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Pasadena: Dinner at The Raymond

  Whenever anyone asks me about my favorite restaurants, I tend to divide them via geography. If I happen to be in Pasadena, I always think about the wonderful meals I’ve had at… Continue reading

DTLA: Argentine Food at Barcito

  Barcito opened in Downtown Los Angeles earlier this year. It took over the old Chocochicken in South Park. Touted as serving Argentine food, the first drink on the menu is Fernet (Branca)… Continue reading

DTLA: Rice Bar Now Open

  Rice Bar in Downtown Los Angeles is now open. The Filipino rice bowl concept from restauranteur Santos Uy (Papilles, Mignon) and Chef Charles Olalia (formerly Patina, mar’sel) opened a few weeks ago.… Continue reading

Mid-City: New Dishes at Little Next Door

It’s been a while since I’ve been to Little Next Door. It’s one of those staples on West Third in Mid-City known for casual French fare. I was invited in to check out… Continue reading

DTLA: Beer Hall Barrel Down Is Now Open

A new beer hall, Barrel Down, has opened in Downtown Los Angeles. It’s right in the 7th Street Corridor along with Seven Grand, Bottega Louie, B.S. Taqueria and Sugarfish. We ordered a bunch… Continue reading

Brunching on a Friday at Terrine

  When Terrine opened in December last year, it was an instant hit. And now they’ve got the brunch game in mid-city wrapped up because they serve brunch Friday-Sunday. Yes, indeed, you can… Continue reading

North Hollywood: Tropical Cocktails at Tiki No

  While out in North Hollywood, we couldn’t resist the tropical allure of Tiki No. I don’t make it out to the Valley much but knew if I ever was nearby, I had… Continue reading

Little Tokyo: SKD Tofu House

  SoKongDong or SKD Tofu House was one of my favorite tofu houses in Koreatown. They and Beverly Soon Tofu were always the most respected tofu houses. SKD moved downtown to Little Tokyo… Continue reading

Palm Springs Bar Crawl: The Bar, Desert Fox and Tonga Hut

  Off season in Palm Springs could be paradise. You get all the sun, fun and pool time without gobs of tourists. But it also makes bar hopping interesting. Some bars close early… Continue reading

Pina Coladas Around Los Angeles

  Did you know there’s a pina colada takeover going on in Los Angeles? And I suspect other parts of the country? I didn’t notice at first. I innocently sipped on versions at… Continue reading