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West LA: Dim Sum at The Palace

I recently checked out The Palace in West Los Angeles. I have been to this restaurant location more than 10 years ago when it was a different Chinese restaurant. I wasn’t too thrilled… Continue reading

West LA: Lunch at Popcorn Chicken Sawtelle

  It’s been interesting to see new restaurants pop up on Sawtelle aka Japan Town West aka Little Osaka that don’t focus on Japanese food. It’s turning into quite the Little Asia that’s… Continue reading

East Hollywood: Bruichladdich Dinner at The Edmon Recap

I recently visited The Edmon for a Bruichladdich Scotch Whisky dinner. I had the pleasure of meeting the former Bruichladdich master distiller Jim McEwan a few years ago and the juice I had… Continue reading

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

Echo Park: Lunch at Freedman’s

I checked out Freedman’s in Echo Park recently for lunch. I had been waiting to hear about their opening ever since I read a new kind of Jewish deli was opening. I’m a… Continue reading

Westchester: Dinner at Ayara Luk Thai

I was in Westchester last week and stopped by the Thai popup, Ayara Luk. The children of the owners of Ayara Thai have adopted the recipes and also expanded the repertoire of the… Continue reading

Recap of Woon Kitchen Popup at ETA Bar in Highland Park

  I recently checked out the Woon Kitchen popup at ETA bar, one of my favorite bars in Highland Park. The menu is short and sweet. We had a choice of noodles either… 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