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Tender Greens
9523 Culver Blvd.
b/w Irving Pl & Cardiff Ave.

$$$$$

3.3

12

I'm finally just realizing that in general, this small strip of land in Culver City just has good food. Just a whole slew of decent eats in such a small stretch. Tender Greens is l.. >

Blue Marlin
2121 Sawtelle Blvd.
b/w Missippi Ave. & W Olympic Blvd.

$$$$$

3.2

9

Aww...Sawtelle, where the hipsters come out and play. Colorful, young "cool" people killing time sipping their bobba and conversing about the latest whatever. This place has certai.. >

Ford's Filling Station
9531 Culver Blvd.
at Irving Pl

$$$$$

3.7

9

Lot's of new places opening up in the Culver City area of L.A. Ford's Filling Station is one of them... >

Le Pain Quotidien
1055 Broxton Ave.
b/w Weyburn & Kinross Ave.

$$$$$

3.1

8

Bread Bar, Third Stop, Cuvee, Newsroom, The Ivy, Orso, Locanda Veneta... these restaurants are literally a nine iron from my apartment. So just chalk it up to gluttony that I want .. >

Beacon
3280 Helms Ave.
at Washington Blvd.

$$$$$

7

Apologies in advance for lack of photos, lighting was simply too dim to take anything flash-less that evening Ahh... Beacon - a place I've been meaning to checking out, and finall.. >

Literati Cafe
12081 Wilshire Blvd.
at S Bundy Dr.

$$$$$

7

I have heard plenty about Literati 2. It seems to be universally loved on Chowhound and we have been planning to go there for years. Unfortunately, we had a 50-50 experience when w.. >

Cafe Brazil
11736 West Washington Blvd.
at Westwood Blvd.

$$$$$

3.1

6

The variety in food in the Los Angeles area can't be surpassed. I've been to so many different kinds of places that serve an amazing variety of food from all over the world. Cafe B.. >

Orris
2006 Sawtelle Blvd.
at La Grange Ave.

$$$$$

6

My friend Susan was in town from Australia for a conference at UCLA this week so it presented a perfect time to finally try Orris on Sawtelle. At the waiter's recommendation we sta.. >

Yabu
11820 W Pico Blvd.
at Glenville Ave.

$$$$$

3.2

6

I thought I had it made when I started working in Century City. The mall was across the way and the renovated food court offered all sorts of tasty options. But with anything in fr.. >

Zen Zoo Tea
13050 San Vicente Blvd.
b/w 26th St. & S Avondale Ave.

$$$$$

3

6

Philosophy and restaurants mix fine, as long as the philosophy involves butter somehow? How does ZenZoo's outlook work with its yumminess quotient?.. >

Sushi Sasabune
12400 Wilshire Blvd,. Suite 150

$$$$$

3

6

Sasabune Omakase at the sushi bar: blue fin tuna, toro, salmon with sea kelp, amaebi sweet shrimp, scallop, and so much more! In response to “Not a Penny Pincher,” I’d like to shar.. >

Cafe Surfas
8777 W Washington Blvd.
at National Blvd.

$$$$$

5

We headed over to Surfas to pick up a couple of clothing items for our Halloween costumes. Ours was a busy day with a few other stops, but we timed it so that we could have lunch a.. >

Clementine
1751 Ensley Ave.
at Santa Monica Blvd.

$$$$$

5

Clementine is a really good place to grab a dough gob if you find yourself in L.A.'s Century City Area... >

Houston's
10250 Santa Monica Blvd.
b/w Century Park W & Ave. of the Stars

$$$$$

5

As a testament at how backlogged I have become - I am blogging about food I ate ALMOST HALF A YEAR AGO. Talk about paying my dues. I am determined to slog through this, luckily, .. >

Katsuya
11777 San Vicente Blvd. #120
b/w Montana & S Barrington Ave.

$$$$$

1

5

The mini malls of L.A. have some of the best sushi this side of the Tokyo Fish Market... >

Nook
11628 Santa Monica Blvd. #9
b/w Barry & Federal Ave.

$$$$$

5

Overheard at next table: "Trying to get your kids to buy a CD is like your parents trying to get you to learn the jitterbug." (Two music execs, both with teenagers) Food: Lentil so.. >

Panera Bread
8647 S Sepulveda Blvd.
at W Manchester Ave.

$$$$$

5

5

OK I know I'm not big on chains but I heard about Panera Bakery opening up and I figured why not give them a try. I got there at lunch time, so instead of pastries I ordered a ba.. >

