Tag Archive: coffee

DTLA: Lunch and Charcoal Coffee at Loit Cafe

  Apparently Loit Cafe has been opened for a couple of years now but I didn’t notice until recently it was open to the public. I always thought it was some sort of… Continue reading

The Minty Adventures: Mid-City Stops including Marciano Art Foundation, Cafe Midi and Bluestone Lane Coffee

  A few weeks ago, I started a new series called The Minty Adventures. What’s it like to be a tourist in one’s own city? This time around, I checked out the Ai… Continue reading

Orange County: Lunch at Utopia European Caffe

  I was in Orange County last week and stopped into the new Utopia European Caffe in Tustin. It’s located at the District at Tustin Legacy, a large shopping mall anchored by Whole… Continue reading

Hong Kong: My Michelin Marathon Day

  On one of my last couple of days in Hong Kong, I headed over to PMQ in Central to check out all the artist studios. PMQ were the former quarters for married police… Continue reading

Mid-City: Lady M’s Signature Crepe Cake

  I recently checked out Lady M for their signature mille crepe cake. Walking in, I was struck how starkly white the interior decor was. Then I approached the pastry case. I’ve always… Continue reading

DTLA: Cuban Sandwiches at Don Francisco’s Coffee

I checked out Don Francisco’s Coffee one day for lunch in Downtown Los Angeles. It’s located at the Spring Arcade Building. Uli Gelateria, Kai Japanese Roots and Guisados are also in the same building.… 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

DTLA: Doughnuts and Fried Chicken at Birdies

  I was bummed out when Mabel’s fried chicken and waffles closed but was happy to see it re-concepted and became Birdies. It is still serving great fried chicken and added in doughnuts.… Continue reading

DTLA: Mega Bodega Now Open

  Mega Bodega is now open. The coffee shop also serves craft beer and a short list of food including toasts, sandwiches and a cheese plate. It’s a bright and airy space with… Continue reading

Three New Coffee Shops You Should Know About: Philz, Endorffeine, Melrose Umbrella Company

So I don’t drink coffee. At least, not daily and more often than not, I’ll get an iced tea — though for taste and not for caffeine. But I do love the smell… Continue reading