Tag Archive: santa monica

Santa Monica: Small Plates at Izakaya Musha

    I’ve been to the Musha in Pasadena that is now sadly closed and the one in Santa Monica a few times. I’ve never written about the Santa Monica location because I… Continue reading

Santa Monica: Sushi at Kaido Japanese

  Recently we stopped at a random strip mall in Santa Monica on our way to a play. We had a choice of Japanese, Chinese, a deli or a seafood shack for dinner.… Continue reading

Mid-City: New Dishes at Little Next Door

It’s been a while since I’ve been to Little Next Door. It’s one of those staples on West Third in Mid-City known for casual French fare. I was invited in to check out… Continue reading

Checking Out Iceland’s Einstock Craft Beer

  I recently went to a pint night at Stout in Santa Monica to check out the beers from Einstok from Iceland. It is touted as Iceland’s number one craft beer brewery. I… Continue reading

Santa Monica: All Aboard The Independence

  The Independence just opened in Santa Monica in the space of a former Buddah’s Belly. It’s named after the old railway line that wended its way from Downtown Los Angeles to Santa… Continue reading

Santa Monica: Belcampo Meat Company Is Now Open

Belcampo Meat Company, Santa Monica is now open. I got to check it out during a limited-run preview last year with guest bartenders. The Downtown Los Angeles location at Grand Central Market is… Continue reading

Santa Monica: Drinks at Next Door by Josie

  We stopped in for a drink at Next Door by Josie after our blow out omakase at Shunji. I had been next door to Josie before but never to the more casual… Continue reading

Santa Monica: Dinner and Cocktails at Cadet

  Cadet opened in Santa Monica a few weeks ago. Chef Kris Tominaga heads up the kitchen that’s focused on French fare. Quite a bit of┬áthe menu is focused on the wood burning… Continue reading

Santa Monica: Dinner at Brilliantshine

  Brilliantshine has been doing a great job with food and drinks since its opening in August. I’ve now been back several times for dinner and snacks at the bar. Recent favorites usually… Continue reading

Santa Monica: Spirited Thursdays Begin at Terrazza September 4

  Terrazza, the restaurant at the Casa del Mar hotel, presents Spirited Thursdays beginning Thursday, September 4. Each Thursday will feature a guest from the spirits, wine or beer industry. Complimentary food is… Continue reading