DTLA: Omakase at Inko Nito

  I recently checked out the omakase menu at Inko Nito. It’s a really great deal with a lot of food! So come hungry! My favorite was the sashimi moriawase which featured so… Continue reading

DTLA: Lunch at Ramen Koo

  I’ve now gone to Ramen Koo a handful of times. It’s a newish spot on 7th in Downtown Los Angeles with an even newer location on Melrose. I find it perfect for… Continue reading

Hollywood: Cocktails and Tacos at H Club

  H Club opened last year. It is a private club located in the heart of Hollywood. Geared towards creative types, there’s a recording studio for rental. There’s also restaurant by the rooftop… Continue reading

DTLA: Aperitivo Life at Zinque

I spotted Zinque one day while walking by the Ace Hotel. It’s right next door and I thought it’d be a good place to check out with my fine dining partner. I had… Continue reading

Leimert Park: Seafood Feast at Fisherman’s Island

  I hooked up with my favorite seafood buddy for a night of crab (and more!). I wanted to tell her about my Alaska adventures and I was already missing the King crab… Continue reading

DTLA: Lunch at Aloha Cafe

  We’ve ordered from Aloha Cafe for years but I finally had a chance to check out the restaurant recently. Aloha Cafe is in the same shopping center as Mermaid bar, Sushi Gen… Continue reading

Mid-City: Trying Out Plant Based Vegan Nic’s on Beverly

  Nic’s on Beverly opened earlier this year. The new vegan restaurant serves up plant based items such as falafel burger, avocado on crispy rice, tagine and soon-to-be iconic Chinois salad (Chinese chicken… Continue reading

Culver City: Steak at Dear John’s

I love old school steak houses. Dear John’s in Culver City may be renovated but it’s all for the better. It still has a charm that only comes from serving good steaks for… Continue reading

Koreatown: Getting King Buns and Spicy Noodles at Myung In Dumplings

  I’m not really a buns (bao) sort of person. I much prefer dumplings. My only exception would be the Chinese sheng jian bao. However, even I couldn’t pass up the novelty of… Continue reading

SGV: Chinese Rice Rolls at Yin Ji Chang Fun

  Over the summer, I visited ShanDong dumplings and spotted a new rice rolls restaurant opening in the same plaza. I headed back recently to check it out. Chinese rice rolls or cheung… Continue reading