Tag Archive: restaurant reviews

Hollywood: Get Your Spice Fix at Luv2Eat Thai

  With so many Thai restaurants in this town, it’s sometimes just easier to order from your local rather than seek out any doing anything particularly worthy. However, I’ve wanted to go to… Continue reading

West LA: Soup Dumplings at ROC Kitchen

  ROC Kitchen in West LA on Sawtelle is probably best known for their soup dumplings which they offer many different types of fillings. We ordered the classic pork and crab as well… Continue reading

DTLA: Hanging Out Eating Tacos at Mercado Olympic and the Pinata District

  Every now and then I would drive past the Pinata District in Downtown Los Angeles never imagining the bounty of street food there. I knew about Mercado Olympic but hadn’t realized it… Continue reading

NELA Tour: Sinaloa Express, Mama Churro y Mas, El Naranja and the Lincoln Heights Corn Man

  Recently I did a Northeast Los Angeles (NELA) tour. I grew up in Lincoln Heights and have always proudly told people I’m from Northeast LA. We started at Sinaloa Express, next to… Continue reading

LA Loves Alex’s Lemonade on Saturday, September 20

    LA Loves Alex’s Lemonade, one of my favorite food fests, returns Saturday, September 20. This year it’s at a new location, UCLA’s Royce Quad in Westwood. Some local chefs I’m looking forward… Continue reading

DTLA: Classic Pub Food at Beelman’s

  Beelman’s Pub is now open in Downtown Los Angeles. Housed in a former coffee shop that seemed cavernous before, the pub is now very cozy with outdoor seating  and a huge beautiful… Continue reading

LA Food & Wine Returns August 21-24 – Lexus Grand Tasting

  Los Angeles Food and Wine (LAFW) returns August 21-24. There are many events including cooking demos and intimate lunches leading up with the Lexus Grand Tasting on both Saturday, August 23 and… Continue reading

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