Category: Southeast Asian

  • Komodo Venice

    Komodo Venice

    Komodo is a small, family-owned business consisting of a food truck and two cafes, serving Indonesian-Mexican-inspired food.  While I’m relatively close to the Venice location, and I had enjoyed the couple of food festival bites I’d had from Komodo, what got me to finally go into the shop was their Indomie Burrito special back in […]

  • Cassia by Bryant Ng (Opening Night)

    Cassia by Bryant Ng (Opening Night)

    Cassia*, the highly anticipated Singaporean/Vietnamese/Southeast Asian brasserie from acclaimed chef Bryant Ng, his wife Kim Luu-Ng, and partners Josh Loeb and Zoe Nathan of Rustic Canyon, Huckleberry, Milo & Olive, and Sweet Rose Creamery fame, finally opened this weekend!  To recap, Ng’s The Spice Table closed at the end of 2013 due to the MTA’s […]

  • ShopHouse in Santa Monica

    ShopHouse in Santa Monica

    ShopHouse‘s second L.A. location, on the Third Street Promenade in Santa Monica, opened mid-October.  I made a short post on it at Chowhound at the time, but I thought it might be useful enough to post here as well. My wife and I went to check it out just before noon on opening day. I […]