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IS DTLA GETTING A BOSSA NOVA BRAZILIAN RESTAURANT?

It looks like DTLA may be getting a Bossa Nova Brazilian restaurant.  The Public Notice of Application to Sell Alcoholic Beverages is posted at 321 West Olympic Boulevard… and the applicant is Bossa Nova Inc.  Our fingers are crossed!  The … Continue reading

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THANKS TO BELLA FROZEN YOGURT YOU DON’T HAVE TO GO ALL THE WAY TO DISNEYLAND TO GET A DOLE WHIP

One of my favorite foods at Disneyland is the Dole Whip from the Juice Bar next to the Enchanted Tiki Room.  Well, now I can get my Dole Whip fix without driving all the way to Anaheim thanks to Bella … Continue reading

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INKO NITO RESTAURANT SERVES UP UNCONVENTIONAL JAPANESE ROBATAYAKI IN DTLA’S ARTS DISTRICT

Are you looking for some place new to eat in DTLA?  Well, you need to head to Inko Nito in the Arts District.  The restaurant serves up “unconventional Japanese robatayaki.”  I don’t really know what that means either.  I can … Continue reading

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LA PAPUSA SERVES UP AUTHENTIC EL SALVADORIAN FOOD IN DTLA

Are you familiar with a pupusa?  It’s a traditional Salvadorian dish made of a thick corn tortilla stuffed with a savory filling.  Well, if you have not had one, you don’t have to travel to El Salvadore to get one… … Continue reading

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CRAVING A PEANUT BUTTER & JELLY SANDWICH? HEAD TO DTLA’S GRAND CENTRAL MARKET

Everyone loves peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, right?  Well, that’s what the people behind the PBJ.LA stand in Grand Central Market are hoping.  The sleek new counter opened a few months serving up the “Old School” sandwich made up of … Continue reading

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

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 … 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 … Continue reading

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

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 … Continue reading

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THE URBAN OVEN HEATS UP THE DTLA PIZZA WARS

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 … 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 … Continue reading

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