Grilled Cheese Night at Campanile

Last Thursday, two friends took me to Campanile for a belated birthday dinner. Thursdays are grilled cheese nights. They both got grilled cheese and I ended up with a crab roll though I… Continue reading

The Hollywood Sweet Potato Fries Crawl

So, I’ve always wanted to do a burger crawl. Well, that’s just too much to handle in one day. But I’ll look the other way if you go off crawl and order a… Continue reading

Mac and Cheese Crawl!

The Minty Presents a Mac and Cheese Crawl through DTLA! Sunday, November 7 Sunday, September 26  <– postponed 11:30 AM – Pete’s Cafe & Bar 400 S. Main St. Los Angeles, CA 90013‎ – (213)… Continue reading

Test Kitchen Meets Starry Kitchen

Last night, Starry Kitchen invaded Test Kitchen. Thi Tran was the first woman chef to take on the concept of Test Kitchen. Thi and Nguyen Tran own Starry Kitchen in Downtown Los Angeles… Continue reading

Pasadena Happy Hour: Dish

Dish in Pasadena opened some time ago and I finally made it out last week for happy hour. I had spotted it when I was at Pop Champagne Bar. Initial thoughts? Dish is… Continue reading

DTLA Lunch Hunt

Ever since I moved to a new office, I’ve been on the hunt for new lunch options. Ideally, lunch should be $10 or less. But every now and then I splurge and go… Continue reading

Test Kitchen: TiGeorges

I’ve said I knew who I was before but occasionally I think about the past. Right now I’m re-reading On Gold Mountain by Lisa See. I just finished her book, Shanghai Girls. Both… Continue reading

Going Cuban: Guantanamera

When I was in Miami last year, I was chasing a lot of food adventures- Joe’s Stone Crab, the best key lime pie, drinks with rum (lots of rum) and of course, great… Continue reading

It’s My 21st Birthday (again)!

I love birthdays. I love celebrations. I spend all year wondering where I should go for my birthday. Since it’s Labor Day weekend, I never expect to see all my friends at once… Continue reading

From the Mouths of Wolves

scallop. broccoli. kumquat. chervil. I first ran across Craig Thornton of  Wolvesmouth when I read his post sometime in February about reflective cooking. I remember thinking how beautiful the post was. Not a… Continue reading