Tag Archive: downtown los angeles

DTLA: Greenbar Distillery, LA’s First Distillery After Prohibition

  I’ve been to Greenbar Distillery a number of times through the years. It’s always fun to visit LA’s first distillery after Prohibition. They first set up shop in Monrovia and then moved… Continue reading

DTLA: Jamaican Patty Crawl Featuring ABeautifulLife Cafe and Green Grotto Juice Bar

  I’ve wanted to do a Jamaican patty crawl in Downtown Los Angeles for at least a year now. I had seen ABeautifulLife Jamaican Cafe (A Beautiful Life) and had been curious about… Continue reading

DTLA: Seoul Chicken Company Popup at Seoul Sausage Little Tokyo

  I checked out the Seoul Chicken Company popup at Seoul Sausage Little Tokyo the other night. It’s going on until at least March 15. It’ll be more bento box style during lunch so… Continue reading

DTLA: Checking Out Yuko’s Soup Bar

The concept at Yuko’s Soup Bar is very straightforward. They serve soup. But not just soup as you can also order salad or rice to go with your warm comforting bowl. Yuko has… Continue reading

DTLA: The NoMad Hotel Is Now Open

  The NoMad Hotel in Los Angeles is now officially open. I checked it out a couple of weeks ago during a friends and family preview. We shared some drinks and food and… Continue reading

DTLA: Happy Hour at Blacksmiths

  I recently checked out happy hour at Blacksmiths which had taken over the old The Must space. I had attended a fundraiser for California wildfire victims at Blacksmiths a few weeks ago and… Continue reading

DTLA: Cuban Sandwiches at Don Francisco’s Coffee

I checked out Don Francisco’s Coffee one day for lunch in Downtown Los Angeles. It’s located at the Spring Arcade Building. Uli Gelateria, Kai Japanese Roots and Guisados are also in the same building.… Continue reading

DTLA: Steak at 1810 Argentinean

  UPDATE: 1/29/18 Restaurant is now closed. There is a sign on the window that said Lala’s Argentine Grill coming soon. … Looking back on my year of lunches in Downtown Los Angeles… Continue reading

DTLA: Secret Menu Items at The Exchange, Freehand Hotel

Although I’ve been to the Exchange restaurant plenty of times for lunch, it was a treat to check it out for dinner. The menu is much more extensive and showcases the Chinese-Israeli fusion… Continue reading

DTLA: Dinner at Testa

  I checked out Testa late last year. I had been walking by for months watching the build out. Recently Chef Sydney Hunter III has taken over the kitchen. And beverage consultant Devon… Continue reading