El Torito made the occasion festive with its usual bright and colorful surroundings, made more cheery with Christmas decorations, and the mood in the place was energetic and happy.
Famed for its whiskey lounge, Miro hosts downtown diners with an exciting Saturday brunch fare It used to be that Downtown LA was like Wall Street on the weekends, vacant and quiet, especially on Saturdays, but slowly and steadily, chic… Continue Reading →
“I don’t want a huge stack of pancakes,” said no kid ever. And IHop listened. For kids of all ages, IHOP is holding its much-anticipated annual promotion of all-you-can-eat pancakes, through February 12. Our family headed out to our neighborhood… Continue Reading →
The only thing not great about O+O Sicilian Kitchen and Bar in Santa Monica was finding the place. Waze announced my dining companion and I had arrived, but we still couldn’t find it after 10 minutes of walking up and… Continue Reading →
My epicureanly enlightened son proclaimed at age 7, “I could not live without olive oil.” And so it has been. Almost daily we find a use for olive oil in our diet, and when we dine out, it is olive… Continue Reading →