Tag Archive: dinner

Hollywood: Return to Delphine

  I love going to dinner and shows. The dinner options around Pantages Theatre had been fairly dismal but in the last few years, things have picked up. My Noodles Partner hadn’t gone… Continue reading

Santa Monica: Sonoma Wine Garden

    After Santa Monica Place opened, I had intended go back to Sonoma Wine Garden but the opportunity never arose until recently. I had suggested it for my friend’s birthday and after… Continue reading

SGV: JR Cafe

  A few weeks ago, I had the whim to try one of my old late night haunts, JR Cafe in San Gabriel. Back in the early to mid- 90s, Hong Kong style… Continue reading

New Spring Menu at Bar | Kitchen

Bye bye pork shank, hello foie gras BLT! Although I’m going to miss the pork shank, aka the “dinosaur bone,” I have wholeheartedly welcomed the foie gras BLT to Bar | Kitchen‘s new… Continue reading

Mercedes-Benz Transmission LA: AV Club at the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA

    The Mercedes-Benz Transmission LA: AV Club curated by Mike D (of Beasties Boys fame) opened last Friday at the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA in Downtown Los Angeles. The 3-week exhibition in… Continue reading

West Hollywood: Cocktails and Dinner at Asia de Cuba

I was invited to try Asia de Cuba at the Mondrian Hotel. Asia de Cuba recently started offering more small plates making it easier for groups to share. We decided to order a… Continue reading

DTLA: Blue Cow Kitchen

  She woke up abruptly. Her agent was speaking to her. “Casa darling, it’s time for a new role.” “But all I know is playing the Latin lady…” “I know Casa, but this… Continue reading

Scottsdale: Cafe ZuZu

After my linner (lunch + dinner) at Big Earl’s BBQ, I headed over to the Hotel Valley Ho to get ready for Arizona Cocktail Week. I was a bit early so I decided… Continue reading

West Hollywood: Traktir

I’ve driven by Traktir in West Hollywood for years and have always been curious about this Ukranian-Russian joint. I finally had a chance to go a couple of weeks ago. It is apparent… Continue reading

Austin: Frank, Mekong River & 24 Diner

When I first got to Austin, I saw Frank on my way to my hotel. I promised myself I would investigate the alluring shop with its sign “proud purveyors of PORK and its… Continue reading