Las Vegas: Lobster Pho at District One

  On my last trip to Las Vegas, I checked out District One Kitchen and Bar. I’ve seen great reviews of the place and many of my friends in Vegas enjoy it for… Continue reading

Upcoming Food Festivals in April

        Masters of Taste, Pasadena At the Rose Bowl, the inaugural food festival, Masters of Taste will benefit Union Station Homeless Services. There will be 40 restaurants and 25 breweries,… Continue reading

Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of America Convention Returns to Las Vegas April 18-21

  The 73rd Annual Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of America Convention and Exposition returns to Las Vegas April 18 to 21 this year. Held at Caesar’s, the four-day convention features hospitality suites, cocktail… Continue reading

SGV: Fishballs at Little Malaysia

  I have talked for years about my favorite fishballs and those are at Little Malaysia, a small restaurant located in a strip mall in El Monte. I’ve been going there for a… Continue reading

Larchmont Village: Fine Dining at Kali Restaurant

  I first met Chef Kevin Meehan when he was over at Cafe Pinot and then he started his supper club Kali Dining. I somehow never made it to the supper club (I… Continue reading

West Hollywood: I Tried 9 of the Hundred+ New Drinks at The Abbey

  What if I told you I tried 9 new drinks at The Abbey? But it seems like a small number when you realize The Abbey has a brand new menu and features… Continue reading

DTLA: Drinks and Sushi at Katsuya

  After checking out a game at Staples Center, we stopped into Katsuya at LA Live for a snack and a couple of drinks. I hadn’t been to a Katsuya before knowing it’s… Continue reading

Koreatown: Burgers and Fried Chicken at Little Tart

  Little Tart opened a couple of months ago replacing Saint Martha in Koreatown. I was pretty bummed out when Saint Martha closed. I felt the neighborhood needed such a sit-down spot with… Continue reading

Beverly Hills: Avec Nous at L’ermitage Now Open

  Avec Nous at the L’ermitage is now open. The restaurant with Chef Olivier Quignon brings the flavors of the French Riviera to Beverly Hills. I was invited to sample small bites while… Continue reading

Beverly Hills: Sakura Festival at Gyu-Kaku Until April 21

  The Southern California locations of Gyu-Kaku are celebrating Sakura Festival (cherry blossom festival) in a special way. For $55, you get a crazy dinner for two that includes 10 courses from now… Continue reading