RESTAURANT REVIEWS

Daring Partners with Sant’olina For New Menu Item

Daring Partners with Sant’olina For New Menu Item

For some, meat is everything, and for others, not so much. No matter where you fall on the spectrum, there's a brand out there that can surely win you over, and they're partnering with one of LA's best Mediterranean restaurants! Innovative plant-based chicken brand,...

Cooking with Wine

Cooking with Wine

Cooking wine is different than your average bottle of wine. This wine was never meant to be drunk, but it was meant to be included as an ingredient in cooking. Cooking wine has salt and other preservatives that extend the shelf life of the product and keep it from spoiling. These small additions allow it to legally be sold at grocery stores, but you wouldn’t want to drink it. This also means that when you open a bottle, it can be used for a long long time. Unless you’re running a restaurant, you’d never need to buy a whole case of cooking wine.

Restaurant Review: Yamashiro in Hollywood

Restaurant Review: Yamashiro in Hollywood

Living in Southern California, it's easy to lose sight of the thing called Hollywood—for those in the know, it's not a place, its a street, not a pretty street either. Film studios are in fact, spread out across the area, only one in actual Hollywood—”and yet, the...

12 Date Night Recipes for Staying In

12 Date Night Recipes for Staying In

Baked Salmon With Maple Mustard GlazeLemon Asparagus Chicken PastaGarlic Butter SteakPizza MargheritaCarnitas (Mexican Pulled Pork)Baked Turkey BreastIt's always fun to grab a meal at your favorite restaurant. But every once in a while, you and your partner should...

Lucali x THE NICE GUY Bring NY Deliciousness to LA

Lucali x THE NICE GUY Bring NY Deliciousness to LA

Pizza (and Italian cuisine) lovers unite! Monday, March 9th and Tuesday, March 10th are shaping up to be a couple of the hottest winter nights in Los Angeles. From 5:00 p.m. until midnight on both dates, the highly acclaimed Lucali will be taking over THE NICE GUY for...

Valentine’s Night!

Valentine’s Night!

Chocolate, gifts, an exchange of cards—it must be Saint Valentine's Day. But wait—this festive holiday has some dark roots: Historians believe Valentine's Day actually began in Ancient Rome as a pagan fertility festival called Lupercalia, with the celebration...

Winsome Opens in L.A.’s Playa District

Winsome Opens in L.A.’s Playa District

We recently delivered L.A.'s Best Spots for Valentine's Day in 2020, and the reality is that many of those restaurants are amazing for any time of year. Now, you can go ahead and add one more restaurant to that list: Winsome. Located in the Playa District,...

L.A.’s Best Spots for Valentine’s Day in 2020

L.A.’s Best Spots for Valentine’s Day in 2020

Contributions: Anthony C. Stafford Once again, it's that lovely time of year when couples splurge and go out of their way to profess their deepest feelings for one another. While some individuals may have started planning for Valentine's Day as early as last year,...

L.A. Restaurants Open On Christmas 2019

L.A. Restaurants Open On Christmas 2019

Sometimes, on any given holiday, a home-cooked meal just won't do. Maybe you have seriously complex taste, or maybe you're trying to impress a special someone. Either way, we've got a brief list of some highly coveted restaurants in L.A. that will be open on Christmas...

auburn Restaurant Launches New Brunch Menu

auburn Restaurant Launches New Brunch Menu

If you're in Los Angeles, brunch means everything. What place doesn't have brunch?! Well, if you've been keeping tabs, you can take auburn off of that list. In its newly launched menu, guests can expect a wide range of options, that only Chef Eric Best could put...

Mandarette

Mandarette

Mandarette Chinese Café Seeing as 90 percent of independent restaurants close during their first year, and the rest usually average a five-year life span, Mandarette Chinese Café is obviously doing something right because this year, they’re celebrating their 35th...