Month: April 2016

  • Brunch at Redbird

    Brunch at Redbird

    Redbird started Sunday brunch service on April 24th, just in time for Mother’s Day, if you haven’t made a reservation yet.  Chef Neal Fraser‘s menu consists of such brunch staples as waffles, quiches, and fritattas, with nods to the South like biscuits and gravy, shrimp and grits, hoppin’ johns, and some international inspired dishes like […]

  • The Wallace

    The Wallace

    Sometimes it takes visiting a new place to discover a, well, still relatively new place, but not as new as the newer new place.  Um, yeah.  Anyway, I “discovered” The Wallace when I went to check out Hanjip, a new Korean BBQ restaurant in Culver City–yes, I’m behind on my post for my visits there […]

  • Food Events & Festivals – May 2016

    Here’s a round-up of food events and festivals that are on my radar for May 2016.  As always, if I’ve missed one, please let me know in comments.  [Edit:  Added a cooking competition in early May.  See below.] May 1, 2016 – LA Bacon Festival: In its fourth year, this event is all about, you […]

  • Chaya Downtown Uki Uki Sundays

    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 plates, $10 for medium-sized items, and $25 for large sharable dishes. I recently got to […]

  • Women Chefs and Restaurateurs 2016 National Conference and Awards

    Women Chefs and Restaurateurs 2016 National Conference and Awards

    On April 17th and 18th, just under 300 attendees descended upon the InterContinental in Century City for the 23rd annual Women Chefs and Restaurateurs national conference. The organizers packed a lot into two days, so here are just some of the highlights: View this post on Instagram A post shared by The Offalo (@theoffalo) Mary […]