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LITTLE SISTER STILL TOPS OUR LIST OF FAVORITE DOWNTOWN L.A. RESTAURANTS

When Little Sister first opened in late 2015, it was instantly one of our favorite restaurants in DTLA, and a year and a half later, it remains at the top of the list. Apparently, we are not alone.  We recently … Continue reading

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WHAT DO YOU GET WHEN YOU CROSS A HAMBURGER AND A PIZZA? FIND OUT AT MEATZILLA IN DTLA

Are you ever torn between getting a hamburger or getting pizza?  Well, thanks to the people at Meatzilla, you will never be in that dilemma again.  Meatzilla is a funky little walk-up burger joint on Main Street between 6th and … Continue reading

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TAKE A PEEK AT SEVERAL NEW RESTAURANTS COMING TO DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES

There are a bunch of new restaurants about to open and under construction in Downtown Los Angeles…. here’s the quick update on just a few of them: There is still no official opening date for the new Earl of Sandwich … Continue reading

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CHECK OUT THE NEW CALIFORNIA FRIENDLY GARDENS AT LADWP’S JOHN FERRARO BUILDING IN DTLA

There’s a new garden area to check out in DTLA.  Okay, it’s not as big as Grand Park or the Los Angels State Historic Park.  It’s not as lush as Vista Hermosa Park, nor is it as nice as the … Continue reading

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GIULIA RESTAURANT DISHES UP DELICIOUS CHICKEN AND WAFFLES DURING SUNDAY BRUNCH

There’s another DTLA restaurant that you must add to your Sunday Brunch list. It’s Giulia on 7th Street across from The Bloc.  Giulia serves up Italian Fusion cuisine for lunch and dinner, but they also serve up an absolutely decadent Sunday … Continue reading

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SPRINGTIME IN NEW YORK CAFE SERVES UP CLASSIC DINER FOOD INCLUDING AWESOME SEASONED STEAK CUT FRIES

The other night we were bar-hopping around DTLA and decided we needed some food. We ended up in Springtime in New York Cafe at the corner of 6th and Spring.  First off, the service was great.  The cashier could not … Continue reading

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SLIPPER CLUTCH IS A FUNKY HIDDEN BAR IN THE BACK OF ANOTHER BAR IN DTLA

Okay, we all love finding a hidden bar, right?  Whether it’s in a back alley, down in a basement, or behind a secret door… we love hidden bars.  DTLA already has The Varnish, Birds and Bees and Crane’s Bar to … Continue reading

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MR. MASALA INDIAN RESTAURANT TAKING OVER FORMER EJ’S BITES LOCATION

DTLA is getting a new Indian restaurant.  A sign is now hanging outside the former EJ’S Bites location on Figueroa, just north of Olympic Boulevard in South Park.  The space has been empty for a few months since EJ’s Bite’s shut … Continue reading

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KAI JAPANESE ROOTS IN DTLA’S SPRING ARCADE IS A FEAST FOR THE EYES

Have you heard the expression that we “eat with our eyes?”  Research shows that if food is visually appealing, it’s more appetizing.  Well, if that is really true, you will love the food at Kai Japanese Roots in DTLA’s Spring … Continue reading

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HEY WINE LOVERS! SHOP LOCAL AND CHECK OUT WINE STOP IN DTLA’S ARTS DISTRICT

Are you a wine lover in DTLA?  Well, then you need to check out Wine Stop in DTLA’s Arts District.  It’s a cute little wine shop on Santa Fe Avenue, just north of the 10 freeway. Wine Stop has an … Continue reading

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