The People’s Cocktail Competion at Drago Centro

Judgment arrived for the four finalists of the Drago Centro cocktail contest called the People’s Cocktail. The winning cocktail would included on the new summer menu. Four weeks. Four finalists. Four judges. I… Continue reading

Jitlada: Can you handle the spice?

If you read my original Jitlada post, you would know that I’m not a huge spice queen. I like just a little bit but otherwise, I can be a wimpy crybaby. Still, it… Continue reading

Venice: Piccolo Restaurant

Piccolo Restaurant recently underwent an expansion. A friend and I dropped by a couple of weeks ago to check it out. She had previously been there before for dineLA and told me how… Continue reading

Banchan Crazy: Genwa

Korean food is my favorite food at the moment. I love all the banchan, the little side dishes that come with a meal. And although I enjoy a good all-you-can-eat grub fest, I… Continue reading

Return to the Ox

The last time I was at Lazy Ox Canteen, it was when they received their LA Times review. The restaurant already had a lot of buzz in the foodie community but now it… Continue reading

Hatchi: Around the World with Walter Manzke

I remember the first time I went to a Hatchi event at Breadbar. It was last August for Roberto Cortez’s “Unfamiliar Conflict.” I remember thinking at the time it was an omen they… Continue reading

Crawl to Roosting: Chicken Crawl Down Lake

Sometimes things are just not meant to be. I’ve had the idea to crawl down Lake for chicken for a few months ever since I noticed the inordinate number of chicken joints. From… Continue reading

Olive at the Grafton in Hollywood

The Sunset Strip is home to many wonderful hotels and restaurants. I had the opportunity to check out the Olive, a new casual eatery inside the Grafton Hotel last week. The Olive has… Continue reading

Providence: 5-course Anniversary Special Tasting

Providence was number one on my must-try restaurants. I have heard about it for years and knew it would be fantastic. Once I heard they were doing their 5-course meal normally $85 for… Continue reading

The Hollywood Corner

The gay boyfriend and I have been looking for a replacement for homey meals and although we weren’t sad to see Doughboys close (we thought the food had progressively gotten worse), we missed… Continue reading