Good Times at Nostalgia Bar and Lounge in Santa Monica

Run, skip, skateboard, scooter, cartwheel, or ride your Big Wheel or BMX bike to Santa Monica’s new playful cocktail lounge tribute to the ’80s and ’90s. The cocktail masters here are amplifying your childhood flavors with exciting whimsical mixture medleys like we’ve never seen done before.  Nostalgia Bar and Lounge may conjure up notions of that push pop you craved as a kid, chocolate-y Yoo-hoo, … Continue reading Good Times at Nostalgia Bar and Lounge in Santa Monica

Best Restaurants in LA 2022 – See LaLaScoop’s article on Lonely Planet

Read the full article HERE. Los Angeles is a city is exploding with new eateries. Brave chefs and hospitality workers have been knocked down over and over the last few years. Many had to reinvent their menus to survive.  But this is a resilient city where culinary creatives from all over the world continue to flock and test out inventive ideas – often bringing diverse cuisines … Continue reading Best Restaurants in LA 2022 – See LaLaScoop’s article on Lonely Planet

New restaurants in LA to put on your radar

New restaurants seem to be sprouting in LA at a shocking pace. We are all so ready to dine out and feel some semblance of culture because that is why most of us live in LA, right? This list includes new openings, new menu offerings at some familiar places, and old spots we think you should consider that may be new to you. Plan your … Continue reading New restaurants in LA to put on your radar

Lanea: Tacos & Cocktails by the Beach

In honor of National Paloma Day (May 22, I’m sure it was on your calendar), I celebrated with a picnic at a favorite local park. And what’s better with an ice cold Paloma than street tacos? Santa Monica’s Lanea Cocktail Bar & Taqueria is the perfect place to enjoy both.  Lanea is just two blocks from the beach, so plan accordingly. It also has a … Continue reading Lanea: Tacos & Cocktails by the Beach

Tiato Kitchen and Garden: Paradise’s Patio

As the pandemic rages on, I feel an urgency to help support our most cherished dining establishments. The chain restaurants and their parent companies may take a hit to their stock price, but they’ll weather the storm. In the meantime, local eateries are just trying to tread water amid the latest wave — the second or third depending on how you’re counting — finding new … Continue reading Tiato Kitchen and Garden: Paradise’s Patio

Plant Nation – vegan delivery

During the pandemic, many companies and restaurants have had to shift gears and pivot to survive. The well known SBE Group and C3 introduced us to their brand new takeout concept – Plant Nation, a delivery-only service 100% plant-based. The entirely vegan menu created by Chef Martin Heierling features robust options for lunch and dinner like pizzas, salads, warm bowls, sandwiches, and more. We anticipate … Continue reading Plant Nation – vegan delivery

Dreaming of Santa Monica sushi – Sushi Roku offers curbside white glove service

In the last few weeks, I have learned how to make do with what’s in my home to make meals. I’ve learned to not waste items that can be reused in another dish, and now I feel deeply grateful for my dining-out experiences, something Angelenos often do many times a week. There has never been a lack of excitement in LA’s food scene. Today I … Continue reading Dreaming of Santa Monica sushi – Sushi Roku offers curbside white glove service

7 of the Best Places for Photo Shoots in LA

Are you looking to take some shots that will leave the folks back home drooling about your vacation? Perhaps you merely want to showcase the spectacular beauty of the city you call home. Whether you’re a resident or a visitor, the City of Angels offers a world of scenic opportunity for memorable photographs.   Where are the best places to go, and when are the … Continue reading 7 of the Best Places for Photo Shoots in LA

Kappo Osen in Santa Monica: In photos

UPDATED: Delivery and take-out are still offered at Kappo Osen in Santa Monica. Los Angeles is home to some of the best sushi in the world – from high end omakase (where the menu is entrusted to the chef) to experimental sushi bars, traditional izakayas and sushi wine bars. It’s where the California roll and crispy rice slathered with spicy tuna were born, where Nobu … Continue reading Kappo Osen in Santa Monica: In photos

Three amazing places for quick chicken in LA

UPDATED: COCO QUEEN in West Hollywood, FUKU in Santa Monica and STRFSH in Santa Monica can all be delivered on Grubhub. 20% off on all take-out and delivery orders at CoCo with the code: Quarantined Queen. For STRFSH and more options at SOCIAL EATS – there is a drive-thru pickup in the 3rd Court Alley and free local delivery. Simply call 424.317.5429 upon arrival and … Continue reading Three amazing places for quick chicken in LA