Tag Archive: foodie alert

Atwater Village: Finding Puerto Rican Food at Old San Juan

On the border between Atwater Village and Glassell Park is the Puerto Rican restaurant Old San Juan. I was pretty excited to try it based on some pictures I had seen on Instagram.… Continue reading

Chicago: Beer & Mussels at Hopleaf

Following Pops for Champagne, we headed to Hopleaf. We had heard about these great mussels from the bartender at Blackbird. But when we got there, the dining room was already closed and the… Continue reading

Silver Lake: Checking Out Black Hogg

Recently a negative review came out for Black Hogg. Basically the review accuses the chef of pumping up his credentials and cites the food as “dude food.” The chef responds here. I have… Continue reading

dineLA Returns January 21 – February 1 / A Look Back at a dineLA Meal at Lukshon

  Restaurant Week dineLA returns January 21 to February 1. I’m excited one of my favorite dineLA meals from last year, Lukshon, will be participating again. This year, the choices are: Cantonese chicken… Continue reading

SGV: Boat Noodles at Hoy-Ka

A couple weeks back, I checked out Hoy-Ka Thai Noodle in Monterey Park for lunch. After all the name changes and moving around, I’m not actually sure I’ve been to any of their… Continue reading

SGV: Fortune Dumpling

I spotted Fortune Dumpling a few months and put it on my list of dumplings places to try. Perhaps one of these days I’ll find my favorite xiao long bao (juicy soup dumplings)… Continue reading

Hollywood: Sausages at Gorge

I was recently invited to sausage heaven, Gorge on Sunset. Everyone was talking about the housemade sausages which I found spinning in the old fashioned pie display by the front door. It was… Continue reading

Big Gay Ice Cream in LA

  Originally I was going to be gone the week Big Gay Ice Cream came to LA for their ice cream pop-up. Fortunately (sadly?) I ended up being in town this week. On… Continue reading

The Churchill Celebrates Their 1-Year Anniversary Tonight With $6 Cocktails

The Churchill recently revamped their food and bar menu with new Executive Chef Bruce Kalman and “Barlady” Mia Sarazen. I checked out the new offerings last week but before I get into that,… Continue reading

DTLA: Men Oh Tokushima Ramen Now Open

There’s a new ramen-ya (that’s ramen joint) in town. Men Oh brings tokushima ramen, a bit of a hybrid between tonkotsu (fatty pork) and shoyu (soy sauce) broths. On the island of Shikoku… Continue reading