Little Tokyo: Lunch at Teishokuya of Tokyo aka T.O.T.

  I’ve been coming to Teishokuya of Tokyo (T.O.T.) forever. This traditional Japanese restaurant was known for what I called comfort food, very traditional home-style Japanese. There was never any sushi or ramen… Continue reading

Travel to Chile: Pisco Adventures, Part II

On our third day in Chile, we headed over to Pisco Bou Borroeta. While not as large as Capel, they dominate the local region as I saw Bou Barroeta was the house pisco… Continue reading

DTLA: Drinks at Bernadette’s Bar

  Bernadette’s has been open for a while now on the same block as Bar Clacson, Slipper Clutch and Grand Central Market. I’ve just never made it in because I always heard of… Continue reading

Travel to Chile: Pisco Adventures, Part I

  Earlier this year I traveled to Chile for National Pisco Day which was actually a week-long party celebrating their national spirit. I’d like to thank Pisco Chile and New Legacy¬†Wine and Spirits… Continue reading

DTLA: Sushi and More at Art & Fish

A few months ago I walked by a mysterious black door with a slot. There was a handwritten sign advertising miso soup for $2.50. I wondered if I popped in a couple of… Continue reading

Stu and The Kids Food Festival and Fundraiser Returns to Vibiana on August 5

  Stu and the Kids food fest and fundraiser returns to Vibiana on Sunday, August 5. Chef Stu used to cook in Los Angeles and then he started a charity organization in Thailand… Continue reading

Beverly Hills: Lobster Bisque and Steak Tartare at The Grill on The Alley

  I’ve been on a steak tartare kick lately and after hitting a bunch of restaurants across Los Angeles, we went to my friend’s favorite spot, The Grill on the Alley. The Grill… Continue reading

Hollywood: Drinks and Live Music at Tramp Stamp Granny’s

  I read about Tramp Stamp Granny’s a few months ago and wanted to check it out. I love piano bars and thought it’d be fun. The bar is the old Grampa Johnson’s… Continue reading

SGV: Cantonese Food at U2 Cafe & BBQ

  My family has been picking up roast Chinese BBQ meats from U2 Cafe for years but I tried dinner there recently. I have been to the Hong Kong style cafe side but… Continue reading

Mid-City: Lady M’s Signature Crepe Cake

  I recently checked out Lady M for their signature mille crepe cake. Walking in, I was struck how starkly white the interior decor was. Then I approached the pastry case. I’ve always… Continue reading