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DTLA: Chego Now Open at Whole Foods

  The new Whole Foods market opening was hotly anticipated in Downtown Los Angeles for months, if not more than a year. I went to a market research meeting with Whole Foods executives… Continue reading

DTLA: Rice Bowls at EdiBOL

  Now open at One Santa Fe in the Arts District, EdiBOL brings rice bowls, brunch and more to Downtown Los Angeles. There’s something sneaky about having a bit of sparkling wine at… Continue reading

DTLA: Seoul Sausage Now Open in Little Tokyo

  Seoul Sausage is now open in Little Tokyo, Downtown Los Angeles. The popular food truck opened a brick and mortar location off foodie central, Sawtelle in West LA (aka Japantown West, Little… Continue reading

DTLA: Bar Mattachine, the Newest Gay Bar in Town

  Bar Mattachine is the latest of the new gay bars to open in Downtown Los Angeles. However, it’s definitely the first gay “craft” bar in DTLA, possibly in all of Los Angeles.… Continue reading

DTLA: Checking Out the Vegan Eats at Au Lac

  I’m happy to announce Au Lac is my new go-to restaurant when I go to the Music Center for a┬ápre-show meal. Au Lac is located in the old First and Hope supperclub… Continue reading

Three New Coffee Shops You Should Know About: Philz, Endorffeine, Melrose Umbrella Company

So I don’t drink coffee. At least, not daily and more often than not, I’ll get an iced tea — though for taste and not for caffeine. But I do love the smell… Continue reading

Chinatown: Ramen Champ, Under New Ownership, Re-opens Friday, October 2

When Ramen Champ opened in Chinatown earlier this year, it was quickly lauded to be the hottest ramen joint in town. I went and loved it. Then I started taking people there and… Continue reading

DTLA: Introducing New Chef Karo Patpatyan at Artisan House

  Artisan House in Downtown Los Angeles welcomes new chef Karo Patpatyan to its kitchens. Coming from a fine dining background with many years with Wolfgang Puck, Chef Karo brings a certain sensibility… Continue reading

DTLA: Clifton’s Cafeteria Opens Tuesday, September 22

  Clifton’s Cafeteria opens on Tuesday, September 22 after being closed for a number of years. I was invited to the ribbon cutting and was able to get a sneak peek at all… Continue reading

DTLA: Checking Out the Thai Food at Soi 7

I’ve been going to Soi 7 off and on since it opened years ago. I’ve never written about it but always appreciated that I could get a table any time for lunch or… Continue reading