Sprinkles Cupcakes
9635 Little Santa Monica Blvd.
b/w N Camden Dr & N Bedford Dr

$$$$$

5

“That’ll be a hundred and twenty three dollars, please.” Someone ahead of us proudly receives three dozen cupcakes, and the queue lurches slowly forward... >

Tacomiendo
11462 Gateway Blvd.
at W Pico Blvd.

$$$$$

5

Back here!. Horchata (very cinnamony, very good!) and Taco salad with lengua (cow tongue), pretty good but a rather straightforward one, not as much flavored as I'd like. I had to .. >

Chabuya Tokyo Noodle Bar
2002 Sawtelle Blvd

$$$$$

1.9

5

Ahhh, Ramen. There's hardly anything else that would hit the spot like a nice bowl of ramen would. But what if you can't make it all the way to Daikokuya? Much less Asa or Santouka.. >

Tampopo
3760 S Centinela Ave

$$$$$

5

This past weekend my friend and I were cravin' ramen in the San Gabriel Valley and feeling experimental, so we skipped Daikokuya, Shinsengumi, Ajisen and Foo Foo Tei (which we've t.. >

Kanpai
8325 Lincoln Blvd

$$$$$

5

Toro and Oyster shoot. The fattiness of Tuna...so good yet so scary (is there such thing as Tuna's fat being good fat? or is this just my justification?). Add a $4 mini tuna bowl t.. >

Amandine Patissiere
12225 Wilshire Blvd.
b/w Wellesley Ave. & Amherst Ave.

$$$$$

3.1

4

Back to the wonderful Amandine, everything is wonderful, especially the quiche. I'd love to live in Westwood area just for this place….. >

Empanada's Place
3811 Sawtelle Blvd.
at Venice Blvd.

$$$$$

3

4

For those of you who don't know what empanadas are...it's basically a stuffed pastry plain and simple but it's oh so much more than that. How can it be more than just that? It's wh.. >

Kabuki
6081 Center Dr., #203
at Park Terrace Dr.

$$$$$

2

4

I'm very Jewish when it comes to Christmas because you'll typically find me at the movies. As a single guy living away from my family, I often find myself sharing my Christmas with.. >

Monte Alban
11927 Santa Monica Blvd.
b/w Armacost Ave. & Brockton Ave.

$$$$$

4

4

It was one of the longest trips I have ever taken for a meal. One hour-long taxi ride, one delayed five-and-a-half hour flight, and one excruciatingly slow encounter with a Cheech .. >

Ramenya
11555 W Olympic Blvd.
at Colby Ave.

$$$$$

4

I first wrote about this small noodle shop back in 2005, when I began my humble diary of good eats and good finds in LA. And here I am, almost two years later... still blogging and.. >

Sawtelle Kitchen
2024 Sawtelle Blvd.
b/w La Grange & Mississippi Ave.

$$$$$

4

One Friday evening a little while back, I called Sawtelle Kitchen for a table for two. I was excited that the little restaurant I loved from my high school years was back in busine.. >

Tito's Tacos
11222 Washington Pl
b/w Sawtelle & Sepulveda Blvd.

$$$$$

4

As we waited in line figuring out what to order (and we must've changed our mind ten different times) it became very clear from everyone around us that you should not stray from or.. >

Urth Caffe
267 S Beverly Dr.
b/w Charleville Blvd. & Gregory Way

$$$$$

4

Forget Starbucks. If you're craving tea that teeters between bitter and sweet then sip on Urth Cafe's "Japanese Blessing" latte. It's a fancy title for matcha powder tea which is u.. >

Simpang Asia
10433 National Blvd

$$$$$

3.6

4

Back to this wonderful Indonesian cafe/market. I tried the Nasi Gudek: jackfruit and beef stew with coconut milk, the entire dish is satiatingly sweet~.. >

The Stand
2000 Avenue of the Stars

$$$$$

1.1

4

When it comes to hot dogs, the debate over who makes the best one in Los Angeles can get people pretty hot under the collar.  You’ve got Pinks, Cupids, QT Chicago Dogs and Carney’s.. >

Angel Maid Bakery
4542 S Centinela Ave

$$$$$

2.9

4

I ordered a Raspberry Cake from this little bakery on Centinela Angel Maid Bakery (see my old entry) for my mother's birthday. It is absolutely wonderful: lightly sweet, raspberry .. >

