Koreatown: Porkbelly and Kimchi at Hot Pot Troops

  Hot Pot Troops opened about two months ago. We found it while driving down Western looking for something warm on a cold night. I saw a sign for hot pot and thought… Continue reading

Hollywood: Dinner and Drinks at Birch

  I recently checked out Birch in Hollywood. I had gotten a Blackboard Eats deal and thought 6 courses for $60 was fantastic. The drinks at Birch aren’t named but you can order… Continue reading

Culver City: BBQ at the Maple Block Meat Company

  For months I’ve been hearing the best new barbecue place in Los Angeles is actually in Culver City. What’s a ‘cue-loving girl to do but drive over there and check it out.… Continue reading

East Hollywood: Late Night Food at Hollywood Thai

  Is it possible to have too much Thai food in one day? I didn’t think so. I headed over to Hollywood Thai after checking out Jumbo’s Clown Room (for the first time!).… Continue reading

Hollywood: Get Your Krewe Card at Sassafras Saloon During Happy Hour

  Sassafras Saloon launched a new frequent buyer’s card called Krewe. When you buy all six of the Happy Hour drinks ranging from Sazarac to Hurricane, you get a Ramos Gin Fizz for… Continue reading

DTLA: Otium is Now Open

  Otium is now open for lunch, brunch and dinner. The new restaurant is next door to the Broad Museum on Grand Avenue in Downtown Los Angeles. It’s picturesque and fits right in… Continue reading

Hollywood: Get Your Spice Fix at Luv2Eat Thai

  With so many Thai restaurants in this town, it’s sometimes just easier to order from your local rather than seek out any doing anything particularly worthy. However, I’ve wanted to go to… Continue reading

East Hollywood: Lebanese Dinner at Marouch

  We were looking for a restaurant in nearby Los Feliz when we decided to check out Marouch. It’s been on my list forever and I’m glad we were able to get our… Continue reading

Beverly Hills: Classic French at Viviane

  I was recently invited to check out the new Viviane Restaurant at the Avalon Hotel. Opened by the same team behind ¬†Terrine and Hanjip, Viviane¬†is classic French and Continental cuisine and beautiful… Continue reading

Koreatown: Checking Out the Korean Black Goat Stew at Mirak

  Last weekend, I wanted to eat in Hollywood after catching a flick at the Arclight but the Hollywood Parade made it impossible to get around so we headed over to Koreatown. As… Continue reading