Tag Archive: dessert

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

Manhattan Beach: Chicken Pot Pie and Other Favorites at MB Post

  If there was ever a restaurant I’d like to be closer to or can move it say, Downtown… it would be MB Post. I may have talked about this a time or… Continue reading

West Hollywood: Return to Connie & Ted’s

  My friend and I were jonesing for a seafood fest so we headed to Connie & Ted’s. I had not been since they opened. I’m glad to see it’s still going strong.… Continue reading

West Hollywood: Herringbone Opens at the Mondrian

The Los Angeles outpost of Herringbone recently opened at the Mondrian a couple months ago. The original location in San Diego is known for seafood and the LA one carries on this tradition. Herringbone is such… Continue reading

Pasadena: Beer Dinners at Kings Row Pub

Recently I attended a beer dinner for Smog City Brewing at Kings Row Gastropub in Old Town Pasadena. The $30 beer dinner includes 6 courses which is an outstanding deal. The next one… Continue reading

San Francisco: Dessert and Cocktails at Michael Mina

After our fabulous dinner at Ichi Sushi, we were in search of something sweet. We made our way to Michael Mina. The three of us decided to sit at the beautiful bar. The… Continue reading

Lunch at Pizzeria Mozza

New Year’s Eve- where should we go to carbo load? As a good “food baller,” I knew it was important to eat well if I planned to indulge a bit for New Year’s… Continue reading

Highland Park: Dinner at Sonny’s Hideaway

I recently checked out Sonny’s Hideaway for dinner. I had previously been for drinks and put it as part of a Highland Park bar crawl a few months ago. I’ve been dying to… Continue reading

First Look at Walter Manzke’s Long Awaited Republique

Years in the making, Chef Walter Manzke’s Republique is now open. My fine dining partner and I made reservations but it turned out the restaurant wasn’t officially open yet.  Luckily for us, the… Continue reading

Santa Monica: Sushi and More at Maru

  Maru in Santa Monica has been closed for renovations but plans to re-open mid November. Just in time to enjoy more sushi and sashimi. But there’s plenty more at this modern restaurant… Continue reading