SGV: Yes, There’s Vegetarian Dim Sum at Fine Garden

  Yes, there’s vegetarian dim sum in the San Gabriel Valley! I checked out Fine Garden Vegetarian restaurant with my veggie BFF last weekend. Keep in mind everything is vegetarian and don’t get… Continue reading

Beverly Hills: Comfort Food at 208 Rodeo

  The iconic 208 Rodeo restaurant has been serving up delicious food on Rodeo Drive since the 1990s. You can’t miss the restaurant just up the stairs on the corner of Wilshire Boulevard… Continue reading

City of Gold Documentary In Theaters March 11 + Recap of Lunch at Guelaguetza

  City of Gold, the documentary about Los Angeles restaurant critic Jonathan Gold will open in theaters on March 11. It has been making the film festival rounds the last year or so… Continue reading

West Hollywood: Small Japanese Plates at Aburiya Raku

  I’ve always meant to check out Aburiya Raku in Las Vegas. Sadly for a number of reasons, I have missed out on this hot izakaya. So when I heard they recently opened a… Continue reading

West LA: Bun Bo Hue at Nong La

  It’s been a few years since I last visited Nong La. With all the new restaurants popping up on on Sawtelle Boulevard* in West Los Angeles, it’s hard to revisit favorites especially… Continue reading

Culver City: The Soju Watermelon at Hanjip

  I recently went back to Hanjip for Korean BBQ dinner and saw they had introduced a new drink to go with the grill action. Get the soju watermelon with pop rocks for a really great… Continue reading

Pasadena: Dinner at The Raymond

  Whenever anyone asks me about my favorite restaurants, I tend to divide them via geography. If I happen to be in Pasadena, I always think about the wonderful meals I’ve had at… Continue reading

Speed Rack Heading to Las Vegas March 6

  Speed Rack, the bartending competition that raises funds for breast cancer research, education and prevention, heads to Las Vegas on March 6. Since there isn’t a competition in Los Angeles this year,… Continue reading

Recap: Dinner with Forty Creek Canadian Whisky

  Recently I checked out Forty Creek Canadian whisky at a private dinner. Forty Creek brought out Chef Hugue Dufour from M. Wells Steakhouse in  New York and Julian Cox whipped up drinks… Continue reading

Hollywood: Cocktails at Salt’s Cure

  Salt’s Cure has moved to Hollywood from West Hollywood. They took over the old AMMO space in December and the biggest news is they now have a liquor license. Beer and wine… Continue reading