Ramen Run to the South Bay

Last Saturday, the Noodles Partner and I went down to the South Bay for ramen. We were also joined by a friend. Although many were interested in this crawl, few could actually “stomach”… Continue reading

Santa Monica: Enter the FIG

I’ve been hearing the buzz about FIG and I finally had an opportunity to check it out for dinner last week. Matthew Lehman, the Director of Food and Beverage of FIG selected us… Continue reading

Going Solo: Drago Centro

I’ve never eaten alone at a sit-down restaurant by myself. Although I don’t know why it was important to do so, I did it. It’s been suggested going to a sushi bar is… Continue reading

Caipirinha Battle

Summer’s almost here and I find myself reaching for those lighter summery drinks. And so while I enjoy mojitos and mint juleps, I really like caiprinhas (even if half the time I feel… Continue reading

Mix & Match: Random Minty

Last week was a bit of a mish mash of activities. After ramen on Monday, we checked out Aux Delicies for dessert. I’ve seen this shop on Colorado in Old Town for years… Continue reading

Tar Pit: It didn’t burn down

A couple of weeks ago, there was a very real fear among LA foodies. Tar Pit was burning down! Oh wait, it didn’t. Unfortunately, it was a pizza place across the street that… Continue reading

Derrick’s: Jamaican me healthy crazy, mon

Before the cookie party at Bakelab, Anisha from Food is my Nish and I checked out Derrick’s Jamaican for lunch. Derrick’s into “being healthy” with a full half page of statistics on the… Continue reading

Smoke House: Best Vegas-style Buffet in LA

Vegas is fun but now I know where to go for some decent buffet crab legs! A couple of weeks ago, I checked out Burger Continental for their brunch buffet and it was… Continue reading

Pasadena: Naga Naga Ramen

I’m excited about the Ramen Run tomorrow but since I love ramen so much, I had a bowl on Monday. It was a cold day in L.A. Rainy and gloomy so a steaming… Continue reading

Starry Kitchen Opening for Dinner

Last Friday, I went to one of my regular lunch spots, Starry Kitchen. I had been planning to go the day before but we ended up going on Friday where apparently it became… Continue reading