Tag Archive: melrose

Mid-City: Pizza and Cocktails at Ronan

I went to Ronan last week with a friend. I wanted to check out the drinks plus I’m always down for pizza. Nick Meyer created the drinks list. After tasting his Filipineau drink… Continue reading

East Hollywood: Drinks at The Edmon

  The Edmon at the Historic Hollywood Hotel opened about 6 weeks ago. ¬†We already had dinner but I’d like to return for food. Per my usual proclivities, I sat at the bar… Continue reading

Melrose: Goat Barbacoa at Antequera de Oaxaca

  I must have been driven by Antequera de Oaxaca a bunch of times over the years but never really noticed it until it recently renovated and added an eye-catching painted green stripe… Continue reading

Melrose: Spicy Shrimp Saag at Anarkali Indian Restaurant

  Anarkali is one of those Indian restaurants I think I’ve gone before, thought was good and then forgot about because there are a ton of great Indian places in the city. And… Continue reading

Mid-City: Brunch by Chef Ricardo Zarate at Smoke.Oil.Salt

  Recently Smoke.Oil.Salt‘s opening chef left and now Chef Ricardo Zarate (formerly Picca, Mo-Chica, Paiche) is consulting on the menu. SOS just launched Sunday brunch and I headed over to check it out.… 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

Mid-City: Stew at Smoke.Oil.Salt

  I recently checked out the putxero Valencia at Smoke.Oil.Salt. The Valencia-style stew is served on divided trays just like how Chef Perfecto Rocher would have it in school growing up in Spain.… Continue reading

Tapas at Smoke.Oil.Salt

  The new Smoke.Oil.Salt aims to fill a culinary void in Los Angeles with Spanish tapas and paella. Helmed by Chef Perfect Rocher who is a third generation paella maker, the restaurant occupies… Continue reading

Brunch on Melrose: Blu Jam Cafe

  Discussing where to brunch in Los Angeles can take hours or minutes. There are the favorites and then there are the latest hot spots. Surveying friends, Blu Jam Cafe on Melrose came… Continue reading

Drinks at the Melrose Umbrella Company

  I finally had a chance to check out the new Melrose Umbrella Company a couple of weeks ago. I had gone right before they opened for a bartending competition¬†but wanted to come… Continue reading