When All You Want is ‘Za: Vito’s Pizza

I was telling someone last night how I never want to date someone where we eat at the same 5 places every weekend (an exaggeration- we rotated through at least 8 places). But… Continue reading

Bottega Louie Lunch

I’m almost certain Midtown Lunch would be horrified by the amount of food we ordered at Bottega Louie last week. We completely went over my usual $10 lunch budget. I thought we’d get… Continue reading

Shopping the Closet: Budget Hollywood Glamour

It’s Blogger Prom on Wednesday! The theme is Hollywood Confidential. Think old-school Hollywood Glamour (1930s-1940s). And because I shop ALL the time, I tend to buy a lot of accessories and party dresses.… Continue reading

Lunching at the Lazy Ox

I most recently wrote about the Lazy Ox in July so why another post? Well, this time I went for lunch. I previously have only gone for happy hour and dinners. I did… Continue reading

Hello Fall, Goodbye Summer: Special Drago Centro Event

Hey! Remember these summer cocktails at Drago Centro? ·         Arancia Meccanica / Clockwork Orange – Sombra Mezcal, Red Bell Pepper, Cilantro, Agave Nectar, Fresh Lime, Smoked Salt ·         Dark Passenger – Bols Genever,… Continue reading

Pasadena Intelligentsia: Love a Latte

I’m not sure what I love more. The idea that even I, a non-coffee drinker, can love the occasional cuppa or the foam art. Perhaps there’s a reason why I drink lattes at… Continue reading

Return to Rivera

For a belated birthday dinner last week, I went to Rivera. Besides the occasional late-night drinks and nosh, I usually go for lunch and have formed some bonds with the daytime staff. Last… Continue reading

Soul in the Bowl, Part I

Sometimes when you’re hungry and you’ve been shopping for hours, all you want to do is have a snack. Or a meal, especially since you’ve skipped lunch and it’s now 4 p.m. That… Continue reading

Test Kitchen: Sous Chefs Team

Tuesday night was my fifth time at Test Kitchen. Earlier in the evening, I attended a lecture featuring four celebrity chefs including Ludo. By sheer coincidence, I was going for the Sous Chefs… Continue reading

Are Celebrity Chefs Good for Food?

Last night, the good team Zocolo brought together Nancy Silverton of Mozza, Ludovic Lefebvre of Ludobites, Susan Feniger of Border Grill and Street and Ilan Hall of the Gorbals to discuss if celebrity… Continue reading