A Tale of Two Restaurants

They’ve seen the best of times; they’ve seen the worst of times. This is a tale of two restaurants that are enjoying their heyday after weathering the worst economic climate since the Great Depression. Despite the Dickensian motif, this is an Italian story. In actuality, it’s about as Italian as Romeo and Juliet, another Anglican yarn, in that the subjects of this opus are a … Continue reading A Tale of Two Restaurants

Greenleaf — It’s What’s for Dinner

Renowned around town as a quick and healthy lunch joint, Greenleaf Gourmet Chopshop has now expanded into the dinner market with a new location on Hollywood Boulevard, a block from the Pantages. The menu includes the familiar staples, like the famed Turkey Melt on pretzel bread, tortilla pizzas and, of course, the salads. But you’ll also find a handful of entrees, such as salmon and … Continue reading Greenleaf — It’s What’s for Dinner

NY Pizza in LA – I’ll Know It When I See It

13 years. Michaelangelo painted the Sistine Chapel in 4 years. The average marriage length in California is 8 years. Michael Jordan played 13 years for the Chicago Bulls. So 13 years… That’s a long time. That’s how long I have been in LA. At the same time, that’s how long I’ve been searching for a proper slice of New York pizza in this great city … Continue reading NY Pizza in LA – I’ll Know It When I See It