CRAVING MEXICAN FOOD IN DTLA? YOU MUST TRY TIRSA’S RESTAURANT

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Okay, when it comes to Mexican food in DTLA, there are so many choices and we have tried them all.  We have our favorites… and right now, Tirsa’s Restaurant is on the top of our list.  Tirsa’s took over the old Chow Mein spot on Cesar Chavez, just west of Grand Avenue in the former Wal-Mart grocery store complex. Continue reading

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OLIVE BISTRO IS ONE OF DTLA’S BEST KEPT HIDDEN SECRET RESTAURANTS

There are so many great places to eat in DTLA.  One of our favorite restaurants is Olive Bistro.  What?  You have not heard about it?  Well, that’s because it’s kinda a secret hidden restaurant.   The entrance is at 619 South Olive Street, just south of the Art Deco Oviatt Building.  You will see a sign out on the sidewalk and the street number over the door, but you will still think you are entering the wrong place.  Just head on in, smile at Continue reading

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CHECK OUT KATY PERRY’S COSTUMES AT THE “FROCK & ROLL” EXHIBIT AT THE GRAMMY MUSEUM

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If you are a Katy Perry fan or just love fashion, you need to head over to the Grammy Museum at L.A. Live.  The museum is hosting a new exhibit called “Frock & Roll: Transforming Music and Fashion” and it features wardrobe and costumes from Katy Perry’s concerts and red carpet appearances.

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THE URBAN OVEN HEATS UP THE DTLA PIZZA WARS

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There’s a new pizza place in DTLA… and it’s really good.  The Urban Oven started as a custom-built wood-fired food truck back in 2012… and now it has officially opened a brick and mortar restaurant inside The Bloc shopping complex on 7th Street.  Continue reading

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SNOW DAYS LA IS COMING BACK WITH MORE TUBING RUNS.  SAVE 20% WITH PROMO CODE


Snow Day LA is coming back to Elysian Park.  It’s billed as a winter wonderland experience right in the middle of Los Angeles. Snow Day LA is set up not too far from Dodger Stadium.  The highlight of Snow Day LA is the snow tubing runs.  This year they are adding more runs plus other new features including an ice skating rink.


Your $29 admission includes unlimited tubing runs. You can buy the VIP pass for $49 that includes a special onesie, access to a VIP lounge and most important, the ability to bypass the tubing lines.  But if you buy your tickets early, before October 27th and use the promo code SNOWFLAKE, you save 20%.  

Get more info at snowdayla.com 

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LITTLE FLUFFY HEAD CAFE’S “CHEESE TEA” IS DTLA’S NEXT INSTAGRAM FOOD CRAZE!

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Are you tired of seeing photos of Little Damage Ice Cream on Instagram yet?  Well, get ready for DTLA’s next Instagram food craze… Little Fluffy Head Cafe’s cheese tea drinks.  If you are like me, you are asking yourself who mixes tea and cheese?  Apparently it’s all the rage in Asia right now and it’s making it’s way to DTLA.  We had to check it out.  Little Fluffy Head Café just opened on 7th Street, ironically about a half block west of Little Continue reading

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CREATE YOUR OWN PIZZA AT FIRENZA WOOD FIRED PIZZA IN DTLA’S CALIFORNIA PLAZA

050b3ee5-5e8c-40a9-b5af-d0ec80184ccbThere’s a new pizza place in DTLA!  Firenza Pizza has a dozen restaurants across the country, the newest opened in DTLA’s California Plaza last month.  Firenza offers up 8 signature pies ranging from the Pizza Vegetariana loaded with healthy vegetables to the Big Kahuna featuring smoked ham, bacon and tropical pineapple.  Or you can order up your own creation from their nearly 40 fresh toppings including house roasted garlic, creamy mozzarella ovalini and lean grilled steak.  Continue reading

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BODHI BOWL, NEW VEGAN RESTAURANT TO OPEN AT 9TH AND HOPE IN DTLA’S SOUTH PARK

bodhiQuiznos Subs at 9th and Hope Streets in DTLA’s South Park shut down without warning, and overnight the signs were up for a new vegan restaurant called Bodhi Bowl.  It will be a 100% vegan restaurant owned and operated by 100% vegans.  It will specialize in grain bowls, salads, sandwiches and soups.  Most everything on the menu is priced under $10.  According to a recent post on Facebook, Bodhi Bowl is expected open in the next week.  Once it opens, they will serve breakfast starting at 9am, and stay open until 9pm daily.   Continue reading

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CORPORATION FOOD HALL WITH EIGHT NEW RESTAURANTS IS NOW OPEN ON SPRING STREET IN DTLA

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The new Corporation Food Hall is now open on Spring Street between 7th and 8th Streets.  Right now, it is a “soft opening” and not all the restaurants are open all the time. We stopped in Saturday and really enjoyed the food we tasted.  Continue reading

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FRY MADNESS IS A FRENCH FRY LOVER’S DREAM RESTAURANT IN DTLA

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If you love French fries get ready to get excited.  There is a new restaurant in DTLA called Fry Madness and all they serve is fries, but not just traditional French fries.  They have a full menu of amazing variations of gourmet fries.  The concept started next door at Springtime in New York cafe where they offered up a few different French fry options. Those dishes were so popular, the idea to open up a separate French Fry restaurant was Continue reading

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