Gonpachi
134 N La Cienega Blvd

$$$$$

4

What would you do with $18 million dollars? Would you retire and travel the world? Would you help out a village in an underdeveloped country? Would you buy a ticket on Virgin Ga.. >

Aroma Cafe
2530 Overland Ave.

$$$$$

2.8

3

Aroma Cafe is this great little family- (the husband smokes and hangs out with customers on the front patio while the wife is in the kitchen cooking and doing the dishes) run Bosni.. >

Beard Papa
2130 Sawtelle Blvd.
b/w Mississippi & Olympic Blvd.

$$$$$

3

(Pictures for this review taken with my Canon PowerShot SD800is.) Japanese grocery juggernaut Marukai has had problems keeping its food court full in the past. From the ill-fated .. >

Bluebird
8572 National Blvd.
at Hayden Ave.

$$$$$

3

The way Los Angeles has been these past few days you'd think hell is next to freeze over. Snow in Malibu?! How'd that get there? As I type this, my right hand turns stone cold and .. >

Coral Tree Cafe
11645 San Vicente Blvd.
b/w Darlington & S Barrington Ave.

$$$$$

4

3

I like Coral Tree on days when I’m looking my best - perfect outfit, hair, make up, nails.  I never forget my ultimate essential Coral Tree wear - big black sunglasses. It’s actual.. >

Gr/eats
2050 Sawtelle Blvd.
b/w Mississippi Ave. & La Grange Ave.

$$$$$

3

It wasn't too long ago that I got my undergraduate degree when I was a poor student, living on a student budget, living a student life filled with countless activities, sorority ev.. >

Hurry Curry
12825 Venice Blvd.
at Beethoven St.

$$$$$

3

I hope your weekends were long and filled with good eats. Hurry Curry, though it has a second location (in Pasadena), is barely a chain and so I'm including it. The food is consist.. >

Izakaya SaSaYa
11613 Santa Monica Blvd.
b/w Federal Ave. & Barry Ave.

$$$$$

3

Back here on Wednesday Ladies' Night last week, drinks were half off~ :D.. >

Sakura
4545 S Centinela Ave.
b/w Gilmore & Greene Ave.

$$$$$

3

Taco rice. Upon hearing that phrase, I shuddered as my culinary senses prickled, detecting a disturbance in The Force. Somewhere out there, in Huntington Beach, there was a Japan.. >

Spago
176 N Canon Dr.
b/w Clifton Way & Wilshire Blvd.

$$$$$

5

3

Q: I am planning to host about 30 guests at a private dinner on June 25th when I am in LA at a conference. I am staying at the Biltmore, and I want this to be the best event these .. >

Susie Cakes
11708 San Vicente Blvd.
at Barrington

$$$$$

3.3

3

Photo Only.. >

Tantra's India's Oven
11645 Wilshire Blvd., 2nd Fl
at Barry Ave.

$$$$$

3

I don’t like rice. I may even go so far as to say that I hate rice. “Hate,” they say, is a very strong word. Hm. Perhaps, then, I need to say “absolutely fucking detest” to express.. >

Tia Juana
11785 W Olympic Blvd.
at Granville Ave.

$$$$$

3

I gave it second chance. Flan, that is. After this delicious lady protested too much about how much she doesn't love flan, she gave it another try... >

Torafuku
10914 W Pico Blvd.
b/w Midvale Ave. & Kelton Ave.

$$$$$

3

From the day before our all-vegetarian weekend started. Back to that expensive place (for lunch) even though I said unlikely ^^;; I never like cutlet but I just wanted to try since.. >

Victor Jr's
10113 Washington Blvd.
b/w Jasmine & Madison Ave.

$$$$$

5

3

Across from the Sony lot, on West Washington Blvd, lies the unassuming little hole-in-the-wall that is Victor Jr.’s. It is easy to miss, but I urge you not to because it is home to.. >

Vip Harbor
11701 Wilshire Blvd. #16
at Barrington Ave.

$$$$$

3

I try not to whine too much about the sorry state of certain things in our society overall for two reasons: 1) it’s depressing enough to whine about the sorry state of my flabby bo.. >

Wilson's
8631 Washington Blvd.
at Sherbourne Ave.

$$$$$

3

Last weekend after stopping off at the new Anderson & Low opening at David Gallery (formerly Apex on La Brea), Jon, Jason and I had dinner at the newly opened Wilson. (I secured a .. >

