Tag Archive: arts district

DTLA: Guerrilla Tacos in the Arts District

    I was not a Guerrilla Tacos devotee. I had never sought its cart and eventual truck. But I knew about them. And always meant to go. Then they opened right around… Continue reading

DTLA: Seafood at Rappahannock Oyster Bar

  Rappahannock opened for lunch several months ago at the Row and recently started serving dinner. One of my favorite chefs, Chef Nick Erven, heads up the low key seafood restaurant located just… 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

DTLA: Pearl’s BBQ Arts District

  I recently checked out Pearl’s BBQ over in the Arts District in Downtown Los Angeles. It’s named after owner Dana Blanchard’s grandmother Pearl who had Scottish and Texan roots. She arrived in… Continue reading

DTLA: Japanese Robata INKO NITO Now Open in the Arts District

  Inko Nito, the latest restaurant to open in the Arts District in Downtown Los Angeles, is serving up really delicious Japanese robata and other standout Asian dishes like kimchi rice. At a… Continue reading

DTLA: Pasta Lunch at Officine Brera

I finally made it over to the Italian restaurant, Officine Brera, after it’s been open for about a year now. It’s right around the corner from their sister restaurant, Factory Kitchen in the Arts District… Continue reading

DTLA: I Ate Vegetarian at Zinc and I Didn’t Even Know It

  Zinc Cafe and Market doesn’t call itself a vegetarian restaurant but it is… and you won’t miss the meat here. I ate a whole dinner completely baffled I didn’t want a “real”… Continue reading

POSTPONED!!! DTLA: Ramen Alert at Fifty Seven

   Edited – Postponed. Will update with a new date soon.  Fifty Seven has a couple of exciting series in addition to a new chef, Josh Drew. Fifty Seven just launched brunch on… Continue reading

DTLA: Tasting Menu at Fifty Seven

  Fifty Seven opened in Downtown Los Angeles in the Arts District a few months ago. The concept will rotate different chefs and the opening chef is David Nayfeld (formerly New York’s acclaimed Eleven… Continue reading

DTLA: EightyTwo Bar and Arcade Now Open

  EightyTwo barcade is now open in Downtown Los Angeles in the Arts District. It borders Little Tokyo at 3rd and Alameda. EightyTwo features two rooms of games including one just for pinball.… Continue reading