Tag Archive: dessert

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

Ray’s and Stark Bar Announces New Executive Chef Viet Pham

  The Patina Group has announced Chef Viet Pham as the new executive chef at Ray’s and Stark Bar. The restaurant and bar located at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)… Continue reading

Koreatown: Brisket at Saint Martha

    Saint Martha has now been opened for approximately two months in Koreatown. Self described as “modern American cuisine,” it’s a gem amid the U-shaped shopping center. Stepping through the red door… Continue reading

Pasadena: All the Pastas and More at Union Restaurant

  Union restaurant in Pasadena sits on Union, a quiet street behind the all the going ons of Old Town Pasadena. Chef Bruce Kalman is a partner in the restaurant and his menu is… Continue reading

Las Vegas: Steaks and Foie Gras at Old Homestead Steakhouse

  On my first night in Las Vegas, we headed over to Old Homestead Steakhouse at Caesars Palace.  There’s a location in New York as well. The East Coast steakhouse vibe was recreated… Continue reading

DTLA: Checking Out Faith and Flower

  Faith and Flower opened a couple of months ago in Downtown Los Angeles. I’ve now been several times but still need to go back for lunch and brunch. Until then, let’s check… Continue reading

Beverly Hills: Seasonal Dining at Maude

  Internationally famous chef Curtis Stone has opened Maude, a small restaurant in Beverly Hills. The tasting-menu only restaurant focuses on one ingredient a month. I went a couple of months ago for… Continue reading

Hollywood: New Chef at Wood and Vine

  Wood and Vine not only has a new Executive chef Marc Johnson but there’s a new beverage director, Justin Stidham as well. Justin actually returns to Wood and Vine after a stint… Continue reading