my friend and I shared the… Continue reading

DTLA: Sandwiches at Hero Shop 2.0

  Hero Shop’s back! The sandwich shop closed in favor of Ohana Poke a couple of years ago and it enjoyed a good run. Now you can hop over at Fig at 7th as… Continue reading