Sarkis Vartanian is the owner of the Daily Dose Café a local favorite serving only organic fares in Downtown’s most reserved region known as the Arts District. Sarkis, who is greeted by his gratified customers with a smile, hug or a handshake, when speaking of the cafe's success toggles between humility and
These past two weeks have seen people walking by, peering into the windows of Kai Japanese Roots, as the new restaurant neared completion as if they had stumbled upon the unexpected, gazing and pointing out Kai’s most elegant features, the assortment of Edison lights, selectively placed over handcrafted Japanese cedar
War of the Wings ...it’s time for the Main Event! At last week’s weigh-in, we saw our culinary pugilists face off for the very first time. On one side, POV Snack Shop, the scrappy welterweight hailing from Downtown’s Historic core, a hallowed training ground for so many legendary Food Fight champions.
Does poultry excite you? Do chicken wings thrill you? Does your stomach growl gleefully as you imagine yourself devouring plate after plate of these mouth-watering morsels of finger-licking goodness? If you answered “no” to any of these questions, you’re eating the wrong wings. The good news is that DTLA abounds with
Smack dab in the middle of Downtown L.A. sits a wonderful anomaly, a brilliant aberration. It’s over at 220 S. Spring Street. It’s called Spring Street Community Garden. And it’s a wonderful anomaly because you don’t expect to find individuals fertilizing soil and growing organic crops next to a parking
At El Compadre, individuals, couples, and groups become instant family. Founders David Castro and Mario Jimenez, wouldn’t have it any other way. In fact, El Compadre means “head of the family” or Godfather, and its concept deliberately coincides with the fact that David and Mario are the Godfathers of each
Inspired by the Emmy's and in celebration of their 21st consecutive year as the "Official Caterer" of the Emmy® Awards Governors Ball, Patina Restaurant Group has added five limited-time craft cocktails to their restaurant drink menus across Los Angeles and Orange County. Available now until Emmy Award night, September 18th. Every
One Year Ago, Eric Park totally revamped his specialty Banh mi HERO SHOP located at the Historic PE Lofts on 7th and Los Angeles. Today, instead of his delicious Bánh mì sandwich concept, when visiting his location, you choose from the highest quality Poké bowl combinations instead. The question is...Has