Apple Pan Bakery
10801 W Pico Blvd

$$$$$

4

3

Rarely does one find a place that can so quickly become a favorite. Apple Pan has been around since LA had orchards (1947) and not much more in the area. A business that has stood .. >

La Taquiza
10855 Venice Blvd

$$$$$

3

Confused as to why the Natural History Museum was dark and empty last Friday night when we were looking for a DJ and the Deerhoof show, (apparently they call it First Fridays for a.. >

Metro Cafe
11188 Washinton Pl

$$$$$

3

3

My favorite breakfast is called the Petite Breakfast, served at Metro Cafe. It is two pieces of toasted baguette with a hint of garlic, topped with soft scrambled egg, Parmesan ch.. >

Cafe Brasil
11736 West Washington Blvd

$$$$$

3

Cafe Brasil has been mentioned here before, but that was the location on Venice. A few nights ago we dropped in to the Washington location for dinner. We were glad we did. Cafe Bra.. >

Furaibo
2068 Sawtelle Blvd

$$$$$

3

Back to this Japanese pub and tried to order different things. Seems like a lot of things taste rather similar, especially fried food... >

Manpuku Tokyo BBQ
2125 Sawtelle Blvd

$$$$$

3

I first tried to go to Manpuku at about 6:30 on a Saturday night, and there was already a thirty minute wait! There were a couple of empty tables outside, but they're only for wait.. >

Frittelli's Doughnuts
350 N Canon Dr

$$$$$

3.5

3

Beverly Hills is filled with pretty things. Like people. And palm trees. And mansions. And at 7:30 Sunday morning – we were still on NYC time – BH looks like a deserted movie set w.. >

Santoka Ramen
3760 Centinela Ave.
Mitsuwa Market Place

$$$$$

3.5

3

Holiday's over, time to clear some old entries first. ^^;;.. >

Tokyo 7-7
3839 Main St., Suite B

$$$$$

3

I confess, I have a soft spot in my heart for diners. Where did this nostalgia come from? It's not like my childhood memories are filled with trips to real 50's diners like a Mel.. >

Tokyo Table
50 N La Cienega Blvd
Ground Floor North End

$$$$$

5

3

yum, honey toast... It was a mini-reunion of ex-colleagues and even though one was enceinte, I chose Tokyo Table since besides sushi, there's plenty of cooked items on the vast men.. >

K-ZO
9240 Culver Blvd

$$$$$

3

My friend Tim was nice enough to want to take me out for my birthday (which was MONTHS ago! I am only catching up now, I've been the worst blogger...), and we headed over to K-Zo,.. >

Circa 55
9876 Wilshire Boulevard
The Beverly Hilton

$$$$$

3

I had my last night of Dine LA at Circa 55 at the Beverly Hills Hotel. Though I could tell you the reasons why I didn't bring my camera I'd rather tell you that I met up for the fi.. >

Ambala Dhaba
1781 Westwood Blvd.
b/w Santa Monica Blvd. & Massachusetts Ave.

$$$$$

2

This would be about the 5th time I've been to this restaurant. Westwood sister to Artesia restaurant with surprisingly good Punjabi style fare. Highly recommended is the Dhaba chic.. >

Asakuma
11701 Wilshire Blvd. #15
at S Barrington Ave.

$$$$$

2

Don't you just love when serendipity happens? When I was little I was told a story in second grade about serendipity. A child had lost a toy and went looking all over their home fo.. >

Bamboo
10835 Venice Blvd.
b/w Westwood Blvd. & Midvale Ave.

$$$$$

5

2

I normally order from Joie Luck Kitchen when I'm hanging out in the valley, but I think I might be able to do better. Since I was still full from my lunch at The Great Greek, it se.. >

Belwood Bakery
246 N Beverly Dr.
b/w Dayton Way & Wilshire Blvd.

$$$$$

2

People often ask my husband and me why we spend so much money to live in Brentwood, and our answer has never varied in the three-and-a-half years that we have lived here - Brentwoo.. >

Bistro de L'Hermitage
9727 Culver Blvd.
at Duquesne Ave.

$$$$$

2

I found that Bistro L'Hermitage is quite near where I work so I drove out there for lunch. MY GOD that little place is fullhouse (mostly from Sony?) and still only ONE waiter worki.. >

Champagne French Bakery Cafe
11705 National Blvd.
at S Barrington Ave.

$$$$$

3

2

This article is dedicated to the brave firefighters from around the country who helped combat the wildfires that swept California last month. Thank you for protecting .. >

El Rincon Criollo
4361 Sepulveda Blvd.
b/w Culver Blvd. & Barman Ave.

