Tag Archive: los angeles

DTLA: Yummy Salad and Sandwiches at E. Stretto

  E. Stretto is located just inside of Bar Clacson and the Slipper Clutch, two of my favorite bars in Downtown Los Angeles. It’s a few doors down from Grand Central Market. I… Continue reading

DTLA: Hot Soup On a Cold Night at Marugame Udon

  As a long time fan of Marugame Monzo, I was excited by the mini chain Marugame Udon opening all over Los Angeles. I can get great udon everywhere! Then I found out… Continue reading

Pico-Union: Pozole Versus Birria at El Parian

  Years ago, I put El Parian on my list of restaurants to try. I love birria and particularly the soup made with goat. However, years passed until I saw a recent review… Continue reading

Koreatown: Soup at Yangji Gamjatang

  I can eat soup every day. And I love that I can find a late night spot in Koreatown pretty much any time of the day. One brisk night, I headed to… Continue reading

DTLA: Omakase at Inko Nito

  I recently checked out the omakase menu at Inko Nito. It’s a really great deal with a lot of food! So come hungry! My favorite was the sashimi moriawase which featured so… Continue reading

DTLA: Aperitivo Life at Zinque

I spotted Zinque one day while walking by the Ace Hotel. It’s right next door and I thought it’d be a good place to check out with my fine dining partner. I had… Continue reading

DTLA: Lunch at Aloha Cafe

  We’ve ordered from Aloha Cafe for years but I finally had a chance to check out the restaurant recently. Aloha Cafe is in the same shopping center as Mermaid bar, Sushi Gen… Continue reading

Koreatown: Getting King Buns and Spicy Noodles at Myung In Dumplings

  I’m not really a buns (bao) sort of person. I much prefer dumplings. My only exception would be the Chinese sheng jian bao. However, even I couldn’t pass up the novelty of… Continue reading

DTLA: Lunch at Tacos 1986

  Tacos 1986 has been getting a lot of buzz lately for their Tijuana-style tacos. I finally made my way over to the Spring Street spot to find a very quaint set up.… Continue reading

DTLA: BBQ at Denim

  I checked out Denim the eatery for lunch one day recently. They’re a new barbecue spot in the fashion district of Downtown Los Angeles. The space is quite narrow but once you… Continue reading