Tag Archive: small plates

Costa Mesa: Tapas and Drinks at Vaca

  Vaca in Costa Mesa opened at the end of 2015 and though I managed to make it in for drinks last year, I didn’t have a chance to eat there until just… Continue reading

SGV: Comfort Food and Cocktails at Monkey Bar

  So much is happening over at the Santa Anita Westfield Mall! The Food Alley has a plethora of choices from Hainan chicken at Side Chick to the Japanese cheesecake import, Uncle Tetsu.… Continue reading

DTLA: Small Plates at Baldoria

  Baldoria opened last year in the Little Tokyo neighborhood of Downtown Los Angeles. I would describe Baldoria as a neighborhood wine bar with a variety of small plates and pizza. There’s an extensive… Continue reading

West Hollywood: Spanish Tapas at BCN

  Late last month I went to BCN, a Spanish fast casual spot in West Hollywood. It’s the sort of place you can grab a ham sandwich and day dream while looking out… Continue reading

San Gabriel: Small Plates at Chang’an

  One of the things I’ve been looking for in the San Gabriel Valley is a spot to gather with friends for snacks and booze. Surprisingly, there aren’t a lot of Chinese restaurants… Continue reading

Las Vegas: Dinner at Izakaya Go

  On my last trip to Las Vegas, I had a vague list of places to check out. So while I was in Chinatown (aka Pan-Asian Town as my friends and I are… Continue reading

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

Denver: Modern Scandinavian at Trillium

  In the touristy area of Five Points in Denver, we stumbled across Trillium, a modern Scandinavian restaurant across the street from Star Bar. The menu was divided into a smorgasbord section, small… Continue reading

Tapas at Smoke.Oil.Salt

  The new Smoke.Oil.Salt aims to fill a culinary void in Los Angeles with Spanish tapas and paella. Helmed by Chef Perfect Rocher who is a third generation paella maker, the restaurant occupies… Continue reading

DTLA: The Nest Opens at WP24

WP24 has converted their lounge into The Nest serving small plates and cocktails. The idea came about when WP24 wanted to offer guests a place to grab a quick bite before the game… Continue reading