$$$$$

2

Let me first off say sorry for the delay in posts. I want to continue to give each post something special at least pics or maybe even some movies or a magic short to give each one .. >

Fassica Ethiopian Restaurant
10401 Washington Blvd.
at Motor Ave.

$$$$$

2

Ethiopian food has been one of the few cuisines that I had not tried yet, and I think it is one of the few foods that I am not yet ready for. I hope it was just the restaurant. I h.. >

Honey's Kettle Fried Chicken
9537 Culver Blvd.
at Cardiff Ave.

$$$$$

2

Due to the topic of this blog, you may be surprised to hear that I've been on a vegan/macrobiotic detox diet for the past 13 1/2 days. Why? Um. No good answer, other than that I wa.. >

Il Grano Ristorante
11359 Santa Monica Blvd.
at Corinth Ave.

$$$$$

2

Tomatoes. Chef-owner Sal Marino grows 36 varieties of heirlooms in his backyard; they are ripe now. In the gelato machine they become an icy Bloody Mary; blender, gazpacho; a minim.. >

Il Moro
11400 W Olympic Blvd.
at Purdue Ave.

$$$$$

2

This past weekend I was invited by Il Moro's public relations rep to sample their new fall menu (for free). Having remembered their positive LA Times review from last year, and ent.. >

India's Oven
1896 Westwood Blvd.
at Missouri Ave.

$$$$$

2.5

2

I miss seeing people. I miss meeting people. At heart many people say that they could never label me as "not outgoing," but they forget about the time when they first met me and I .. >

Indo Cafe
10428 1/2 National Blvd.
at Rose Ave.

$$$$$

2

Nasi Kuning: rice cooked in light coconut milk and tumeric topped with fried chicken, rendang, perkedel, sliced omelette and bean chips. Everything on this dish has its own complic.. >

In-N-Out
922 Gayley Ave.
at Levering Ave.

$$$$$

3

2

*sigh* I'm going to regret doing this because it's only going to make everyone angry, but I have to do it. I have to say it, or else I'll be accountable for silent consent. Burge.. >

Johnnie's Pastrami Restaurant
4017 Sepulveda Blvd.
b/w Washington Blvd. & Washington Pl

$$$$$

2

A most debatable place is Johnnie's in Culver City. Let me back it up and say that I've been to great places where I've had amazing steaks before and have gone back and then the st.. >

La Provence
8950 W Olympic Blvd.
b/w S La Peer D.r & S Almont Dr.

$$$$$

2

La Provence is a little French cafe in a shopping mall on the outskirts of Beverly Hills. The large lunch crowd intrigued my mom and I, as we were patronizing another business in t.. >

Le Saigon
11611 Santa Monica Blvd.
at Federal Ave.

$$$$$

2

After my first visit to Le Saigon Cafe, I said that I would not go back, because the food just wasn't that compelling. Ten months later, I did go back, because it seemed like a bet.. >

Leaf Cuisine
11938 Washington Blvd.
b/w Marcasel & Atlantic Ave.

$$$$$

2

I don’t think the raw food diet’s for me. By that I mean: I love raw foods. Today I had an apple and a plum - plus kimchi, which I think is technically raw. All lovely - but I’m of.. >

Mama Voula's
11923 Santa Monica Blvd.
b/w Brockton & Armacost Ave.

$$$$$

4.6

2

Despite being a hole-in-the-wall-in-a-strip-mall, Mama Voula's, decorated in vibrant shades of peach, light yellow, and light blue, is surprisingly airy and cheery inside. The serv.. >

Mastro's Steakhouse
246 N Canon Dr.
b/w Dayton & Clifton Way

$$$$$

5

2

Sitting at the bar at Mastro's, I was suddenly stuck with overwhelming sense of nostalgia and sadness to go along with my New York Pepper Steak. The resident crooner wailed on whi.. >

Mr Cecil's California Ribs
12244 W Pico Blvd.
b/w Amherst & Wellesly Ave.

$$$$$

2

I wanted to try the original Mr. Cecil's and see if it's better than the Sherman Oaks location. Interesting that the Mr. Cecil's on Pico is near an adult book store. The Pico locat.. >

Natalee Thai
10105 Venice Blvd.
at Clarington Ave.

$$$$$

2

AC and I met at the Natalee Thai Restaurant in Venice for a working dinner last night. At around 6:30pm, we were seated without having to wait for a table. We arrived at just the r.. >

