Tag Archive: soup

West LA: Seoul House of Tofu

Recently I checked out the Seoul House of Tofu in West LA. Little Osaka seems to be losing its Japanese flavor as other cuisines join the restaurant row. I prefer to just call… Continue reading

Little Tokyo: Cold Weather Means Hot Soup at Kushi Shabu

  There’s a shabu shabu place in Little Tokyo that is always packed and I’ve never tried because I’ve never waited for one of the few seats in the small restaurant. Instead, I… Continue reading

DTLA: Lunch at Casa La Dona

  Looking for an affordable lunch spot in Downtown Los Angeles can be an adventure at times. I followed my nose to a new Mexican restaurant I had seen during my DASH rides… Continue reading

Manhattan Beach: Lots of Seafood at Fishing with Dynamite

Recently I was invited to try Fishing with Dynamite in Manhattan Beach. I had been looking forward to Chef David LeFebvre’s newest restaurant. M.B. Post is one of my fave places and I… Continue reading

SGV: Korean Tofu Soup at A Ri Rang

After I got back from Seattle, I wanted something warm and comforting. Originally I was going to get hot pot  but the wait was going to be too long so we popped over… Continue reading

DTLA: Half Off Tasting Menu at Alma on Tuesdays

I’ve been hearing about Alma for a while now. I wanted to first go when they were a pop-up concept but never found the time. I’m glad I managed to get to them… Continue reading

Chicago: Going Italian For Lunch at Quartino

My friend was in the mood for meatballs and remembered her co-worker had suggested Quartino for Italian. This coworker claimed it was one of her favorites. We didn’t have any specific lunch plans… Continue reading

Chicago: Lunch at Le Colonial

Before I got to Chicago, I had made several reservations but one day we didn’t feel like going to where I picked for lunch so we popped into Le Colonial instead. After a… Continue reading

Los Feliz: Chi Dynasty

I recently checked out Chi Dynasty in Los Feliz. There are also locations in Studio City and Glendale as well. The place was bustling though I heard the owner lament to a regular… Continue reading

Chinatown: Crab Dinner at New Dragon

  Going to Newport Seafood during Christmas reawakened memories of Chinese lobster and crab dinners I had with  my family growing up. I never really paid attention to how my dad ordered the… Continue reading