Monthly Archives: May 2013

Alma Lovin’

Alma started as an acclaimed pop-up restaurant in Venice, but laid down roots last year next to a taxi dance hall downtown on South Broadway. It has a cool minimalistic and modern interior with an open kitchen where a talented … Continue reading

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A Torrid Affair

A couple years ago I told you about a torrid affair I was having with a mushroom and truffle pizza. We started off pretty hot and heavy. Unfortunately, though, because I live in the Valley and she resides in Santa … Continue reading


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Gettin’ Sauced

Everyone knows that the Valley has great sushi bars. A lesser known fact is that the Valley is also the home of many of LA’s best barbecue joints. My favorite is Uncle Andre’s BBQ in Studio City. A true hidden … Continue reading

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Chego and the Man

If I didn’t love ’70s sitcoms so much, I would have titled this piece “Chego’s Choi Champions Chinatown.”  This past weekend, LA’s favorite son and founder of the modern food truck revolution, Roy Choi, moved his super cool temple of … Continue reading


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Santa Barbara Road Trip

When the weather is nice, one of my favorite things to do is drive up the coast to Santa Barbara with my family for the day.  Although it’s only ninety minutes away, when I arrive at this beachside paradise of … Continue reading


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