Tag Archive: dinner

Culver City: Checking out Cuban Food at El Rincon Criollo

I’ve been having an island adventure starting recently with a stop to Old San Juan in Atwater Village for Puerto Rican food. This week, I hopped over to El Rincon Criollo (which means… Continue reading

SGV: 7 Courses of Beef at Pho 79

  The original plan was to go to the Boiling Crab on Main Street in Alhambra. But even after all these years and more locations, the Vietnamese Cajun restaurant was far too busy.… Continue reading

Atwater Village: Finding Puerto Rican Food at Old San Juan

On the border between Atwater Village and Glassell Park is the Puerto Rican restaurant Old San Juan. I was pretty excited to try it based on some pictures I had seen on Instagram.… Continue reading

Sepia: My Favorite Dinner in Chicago

After thinking about the many meals I had in Chicago, my favorite dinner was at Sepia in the West Loop. To be entirely truthful, I had not really researched the restaurant before going… Continue reading

Chicago: Dinner & Drinks at the Drawing Room

  On our first night in Chicago, we checked out The Drawing Room. I had heard they had fabulous food. And for some reason, a reservation was worth a 1000 points versus the… Continue reading

Happy Hour at the New DTLA Figaro

Figaro DTLA officially opened this month. I had seen a valet stand last month wonder what the restaurant was and checked it out a couple of weeks ago. We got there just in… Continue reading

dineLA Returns January 21 – February 1 / A Look Back at a dineLA Meal at Lukshon

  Restaurant Week dineLA returns January 21 to February 1. I’m excited one of my favorite dineLA meals from last year, Lukshon, will be participating again. This year, the choices are: Cantonese chicken… Continue reading

Recap: Hudson Whiskey Dinner at Big Bar

I was invited to a special dinner for Hudson Whiskey at Big Bar and Alcove Cafe in Los Feliz a couple weeks back. The dinner included a tasting of the Hudson whiskey line… Continue reading

Mid-City: Checking Out Chic Wine Bar

Last month was a busy month of birthdays. For a friend’s birthday, I checked out Chic Wine Bar. It’s one of my friend’s local favorites. At the time, their website wasn’t completed yet… Continue reading

Cambridge: Modern Mediterranean at Oleana

I would describe Oleana in Cambridge as Modern Mediterranean. A friend took me to Oleana saying they had the best falafel. I quirked my eyebrow while looking amused. I am from LA, home… Continue reading