Tag Archive: lunch

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

Culver City: Lunch at Destroyer

  It’s a bit hard for me to get out of Downtown Los Angeles for lunch but I was excited to be able to to check out Destroyer in Culver City. I have… Continue reading

USC: Lunch at Ramen Kenjo

  I recently checked out Ramen Kenjo for lunch. It’s at the newish University Village across the street from the University of Southern California (USC). I got the spicy miso ramen and added… Continue reading

Westwood: Burger at the Audrey at The Hammer Museum

  The Audrey is so beautiful. It may be my new favorite restaurant design. I have always liked 60s retro mod restaurants (think Googie and more). Audrey is the sophisticated version of that… Continue reading

DTLA: Lunch at Rice and Nori

I added Rice & Nori to my work lunch rotation. I recently found this fast casual spot that carried a few things that other Little Tokyo restaurants didn’t have such as oden and… Continue reading

Studio City: Brunch and Cocktails at Gray Tavern

  Studio City has a new brunch king! I checked out Gray Tavern recently for breakfast-lunch otherwise known as brunch. And it’s definitely brunch because there were drinks involved. I’ve been super into… Continue reading

The Minty Adventures: Mid-City Stops including Marciano Art Foundation, Cafe Midi and Bluestone Lane Coffee

  A few weeks ago, I started a new series called The Minty Adventures. What’s it like to be a tourist in one’s own city? This time around, I checked out the Ai… Continue reading

DTLA: Lunch Specials at Jin China Bistro

  Jin China Bistro opened last year but it took me months to go over there as I hadn’t entirely forgiven them for taking over the old Hotpot Galaxy space. I was at… Continue reading

DTLA: Lunch at Shekarchi’s New Location

  One of my go-to staples for lunch in Downtown Los Angeles are all the Persian kabob shops around town. One of my favorites is Shekarchi. They recently moved to a new location… Continue reading

Koreatown: Getting Steamy at Shabu Hyang

  On New Year’s Eve day we headed out to Koreatown to try hot pot. However, the spot I originally wanted to go was closed and a quick search led us to shabu… Continue reading