Category Archives for Italian

Chaya Downtown Uki Uki Sundays

In addition to the Wagyu Tasting Menu at all Chaya locations, Chaya Downtown recently started an “Uki Uki Sundays” menu–uki uki meaning to be happy and excited in Japanese. The menu is broken down into three sections, $5 for small … Continue reading

24. April 2016 by The Offalo
Categories: Fusion, Italian, Japanese, Pasta | Leave a comment

Maré at Greenspan’s Grilled Cheese

In the back of chef Eric Greenspan‘s eponymous Greenspan’s Grilled Cheese shop, through a freezer door—complete with a horizontal latch handle on one side, and an inside release button on the other—is Maré, an al fresco-only restaurant-within-a-restaurant.  Less exclusive-supper-club and … Continue reading

16. July 2015 by The Offalo
Categories: Californian, European, Italian, Seafood | Tags: , , , | Leave a comment

Paninoteca by Scarpetta

Despite being relatively close to Bay Cities Italian Deli, the Godmother of Italian sandwich shops on the Westside, I was still disappointed when Santa Monica’s Ciboteca, from the folks behind Piccolo and Hostaria del Piccolo, closed last winter after opening … Continue reading

26. June 2015 by The Offalo
Categories: Italian, Lunch, Sandwich | Tags: , , , | Leave a comment

L.A. Weekly The Essentials 2015

L.A. Weekly‘s “The Essentials” event took place this past weekend at the California Market Center in Downtown Los Angeles, the same week that their 99 Essential Restaurants 2015 list was released.  This was just the second “Essentials” events, with the … Continue reading

11. March 2015 by The Offalo
Categories: American, Chinese, Events and Festivals, French, Fusion, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mexican, Offal, Seafood, Thai, Vietnamese | Leave a comment

b.o.s. (Beef. Offal. Sustainable.), a review

In a cozy, 24-seat space next to venerable Sushi Gen in Little Tokyo, b.o.s. (beef. offal. sustainable.) has been trying to entice potential diners to experience their beef-centric, nose-to-tail concept since late 2013.  Despite positive reviews by press, blogs, and … Continue reading

14. September 2014 by The Offalo
Categories: Brain, Fusion, Heart, Intestine, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Marrow, Mexican, Offal, Oxtail, Sweetbread, Tacos, Tendon, Thai, Tongue, Tripe, Turkish | Leave a comment

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