Tag Archive: dessert

Pasadena: Modern Mexican Food and Drinks at Maestro

  I recently checked out Maestro in Pasadena. It opened a few months ago to much acclaim. I was already familiar with Chef Danny Godinez’s food from his Orange County restaurant, Anepalco so… Continue reading

SGV: Oysters and More at EMC Seafood

  The Food Alley at the Westfield Santa Anita mall has a stellar lineup of eateries including Monkey Bar, Side Chick, Din Tai Fung, Matcha Matcha, Uncle Tetsu Japanese Cheesecake and many more… Continue reading

SGV: Cheesecake Madness over at Uncle Tetsu

  Uncle Tetsu Japanese Cheesecake arrived at the mall in Arcadia a few months ago. It’s in the new “food alley” Arcadia mall built near the Din Tai Fung, Sidechick, Monkey Bar and… Continue reading

Hollywood: Progressive Dinner at PokiNometry, Jinya Ramen Express, Cre8 Crepe and Mama Shelter

  I did a progress dinner a couple of weeks back in Hollywood. Let’s start with poke at PokiNometry where you can build your own bowl of fabulous fish. PokiNometry is at the… Continue reading

Don’t Want to Cook Thanksgiving? Try the Brunch at the Four Seasons Los Angeles.

  Have you heard about the wonderful Sunday brunch at the Four Seasons Los Angeles at Beverly Hills? Well, I hadn’t and recently checked it out and thought, why haven’t I been doing… Continue reading

Venice: Chef Nyesha Arrington Opens Leona Restaurant

  Leona Restaurant opened this week in Venice with Chef Nyesha Arrington at the helm. The menu reads like a love letter, highlighting the dear memories she’s made cooking with her grandmother and in… Continue reading

Studio City: BBQ Lunch at Barrel and Ashes

  I recently checked out Barrel and Ashes for lunch. I rarely make it to the 818 so it was a nice treat to get away for barbeque. Led by French Laundry alums,… Continue reading

Silver Lake: Charcoal BBQ, Bourbon & Beer

  Charcoal BBQ, Bourbon and Beer  has taken over part of the Barbarella space in Silver Lake. The owners has split the popular bar up to include Kansas City style barbecue from Chef Jeremy… Continue reading

Koreatown: Burgers at Cassell’s

  Cassell’s Hamburgers re-opened under new owners and management at Hotel Normandie recently. The classic burger stand has retained its original crossfire broiler, grinder, patty press and recipes and philosophy of founder Al Cassell. Chef Christian… Continue reading

Palm Springs: All the Food and Drinks at Workshop Kitchen

  I heard about Workshop Kitchen + Bar a few years ago and kept it in mind when I got to Palm Springs. I was delighted to be invited to try the food… Continue reading