Happy Hour: Roy’s Downtown

My good friend, the Vixen, and I have been checking out happy hours in Downtown Los Angeles the last year and half. She recently decided to start a new blog, L.A. Happy Hours.… Continue reading

LA Street Food Fest: the aftermath

Approximately five months ago, Shawna Dawson of SauceLA told me she was cooking up the LA Street Food Fest with Sonja Rasula of UniqueLA . She said it was going to be Valentine’s… Continue reading

Happy Lunar New Year!

Growing up, this “second” new year was always referred to as the Chinese New Year. It’s only recently I started calling it the Lunar New Year. This year is the year of the… Continue reading

Insatiable: A Recipe About Red Bell Peppers

I called my dish “Insatiable” for the post-Valentine’s Day dinner party thrown by the UncouthGourmands and friends. The following isn’t a recipe per se but what I did. Ingredients: red bell peppers (I… Continue reading

Hot Bartender Crawl- Locations Announced

Just 10 more days until the Minty Hot Bartender Crawl! Please RSVP on the Facebook page. Friday, February 26 We’ll be starting at Figaro Bistrot at 9 p.m. 1802 N Vermont Ave Los… Continue reading

Lunchtime in DTLA: Lemonade & It’s A Wrap

Although I live in one of the greatest foodie cities in the world, lunch in Downtown Los Angeles can be a trial. Do I want a salad? Or a sandwich? Because those seem… Continue reading

Beacon: Or Kimchi Goes on Everything

I went to Beacon last night for a friend’s birthday.  Although my friend and I had decided on what we were going to order a week ago, when we saw these lamb sliders,… Continue reading

A Double Header: Cube & Tar Pit

Several weeks ago, the buzz surrounding Tar Pit reached me. I knew I had to check it out to see for myself what these fried oysters were all about. But first, we decided… Continue reading

Wurstkuche VS Slaw Dogs

I checked out the new Slaw Dogs in Pasadena on Sunday for lunch. Years ago, I fell in love with the classic Chicago dog and have been hunting for one in LA ever… Continue reading

Foodie Alert: Diana’s Eggrolls

On Sunday, I crashed the private tasting Diana’s Eggrolls set up for the UncouthGourmands. Their blog post is here. Diana has been selling her gourmet eggrolls privately and is launching soon at farmers… Continue reading