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DTLA: Drinking the Menu at Birds & Bees

  Birds and Bees opened in Downtown Los Angeles about two months ago. The sexy hidden bar has a mid-century modern feel and you almost expect Mad Men types to be wandering about.… Continue reading

DTLA: It’s Not a Joke, Welcome to Prank Bar!

  Prank Bar is now open in Downtown Los Angeles. Located in the South Park district of DTLA, its closest neighbors include Barcito, Broken Spanish and the nearby beer hall, Mikkeller.  This is… Continue reading

Little Tokyo: Pastries and More at Midori Matcha

  Midori Matcha recently opened in Little Tokyo. Matcha is whole young green tea leaves that are stone ground. It is often used for ceremonial purposes and Midori Matcha does offer it traditionally… Continue reading

DTLA: Checking Out the New Bar Clacson

Bar Clacson is now open in Downtown Los Angeles. It’s a few doors down from Grand Central Market on Broadway. It’s currently only open evenings but there are plans for it to open… Continue reading

DTLA: Pasta Lunch at Officine Brera

I finally made it over to the Italian restaurant, Officine Brera, after it’s been open for about a year now. It’s right around the corner from their sister restaurant, Factory Kitchen in the Arts District… Continue reading

DTLA: Tacos and More at Mezcalero

  I’ve now checked out Mezcalero a couple times since they opened three months ago. The first time I only went for drinks and said I’d come back for the tacos which looked… Continue reading

DTLA: DineLA Recap of Tabachines Cocina

  I checked out Tabachines Cocina about a week ago during dineLA. I’ve always wanted to try Tabachines as I pass it all the time. To start, my friend and I shared the… Continue reading

DTLA: Sandwiches at Hero Shop 2.0

  Hero Shop’s back! The sandwich shop closed in favor of Ohana Poke a couple of years ago and it enjoyed a good run. Now you can hop over at Fig at 7th as… Continue reading

Little Tokyo: Crab Dinner at Oystars

  Cajun-style seafood became all the rage in Los Angeles almost ten years ago. Boiling Crab is still the premier Cajun-style seafood shack but the long lines have inspired competitors. I checked out… Continue reading

DTLA: dineLA Recap of Lunch at Cleo LA Live

  Whenever dineLA, Los Angeles’ restaurant week, comes around, I spend an inordinate time figuring out lunch spots in Downtown Los Angeles. After some deliberation, we decided to head over to LA Live.… Continue reading