Tag Archive: restaurant reviews

Hollywood: Pastrami at The Oinkster

  Continuing my exploration of Hancock Park/ Hollywood, I checked out the newest location of the Oinkster.   While I wanted the pastrami, my friend ordered it so I couldn’t order the same… Continue reading

DTLA: ChocoChicken Now Open

ChocoChicken opens today! The eagerly-anticipated chocolate fried chicken joint in Downtown Los Angeles is serving up not just fried chicken dusted in chocolate but chocolate mashed potatoes, biscuits and if pictures from their… Continue reading

Pasadena: Fried Chicken at Picnik

  Picnik in Pasadena is quite interesting. It shares space with KTCHEN on one side. Zona Rosa and gelato carts can also be found there. Plus, there’s a Punch bar on Thursdays and… Continue reading

The Top 8 Pizzas in Los Angeles

  Years ago when I did monthly food crawls highlighting some of LA’s best offerings, my Eastside pizza crawl nearly did me in. It was one of the most memorable and favorite crawls… Continue reading

Canoga Park: Lunch at Oi Asian Fusion

  Oi Asian Fusion just moved to Canoga Park from Reseda. I had been intrigued by reports the Asian comfort food spot was being called the “Chego of the Valley.” We ordered egg… Continue reading

DTLA: City Tavern at 7th & Figueroa Now Open

City Tavern located at 7th + Fig in Downtown Los Angeles is now open. Much like its Culver City sibling, City Tavern serves up a menu of gastropub nosh, craft beer and cocktails… Continue reading

Little Tokyo: Dinner at Fickle

Little Tokyo is not too far from the Music Center campus which includes the Walt Disney Concert Hall, Ahmanson Theatre, Mark Taper Forum and the Dorothy Chandler. I’m frequently over there and am… Continue reading

SGV: Tea Leaf Salad at Daw Yee Myanmar Cafe

I’ve been craving Burmese tea leaf salad and found Daw Yee in Monterey Park in the San Gabriel Valley. It’s a small restaurant off the busy Garvey Avenue. My noodles partner and I… Continue reading

PDX: Eating on the Go Go Go!

Portland is the land of good fast casual spots and it seems getting Voodoo Doughnuts a couple of different times in a week isn’t that unusual. They make a good breakfast, dessert and… Continue reading

New Chef and Drinks at The Churchill

The Churchill has launched a menu by new Executive Chef Michael Bryant (formerly Joe’s, Father’s Office, Palihouse Hotel) and a new cocktails list by beverage consultant Karen Grill (Bestia). I was invited a… Continue reading