DTLA: Drinking the Menu at Birds & Bees

  Birds and Bees opened in Downtown Los Angeles about two months ago. The sexy hidden bar has a mid-century modern feel and you almost expect Mad Men types to be wandering about.… Continue reading

Cochon 555 Returns to Santa Monica This Sunday, March 12th

  I was so bummed out last year when I missed one of my favorite events, Cochon 555, since I was out of town. But I marked my calendar this year and Cochon… Continue reading

Silver Lake: All the Drinks at The Friend

  I recently checked out the new bar, The Friend, in Silver Lake. There are currently 9 drinks on the menu as well as a beer and shot combo called The Lover. I… Continue reading

Venice: DineLA Recap at Charcoal

        I’ve been meaning to check out Charcoal Venice for a little bit now. For those familiar with Michelin-starred Melisse, Charcoal offers an opportunity to have food from one of… Continue reading

DTLA: It’s Not a Joke, Welcome to Prank Bar!

  Prank Bar is now open in Downtown Los Angeles. Located in the South Park district of DTLA, its closest neighbors include Barcito, Broken Spanish and the nearby beer hall, Mikkeller. ┬áThis is… Continue reading

Little Tokyo: Pastries and More at Midori Matcha

  Midori Matcha recently opened in Little Tokyo. Matcha is whole young green tea leaves that are stone ground. It is often used for ceremonial purposes and Midori Matcha does offer it traditionally… Continue reading

DTLA: Mikkeller Beer Hall Is Now Open

  Mikkeller DTLA is now open on the corner of Olympic and Olive in Downtown Los Angeles. The beer hall is open for dinner and beer at night and will eventually open for… Continue reading

SGV: Chinese Dinner at Mama’s Dumpling House

  There are a few dumpling masters in the San Gabriel Valley. One of them is Mama Lu. Although the latest restaurant doesn’t bear her name, Mama’s Dumpling House is most definitely of… Continue reading

DTLA: Checking Out the New Bar Clacson

Bar Clacson is now open in Downtown Los Angeles. It’s a few doors down from Grand Central Market on Broadway. It’s currently only open evenings but there are plans for it to open… Continue reading

Silver Lake: Going Vegetarian and Vegan at Pine and Crane

  I’ve been meaning to check out Pine and Crane in Silver Lake for a while now. Everyone I know loves this spot. But since I frequent the San Gabriel Valley a lot,… Continue reading