Tag Archive: restaurant review

Leimert Park: Seafood Feast at Fisherman’s Island

  I hooked up with my favorite seafood buddy for a night of crab (and more!). I wanted to tell her about my Alaska adventures and I was already missing the King crab… 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

Culver City: Steak at Dear John’s

I love old school steak houses. Dear John’s in Culver City may be renovated but it’s all for the better. It still has a charm that only comes from serving good steaks for… 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

SGV: Chinese Rice Rolls at Yin Ji Chang Fun

  Over the summer, I visited ShanDong dumplings and spotted a new rice rolls restaurant opening in the same plaza. I headed back recently to check it out. Chinese rice rolls or cheung… Continue reading

Chinatown: Steep Teahouse is Now Open

  The teahouse, Steep, soft opened over the summer in Chinatown and made its official debut this past Mid-Autumn Festival which happened to be a Friday this year. Steep was quite busy which… 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

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

SGV: Noodles and Dumplings at Qing Dao Bread Food

  Periodically, I search for new dumplings spots in the San Gabriel Valley. Invariably I’ll come across one I always meant to try. And this time it was Qing Dao Bread Food. Qing… Continue reading

Culver City: New Food and Drinks at Corner Door

  Corner Door in Culver City introduced a new menu a few months back. I really enjoyed the California-Mexican connection. It further inspired me to try to get to Baja soon. Corner Door… Continue reading