Tag Archive: middle eastern food

DTLA: Bavel is Now Open in the Arts District

  The long awaited second restaurant from chefs Ori Menashe and Genevieve Gergis, Bavel, is now open. The husband and wife team also have the nearby highly acclaimed (and delicious) Bestia. While Bestia… Continue reading

DTLA: dineLA Recap of Lunch at Cleo LA Live

  Whenever dineLA, Los Angeles’ restaurant week, comes around, I spend an inordinate time figuring out lunch spots in Downtown Los Angeles. After some deliberation, we decided to head over to LA Live.… Continue reading

DTLA: A New Lunch Option; Spread Mediterranean

  Spread opened in what was supposed to be in the Tione’s space but that never opened. So think of it as taking over Dr. J’s Vibrant Cafe,  the short-lived vegan restaurant on Main Street.… Continue reading

Encino: Get All the Appetizers at Itzik Hagadol

I’ve been meaning to check out Itzik Hagadol in Encino for a couple of years now. Ever since I heard about the tremendous appetizer spread, served a little like Korean banchan style where… Continue reading