The Tooheys Taste Tacos and Quaff Queso from QDOBA

Full disclosure- I was a huge QDOBA fan during my adolescent years. Fifteen years ago, if you visited their storefront in sleepy Westlake Village, you may very well have spied me chomping on chips with family and friends. They were efficiently doling out dishes with fresh and natural ingredients before “fast casual” become the foodie buzzword du jour. But the last time I had their … Continue reading The Tooheys Taste Tacos and Quaff Queso from QDOBA

Best New Restaurant Experiences in LA

This article was first posted in Resident Magazine. The Los Angeles food scene will help you keep smiling through 2017 with restaurateurs and chefs always creating new dishes and original spaces, from private artsy intimate gatherings, to 1920’s glam supper clubs popping up in random locations. Enjoy Mexican street food with a California-style twist, or feel like you’ve stepped into a new city or another era … Continue reading Best New Restaurant Experiences in LA

Cocina Condesa – Mexican Street Food at its finest!

Two Perspectives: By Jen Betts and Melissa Curtin Those who live in Los Angeles can get street food in many places. Grabbing a simple hot dog or taco is a habit of many while wandering the streets of LA. However, if you are looking for an experience with delicious Mexican street food, Cocina Condesa is the spot. Located on Studio City’s Ventura Boulevard, also known … Continue reading Cocina Condesa – Mexican Street Food at its finest!

Añejo: The Valley Just Got Hotter

This is a story about really good Mexican food but it’s also about lawyers, parking and music. Intrigued? So was I. Why else would I be in the Valley on a sweltering September evening? If you’ve spent any amount of time on Ventura Boulevard, you’re familiar with the former Spazio location. Ring a bell? The joint with the rotunda on the second and top floor … Continue reading Añejo: The Valley Just Got Hotter