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The ultimate 9 course Umami Burger tasting

Since 2009 Umami Burger has been at the forefront of the Los Angeles burger movement. Umami, known as the 5th taste, is a phrase coined by the Japanese. Loosely translating to “pleasant savory taste”, the burger chain started by Adam Fleischman, has since grown his Umami Burger empire into multiple restaurants in California, Las Vegas, […]

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Something to taco’bout at Loteria Grill

In Mexico, family, friends and tacos are a popular reason that people get together around a table. Chef Jimmy Shaw at Loteria Grill brings that same concept with his own version of “Taco Tuesday.” Deemed, Taco About Tuesday, it’s inspired by those gatherings he went to in Mexico. Getting together with family and friends over […]

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Top ten spots for DineLA Happy Hour Week

  You already know DineLA for it’s weekly dining deals at local restaurants around Los Angeles. The bi-annual event has now launched something new to be excited about. The inaugural DineLA Happy Hour starts today and runs through May 1 (some through Sat and Sun). Here’s where you can find our favorite Happy Hour deals. […]

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Lunch lady inspired pop-up with Large Marge & Domaine LA

  Delicious lady chefs Courtney McBroom & Leslie Behrens of Large Marge are taking over Go Get Em Tiger, the Larchmont Village coffee bar on Friday, April 17. Think lunch lady inspired dishes like the “Sloppy Marge” and probably something with Queso. Of course, what would be a night without comfort food if you didn’t […]

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Prime & Wine at Morton’s

Wake up, traffic, overflowing email inbox, marathon staff meeting, then another meeting, TPS reports, buy this, sell that, deadlines, paperwork, traffic, rinse and repeat. The daily deluge of life can be overwhelming at times. Thank god for burgers and wine. Morton’s burger is often considered one of the best in town. It’s happy hour at […]

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The Breakfast Burrito at Larry’s Chili Dog

There is no other way to say it. This is “The” quintessential Los Angeles Breakfast Burrito and it can be found at a hot dog stand in Burbank. It an American style classic. No beans and rice or machaca here. A perfect balance of fresh scrambled eggs, buttery shredded hash browns, bacon AND sausage, melty […]

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A plethora of Tacos invade El Pueblo de Los Angeles

  “Jefe, what is a plethora?” “Why, El Guapo?” “Well, you told me I have a plethora. And I just would like to know if you know what a plethora is. I would not like to think that a person would tell someone he has a plethora, and then find out that that person has […]

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Full service cocktails and bites at Murph’s in Sherman Oaks

 The Valley has a new cocktail joint to call it’s own. Once Mad Bull Tavern, now transformed into a kitsch service station called Murph’s. Richard DiSisto (Tipple & Brine, Tunnel Bar) has created quite the foodie and booze destination in his new Ventura Blvd spot. Tom LaBonge even stopped by to officially declare the opening. […]

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Experience La Loggia at Al Bacio

 Al Bacio Ristorante quietly replaced Osteria Drago nearly a year ago. A quick changeover revealed not much of a difference in terms of the decor. But with it’s 4+ rating on Yelp, Urban Spoon, OpenTable and Trip advisor, it’s obvious they are doing something right in the back of the house. The kitchen is now […]

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Next Door Lounge and the new menu from Food Network Star Nikki Martin

 As if they needed it, LA Weekly’s Best Speakeasy in Los Angeles got a little food makeover while you weren’t looking. The completely revamped menu from Food Network Star Nikki Martin makes The Next Door Lounge all that much better. Not only that, the cocktail menu got a Summer refresh from head barman Zac Henry […]

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