Category Archives: Food

Mardi Gras 2018: ‘Laissez Les Bon Temps Rouler’ in L.A.

Let the good times roll, Los Angeles! Time to purge your sins by getting them out of your proverbial system on Fat Tuesday, or make it just another reason to celebrate the good life while the gettin’s still good. Here’s a … Continue reading

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Our First Look at Taco Window in Jefferson Park

Heard about the recently-opened Taco Window in Jefferson Park on NextDoor. Decided to check it out. For my taste buds, the Carne Asada was too spicy, but the Chicken and Carnitas tacos are great. Finish off your meal with fresh … Continue reading

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Los Angeles Magazine’s Best New Restaurants Celebration Showcases New And Familiar Faces

Los Angeles Magazine gathered a number of newly opened, already well-regarded eateries to the Row DTLA building (which you may know as the site of the Sunday afternoon event Smorgasburg) for their annual “Best New Restaurants” event. Some familiar faces … Continue reading

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St. Sophia’s Night In Thessaloniki Pleases ‘Olive’ The Senses

The Philotochos Society of St. Sophia presented its annual fundraising gala this past Saturday, inviting attendees to spend “A Night In Thessaloniki,” Greece’s second-largest city and an important cultural center. The sold-out gala featured a multi-course dinner from Canadian author, … Continue reading

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Not Just for the Barista: A Con of Every Coffee Lover’s Dream

CoffeeCon’s 4th Southern California event will be at The Reef on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 3-4, 2018 in downtown Los Angeles. The event, designed for the specialty coffee enthusiast, is open to the consumer public with 40 plus exhibitors and … Continue reading

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Chef Neal Fraser of Redbird/Vibiana Hosts All-Star Celebrity Chef “Full Circle” Dinner Benefiting C-CAP

On Friday, Feb. 9th, 2018 from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Redbird in Downtown Los Angeles Chef Neal Fraser (Redbird – Vibiana) Hosts All-Star Celebrity Chef “Full Circle” Dinner!  The Full Circle dinner will raise funds to benefit Careers through Culinary Arts Program (C-CAP) and … Continue reading

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In a Bittersweet Reprieve, the ‘Stinko’ Gets a New Home in Neighboring South Pasadena

After announcing the close of their Alhambra restaurant last month, the original Twohey’s Restaurant will now be moving to South Pasadena in the Spring of 2018. With recent negotiations to renew their lease in Alhambra unsuccessful, the original Twohey’s Restaurant … Continue reading

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Enjoy “A Night in Thessaloniki” with Chef Peter Minaki at St. Sophia’s this Saturday

If you are a fan of festivals, you have probably attended one of the annual Greek Festivals at St. Sophia’s in LA’s the Byzantine Latino Quarter. Tomorrow night, January 27th, the Saint Sophia Philotochos Society will be presenting a more … Continue reading

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Don Francisco’s Coffee Casa Cubana – A Night of Photography and Coffee

Since its opening last summer, I’ve visited Don Francisco’s Coffee Casa Cubana in DTLA on a regular basis. Wednesday was an exceptional opportunity to become more familiar with the coffee establishment’s menu. It was a night to taste their Cuban fare … Continue reading

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Help No Kid Hungry End Childhood Hunger with Cheffed-up Specials at Dog Haus

No Kid Hungry, which is working to end childhood hunger in America, is one of the restaurant community’s favorite charities. This year Dog Haus, a local gourmet casual hot dog and craft beer chain, is partnering with eight top chefs … Continue reading

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