Tag Archive: downtown

DTLA: The Next Art of Charcuterie Classes at Cafe Pinot on April 11

  Cafe Pinot is now offering charcuterie classes called the Art of Charcuterie.  I love cooking classes and I attended the first one last month and the next one on summer style sausages is… Continue reading

DTLA: The Beer Garden Returns and New Kaisen Menu at Chaya

  Chaya Downtown’s annual summer beer garden is back! From now until August 29, the popular series features skewers grilled on an imported Japanese hibachi grill and boozy sno-cones. Mix and match from… Continue reading

Little Tokyo: Dinner at Fickle

Little Tokyo is not too far from the Music Center campus which includes the Walt Disney Concert Hall, Ahmanson Theatre, Mark Taper Forum and the Dorothy Chandler. I’m frequently over there and am… Continue reading

DTLA: The Continental Club is Now Open

  The Continental Club just opened in Downtown Los Angeles. Next door to Bar Ama, you enter the swanky lounge street side during the week and down the alley during weekends. We were… Continue reading

Bar Hop in Seattle, Part II

After checking out Taylor Shellfish and Sun Liquor Distillery, we headed to Rumba. Considered to be the best rum bar in Seattle, it just so happened to be National Rum Day that day.… Continue reading

Bar Hop in Seattle, Part I

Last month, I was in Seattle for four nights and managed to make it to 10 bars including Rob Roy, The Upstairs, Sun Liquor Distillery, The Pine Box and many more. This is… Continue reading

Little Tokyo: Ramen Hunting at TOT & Kouraku

I’m still hunting for my replacement bowl of ramen in Little Tokyo. Ever since Chin Ma Ya closed, I’ve been knocking on the doors of old favorites and new ramen houses. I’ve been… Continue reading

Little Tokyo: Return to Honda-Ya

I recently went back to local favorite Honda-Ya. Although it was just the two of us, we ended up getting a bunch of dishes. Or more specifically, I ordered way too many dishes.… Continue reading

DTLA: Cafe Dulce Pop-Up with Hold Up Art

Cafe Dulce pop-up with Hold Up Art opened last month on the corner of 11th and Hope in Downtown Los Angeles. I was walking by and saw something interesting happen in an otherwise… Continue reading

Double the Fun – Cinco de Derby

  May 5 is going to be so much fun with both Cinco de Mayo and Derby events around town. Here are some restaurants and bars doing specials in LA: Blue Cow –… Continue reading