Tag Archive: restaurant review

SGV: Oysters and More at EMC Seafood

  The Food Alley at the Westfield Santa Anita mall has a stellar lineup of eateries including Monkey Bar, Side Chick, Din Tai Fung, Matcha Matcha, Uncle Tetsu Japanese Cheesecake and many more… Continue reading

DTLA: Lunch at Kai Japanese Roots

  I checked out Kai Japanese Roots recently for lunch. The new Japanese restaurant opened at the Spring Arcade complex which also houses Guisados and Uli Gelato. We ordered the crispy spicy tuna… Continue reading

DTLA: Astro Doughnuts & Fried Chicken Now Open

  Astro Doughnuts and Fried Chicken is now open in Downtown Los Angeles. This is the first LA outpost of the famed Washington, D.C. food truck and stores. I had a chance to… Continue reading

West LA: Going for the Tasting Menu at Kato

  I headed out to the Westside to check out Kato, the new Japanese and Taiwanese inflected tasting menu restaurant. There are a few a la carte items that we added to our… Continue reading

Checking Out DTLA Ramen

I was pretty excited to see DTLA Ramen open up by me. I no longer would have to trek “so far away” to Little Tokyo for ramen. It’s right across the street from… Continue reading

Santa Monica: Pizza and More at O+O Sicilian Kitchen

  O+O Sicilian Kitchen opened in Santa Monica at the end of last year. Right by the ocean, you can find great pizza, appetizers and creative drinks.       The list sticks… Continue reading

Frogtown: Hidden Treasure at Elysian LA

  I was a little bit dumbfounded when I got to Elysian. They’ve been open for five years but I just went for the first time a few weeks ago. I’ve always known… Continue reading

Pasadena: Late Night Eats at Du-Par’s

  A couple of weeks ago after a concert in Pasadena, my friend and I stopped into Du-Par’s on Lake Avenue. Despite being in a sleepy part of town, the bar at Du-par’s… Continue reading

DTLA: Falafel and Lamb at Dune

  Dune DTLA opened a few weeks ago. It replaced Secret Chinese Delivery on the corner of Olympic and Broadway. This is the second location of the popular falafel shop in Atwater Village.… Continue reading

Koreatown: Checking Out the Food and Drinks at Terra Cotta

  Terra Cotta opened in Koreatown late last year. The restaurant and bar is next to the Wiltern. Opened by the successful group behind Kang Hodong Baekjeong and Quarters Korean BBQ, Terra Cotta… Continue reading