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Gjusta — Ambitious and Pulls It Off

9 Feb

Sidecar Doughnuts, Santa Monica — Finally, LA Has a Doughnut Master

18 Jan


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Father’s Office West — Fewer Douchebags, Still No Ketchup

4 Jan

And a few photos from the Helm’s Bakery flagship. From the hated patio where finding a seat is a Darwinian struggle.

800 Degrees Pizza — the Best Food Deal on the Westside

22 Dec


13 Nov




Cassia — the Spice Table Is All Grown Up (and has rich friends now)

12 Mar

It was sad day when Bryant Ng’s Spice Table closed.  It was my favorite lunch place in Little Tokyo (and DTLA), and Bryant and his staff were wonderful all around.  That’s why I was excited to hear that Bryant was teaming up like Voltron with Zoe Nathan and the Rustic Canyon/Huckleberry crew.  Apparently, a ton of money was involved, because the new venture, Cassia, is beautiful.

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Hiko Sushi

2 Dec


I don’t have much to say about Hiko Sushi, other than to say it’s great. People totally play up the sushi “nazi” thing. The chef isn’t very friendly, but he’s not rude. I’d say it’s more that he’s reserved and formal.

In any case, the fish is top-shelf, which is all that really matters. Click through for some pictures.

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