Nic's Beverly Hills
453 N Canon Dr.
at S Santa Monica Blvd.

$$$$$

2

Go to Nic's Beverly Hills. Waiter places beautiful, if oversized, martini glass on the table. Waiter removes bottle of Kauffman vodka from a generous nest of ice. Waiter pours vodk.. >

Pistachio Grill
8560 Wilshire Blvd.
b/w Stanley Dr. & Le Doux Rd.

$$$$$

2

Pistachio Grill had been on my list of places of to try for what seems years. We moved into that neck of the woods about 5 years ago, give or take a few days, and had spotted it wh.. >

Ramayani
1777 Westwood Blvd.
b/w Santa Monica Blvd. & Massachusetts Ave.

$$$$$

2

Ask any Indonesian living in Southern California about Ramayani and chances are good that; a) They've eaten there, or; b) They know about it and where it is generally located. Some.. >

Red Moon Cafe
11267 National Blvd.
at San Diego Fwy

$$$$$

2

I used to go here when my wife would have a voice lessons on Saturday. Funny thing about coming here is that I never went because I was craving anything Asian and yet when I left I.. >

Restaurant 2117
2117 Sawtelle Blvd.
at Mississippi Ave.

$$$$$

2

I had read on Chowhound that 2117 was a wonderful but largely undiscovered restaurant, so I went with high hopes. Unfortunately, for me, 2117 falls under the same category as Oster.. >

Ruth's Chris Steak House
224 S Beverly Dr.
b/w Charleville Blvd. & Gregory Way

$$$$$

2

We had a great DineLA Diner at Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse in Beverly Hills. The experience was what I had hoped DineLA would be - good value, excellent food, served without pretense a.. >

S & W Country Diner
9748 Washington Blvd.
b/w Culver Blvd. & Duquesne Ave.

$$$$$

3

2

The most amazing breakfast sandwich to ever be made...of course, invented by the French...I can't take credit for this, so here's the link...but can't you imagine? Each bite, to ha.. >

South Street
1010 Broxton Ave.
b/w Kinross & Weyburn Ave.

$$$$$

2.3

2

South Street is arguably one of the best cheese steaks in LA. There aren't many places worth choosing from but this one is definitely one of the ones that's in a class by itself. I.. >

Sushi Karen
10762 Washington Blvd.
b/w Culver Crt & Midway Ave.

$$$$$

2

Some will claim that writing about what you eat everyday is a waste of time. Someone even took the time to write a book called Nobody Cares What you had for Lunch. Call me crazy, b.. >

Talay Thai Restaurant
11314 Santa Monica Blvd.
at Sawtelle Blvd.

$$$$$

3.3

2

If you are a regular reader, you know that we’ve been following the progress of what was originally slated to be Alma Thai in the poppin’ Viaduct Valley/Harlem Piers area. A reade.. >

Taqueria Estilo Mexico
12406 W Washington Blvd.
at S Ceninela Ave.

$$$$$

2

When we're on our way home from work near LAX we sometimes have to eat immediately. So we'll glance around the areas that are on our way home and occasionally we get insanely lucky.. >

TGI Friday's
6721 La Tijera Blvd.
b/w S La Cienega Blvd. & W Centinela Ave.

$$$$$

2

You can’t properly entertain a sister who has lived outside the U.S. for over a decade without at least one pit stop at a chain restaurant. Never mind that they have a T.G. I. Frid.. >

Trader Vic's
9876 Wilshire Blvd.
at Trenton Dr.

$$$$$

4

2

"What the hell am I doing drinking in L.A. at 26? ...I know that life is for the taking, so I better wise up, and take it quick. Yeah, one more time at Trader Vic's." -'Drinking .. >

Versailles
1415 S La Cienega Blvd.
at W Pico Blvd.

$$$$$

2

I ordered the fried yuca because they were out of croquettes (I was really excited about those, too, as they were one of my favorite dishes in Spain). Yuca is a plant that grows in.. >

West Restaurant
170 N Church Lane
at Sunset Blvd.

$$$$$

2

West’s menu is made up of both small plates (think tapas) and large plates, as well as anti pasti and crudo. The steak was almost an afterthought by the time we got to it – I’d say.. >

Yashima
11301 W Olympic Blvd. #210
at Sawtelle Blvd.

$$$$$

2

Where to eat on Halloween...Amber and I searched for a place to go during lunch. We had wanted to try the new rotating sushi bar...but upon arrival at the door, found that they wer.. >