Eda Vesterman- Hatchi in October

In October, I checked out the Hatchi event with Eda Vesterman. The menu sounded so great. I took the gay boyfriend as his birthday present. We arrived just before 6 p.m. for our… Continue reading

The Gorbals

After months, I finally made it over to the Gorbals a few weeks ago. First, it was hard to get in, then it was closed for a while, then I waited for an… Continue reading

Joe’s Stone Crab- Miami

In April this year, I went to Miami. I had a few great meals but one of the most memorable was going to Joe’s Stone Crab. I was by myself so I didn’t… Continue reading

Taco N Tento

Several months ago, I organized a food crawl around fish tacos in El Monte. Taco N Tento was our first stop and my ultimate favorite of the crawl. They are known for their… Continue reading

Mendocino Farms

Over two years ago, I discovered a sandwich shop called Mendocino Farms in Downtown Los Angeles. It’s about a 15-minute walk from my office but because it was uphill, I only made it… Continue reading

Gay Adjacent

So, I’m not gay. Not even a little “bi.” However, I’m very much a part of gay culture not because some might call me a “fag hag” or “fruit fly.” I dislike either… Continue reading

LudoBites 3.0, redux

When asked to set up a dinner at LudoBites, I happened to be out of town and not at a computer. But I was able to secure reservations through the magic of Twitter.… Continue reading

XXXmas Sangria

At many parties, I wind up being the bartender but in the last few years, I tend to plan ahead and serve up one or two concoctions leaving me free to enjoy the… Continue reading

I want to eat you like an Animal

Instead of holiday gifts, a few friends of mine decided we would go out for a nice meal. We started this tradition a few years ago and have gone to BLD, Bashan and… Continue reading

Marcel Vigneron’s down the “Hatchi” at Bread Bar

I’ve been to a few different Hatchi nights at BreadBar in Century City now so it’s not a surprise to order all 8 dishes (for $8 each) but I did something last night… Continue reading