Category: FOOD

Taste Test: Maradentro, Studio City’s Mexican Seafood Spot

Back in April, Maradentro opened shop in bustling Studio City by the hands of Jesse Gomez of Mercado fame (insert salivating emoji, cause their brunch’s huevos rancheros!). Chef Jose Acevedo heads up the kitchen at Maradentro and offers up tastiness

Now Boarding: The Vacation Issue Bar Round Up

With a robust craft cocktail and mixology scene, Los Angeles is a hub for booze lovers. But let’s not forget that one of the real privileges of our city is its close proximity to other delicious destinations. From San Francisco

Foodie Fix: Son Of A Gun Goes Daily for Lunch Hours

Lunch served everyday of the week with some of West Hollywood’s delicious grub? We’ll take it. West Hollywood restaurant Son of a Gun will now stream shrimp toast, lobster rolls, tasty cocktails and more everyday of the week for lunch from 11:30am-2:30pm—that’s seven

That New New: The Latest from Culinary Gem, Hinoki & The Bird

As far as LA restaurants go, you’d be hard-pressed to find a more glamorous spot than Century City’s Hinoki & the Bird. The polished American/Asian space is anchored by unexpected Japanese denim banquettes and lush greenery, a seductive decor that’s

We All Scream For Ice Cream: Salt & Straw

In the adventurous mood? Head down to Salt & Straw on Larchmont Blvd to try some of their amazing, flavorful and offbeat ice cream flavors. You’ll find everything from Strawberry Honey Balsamic with Black Pepper to Almond Brittle with Salted Ganache and

Eat Up: Southeast Asian Kitchen, Simbal

A new Southeast Asian kitchen and bar just opened up shop in Little Tokyo. They are currently only open for dinner, but it’s set to be one of the most talked about new restaurants hitting Los Angeles this summer. Enter Simbal,

NOHO’s Newest Craft Cocktail Bar: BarToni’s

Before Idle Hour and Fat Dog opened in recent months, NOHO was no man’s land in terms of craft cocktails. Now, there’s one more reason to make the trek. Tucked in a swankified corner of Little Toni’s, an Italian neighborhood

Foodie Itinerary for Your California Road Trip

As far as quality of life is concerned, we’re pretty spoiled here in California. And as “daycation” consideration goes, you’d be hard pressed to beat the destinations right here in our backyard. Since nothing really gets accomplished over the summer,

10 Brunch Items to Die For…Literally

You’ve worked hard all week—at the office and the gym. The 4th of July weekend is finally here and let’s face it: you deserve to splurge, especially on the fine Sunday after your fireworks turn-up. Foie gras-topped French Toast or bourbon-bacon

Sweeth Tooth: July’s Sweet Spots To Sample

In honor of our favorite month, National Ice Cream month, we’ve decided to help you prep your July to-do list of LA’s top sweet spots to sample. If your looking for some choice seasonal specials, head over to Sweet Rose

10 Reasons To Hit Up Pasadena This Summer

From community events and film screenings, to sporting events and good food, Pasadena’s array of summer events will attract Angelenos who might not otherwise venture East on the 134. We’ve put together a list to help you out: 1. Sushi Roku– Opened at One

Pick Up A Picnic For Two

Summer is the best time of the year, especially in LA. Inspired by it’s lively summertime vibe, L.A.’s boutique food hall, Stir Market, is introducing a new themed collection of specialty picnic baskets ($42-60) for Angelenos to enjoy. Whether it’s for an outdoor moving screening

Your last minute guide to Father’s Day

It’s Saturday, you’re enjoying a nice afternoon and then you realize… tomorrow is Father’s Day and you have no idea how you’re going to repay your old man. That’s where we can help. With restaurant options to gift ideas, we

The Scoop: The best spots for breakfast burritos

There’s no situation that can’t be improved with a breakfast burrito—your worst hangover to date, post-workout hunger pains, a really long work meeting. There’s something about fluffy eggs, potatoes, bacon (or a vegan option) and that special touch from your choice spot, all

But first, Matchabar.

Never heard of Matcha? Let us help you out: Matcha /’mat.tɕa/ n. 1. A Japanese powdered green tea, historically used to enhance one’s focus, energy, and alertness. 2. The stone-ground powder derived from the topmost leaves of the first harvest of a green tea crop.

The Emerson welcomes newly opened Vespaio

Admired and revered Italian chef, Agostino Sciandri (AGO) pays homage to the Mediterranean lifestyle with the newly opened Vespaio. Placed on the ground floor of The Emerson and serving up items from the rotisserie, wood-burning ovens with assortments of pastas & pizzas. Also, some chef

The Scoop: Dinners, Desserts + Goods For Your Pops

It’s Saturday, you’re enjoying a nice afternoon and then you realize… tomorrow is Father’s Day and you have no idea how you’re going to repay your old man. That’s where we can help. With restaurant options to gift ideas, we