Tag Archive: downtown los angeles

DTLA: New Lunch Eats at Ricebox

  Ricebox, not to be confused with Ricebar, is now open at the Spring Arcade Building. It’s also the home of Uli Gelato,¬†Guisados, Claytons, Don Francisco’s, Kai Japanese and more.     My… Continue reading

DTLA: Late Night Drinks at Clayton’s Public House

I’ve been anticipating the return of Clayton’s to DTLA since… well, forever. Its earlier incarnation as the Royal Clayton’s was located in the Arts District, across the way from Church and State. They… Continue reading

Little Tokyo: Japanese Fried Chicken at Karayama

Fast casual chain Karayama from Japan has opened its first US store in Little Tokyo, Downtown Los Angeles. It took over the short-lived Oystars space and is next to the ever popular Shin-Sen-Gumi.… Continue reading

DTLA: Everything You Need to Know about Dama’s Latin-Inspired Food and Drinks in the Fashion District

  Dama opened two months ago in the Fashion District in Downtown Los Angeles (DTLA).¬†The food is from Top Chef Antonia Lofaso. Anyone who knows me knows I love her restaurant Scopa in… Continue reading

DTLA: Seafood at Rappahannock Oyster Bar

  Rappahannock opened for lunch several months ago at the Row and recently started serving dinner. One of my favorite chefs, Chef Nick Erven, heads up the low key seafood restaurant located just… Continue reading

DTLA: Redbird Launches The Plain Truth About The Best Seeds, A New Collection of 31 Cocktails

  Redbird just launched The Plain Truth About the Best Seeds, a new collection of 31 drinks from Bar Director Tobin Shea last week. We attended the launch party in the lovely Garden… Continue reading

Los Angeles Food and Wine Festival Returns August 22-26 to DTLA and Santa Monica

  Los Angeles Food and Wine returns August 22 through 26 to various locations including Downtown Los Angeles and Santa Monica.   LAFW kicks off with dinners on Wednesday, August 22. In the… Continue reading

Little Toyko: Tropical Bar The Mermaid Opens Today

  The Mermaid, a new tropical bar, in Little Tokyo opens tonight. It’s not a tiki bar so don’t expect palm trees but rather a mysterious black box that reminds me a bit… Continue reading

DTLA: Cheese Tea at Little Fluffy Head Cafe

I’ve been walking by Little Fluffy Head Cafe for what seems about a year now. I finally stopped in after my curiosity of what “cheese tea” was. The signage has a strange appeal… Continue reading

DTLA: Lunch at The Mighty

  After almost a year of looking at The Mighty, I finally checked it out. I was oddly surprised by the number of chicken dishes on the menu. As someone who rarely orders… Continue reading