Eats I Have Been Dying to Mention

It's been a crazy couple of weeks with the Holiday season flying by, ringing in the New Year and getting back into the swing of things!  I have done a ridiculous amount of eating that I have been dying to share with you all!  Check out my latest hot spots! Larry's - Venice, CA 24 Windward... Continue Reading →

Los Angeles Food & Wine Highlights

Since I literally ate and drank my way through the 1st Annual Los Angeles Food & Wine and then hopped directly on a flight to London, I never got a chance to share with you the remarkable eye-opening experience!  Check out my favorite moments & highlights below. The Magic & Seduction of Cheese & Wine... Continue Reading →

The Misfit

I have to preface this short but sweet review with the fact that I fall hard for places with small plates, no matter the type of cuisine.  It's the ability to taste several different things across the menu that makes the dining experience shoot to the top of my favorites list. You may recognize the... Continue Reading →

The Craft Beer Storm Has Begun to Take Los Angeles

San Diego in the last 10 year's (+) has made an enormous impact on beer culture in the U.S. The now nation-wide recognized San Diego originators -- Karl Strauss, Stone Brewing, Green Flash and Pizza Port have taken the craft-beer world by storm.  Beer cities like Milwaukee, Philadelphia, Denver were given a run for the... Continue Reading →

A Dinner in the Dark

Tonight I dined in the dark.  I am not trying to be metaphorical or creative in my writing, but rather I actually ate a 3-course meal accompanied by a glass of Cabernet in the pitch darkness.  Imagine an hour and half meal without any visual stimuli.  No basis on how the food is presented or... Continue Reading →

Hidden LA: Poke Poke

One of my all time favorite food loves is raw tuna, okay, truth be told I actually toe the line of obsession with this one.  I don't care how it is prepared, what it is served with, but that melt in your mouth fish is something I can never pass up.  Tuna sushi, tuna tartar, seared... Continue Reading →

Beach, Bike & Brews – Santa Monica to Manhattan Beach

A day of enjoyed exercise, scenery, and delicious eats is perhaps my idea of a perfect Saturday.  When Chris suggested a bike ride to Manhattan Beach and back it crossed my mind that perhaps he had gone over the edge!  It takes us 30 minutes to drive to Manhattan Beach and you want to bike!?! ... Continue Reading →

Discoveries in A New City: St. Vincent Court

In a city as big, widespread and diverse as Los Angeles, the surprises are never-ending.  The places I find and discover within this city never cease to amaze me.  St. Vincent Court is like no other -- its out-of-place, unexpected and yet it seems to charm you off your feet or at least to stop... Continue Reading →

Food Truck Files: November

The Food Truck phenomenon is still trending upward in the city that made it cool to eat from a truck.  With new trucks trying to find their niche to technologies that seem made for the food truck business -- it's riding high and people are waiting in a 150 person deep line to try the... Continue Reading →

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