Tag Archive: venice

Venice: Chef Nyesha Arrington Opens Leona Restaurant

  Leona Restaurant opened this week in Venice with Chef Nyesha Arrington at the helm.┬áThe menu reads like a love letter, highlighting the dear memories she’s made cooking with her grandmother and in… Continue reading

Venice: Breakfast at Barlo at the Hotel Erwin

  Over Memorial Day weekend, I stayed at Hotel Erwin. We enjoyed our room with a view of Venice and the rooftop called High Lounge is very popular with visitors and locals alike.… Continue reading

Ludlows Cocktail Company’s Jelly Shots Now Available in Stores

  Remember that time when I went bar hopping with Ludlows Cocktail Company to sample their five excellent jelly shots flavors? Well, they’re finally available in stores! The five flavors are:┬áPlanter’s Punch, Old… Continue reading

Pina Coladas Around Los Angeles

  Did you know there’s a pina colada takeover going on in Los Angeles? And I suspect other parts of the country? I didn’t notice at first. I innocently sipped on versions at… Continue reading

Venice: Going Southern at Willie Jane

Willie Jane, a newish Southern food restaurant on Abbott Kinney in Venice has unique access to a garden right next door. With farm to table and garden to glass trends, Willie Jane is… Continue reading

Venice: Return to The Tasting Kitchen

  Remember back in 2011 when Justin Pike was named LA’s Best Bartender? There wasn’t a contest last year and I’m not aware of one this year so possibly Mr. Pike is LA’s… Continue reading

Venice: New Cocktails at Hostaria del Piccolo

A few years ago when I was on the Westside more, I frequented the restaurants on the edges of Venice and Santa Monica. We had our routine down and hit up pretty much… Continue reading

Venice: Brunch at Superba Snack Bar

Recently I headed west to Venice to check out Superba Snack Bar for brunch. We got in just in time before they closed the kitchen at 3PM. It was a bright and sunny… Continue reading

Venice: Sunny Spot Introduces Brunch

Sunny Spot is now serving brunch on weekends. Chef Roy Choi has introduced a menu of breakfast and lunch items with an island flair. There are also some day-drinking worthy cocktails like a… Continue reading

Venice: The Last Days of Beechwood

So now is the time to get the last of Beechwood’s food by Chef Roy, Food and Wine Magazine’s 2010 Best New Chef. He created the Kogi empire that later expanded to the… Continue reading