Category Archives: DTLA Restaurant

MIKKELLER BAR IS A BEER HALL AND RESTAURANT IN THE CENTER OF DTLA’S FASTEST GROWING NEIGHBORHOOD

DTLAexplorer first told you about Mikkeller Bar back in January 2016.  Well, after a long wait, what’s touted as “the best beer bar in Los Angeles” is now open.  Mikkeller Bar is located at the corner of Olympic and Hill, … Continue reading

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MIXT RESTAURANT SHOULD BE “MIXED” INTO YOUR DTLA LUNCH LOCATION ROTATION

When it comes to lunch in DTLA, I have a routine.  I don’t have a lot of time so I end up going to the same few restaurants over and over.  I have always walked past a restaurant called Mixt … Continue reading

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CORNER BAKERY CAFE IN DTLA’S CALIFORNIA PLAZA SERVES UP GOOD FOOD, GREAT OUTDOOR SEATING, BUT SKIMPS ON THE AVOCADO

Corner Bakery Café is a national restaurant franchise with locations across the country. Two of those locations are in DTLA.  The newest has been open in the California Plaza on Grand Avenue for almost a year now, and I finally decided … Continue reading

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GET YOUR BARBECUE FIX AT BELLE BELLE’S CUE… BEFORE THEY SELL OUT!

DTLA lost one restaurant, but gained another.  A few months ago Lobsta Shack restaurant at Cesar Chavez and Grand closed up shop, but the new Belle Belle’s Cue opened up in it’s place.  Belle Belle’s Cue specializes in wood fired … Continue reading

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NICKEL DINER IS A CLASSIC AMERICAN DINER SMACK IN THE MIDDLE OF DTLA

I’ve lived in DTLA for years, and for some reason I have never walked on the sidewalk in front of Nickel Diner on Main Street.  I’ve walked past it while on the other side of the street, but never past … Continue reading

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THE BRIKS RESTAURANT SERVES UP ONE FUNKY BRUNCH

DTLAexplorer first told you about The Briks restaurant back in April 2015.  If you have not been there yet, here’s yet another reason you need to check this place out… the Funky Brunch.  The Briks serves up some an amazing breakfast/lunch … Continue reading

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KAI JAPANESE ROOTS RESTAURATN SET TO OPEN “VERY SOON” IN DTLA’S SPRING ARCADE BUILDING

We are waiting.  Although the signs say “Coming Soon” and “January 2017” the new KAI Japanese Roots restaurant in the Spring Arcade Building is not yet open.  The restaurant’s Instagram page says “Coming VERY soon,” but there is no official … Continue reading

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BANDITOS TACOS & TEQUILA WAS AWESOME… WITH THE EXCEPTION OF ONE THING!

The other night we decided to take a road trip… that just means we jumped in the car instead of walking.  We headed to Banditos Tacos & Tequila on Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, just south of the Coliseum.  It’s … Continue reading

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WHITE BOY TACOS GETS A PERMANENT HOME IN DTLA

For about a year, Ben McMillan set up his White Boy Taco cart along Broadway in DTLA catering to the hungry late-night munchie crowd and the neighborhood homeless population.  He used Instagram and other social media platforms to alert people … Continue reading

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PRANK BAR NOW OPEN IN DTLA’S SOUTH PARK… NO JOKE!

DTLA’s South Park neighborhood has a new bar, and although the place is called Prank, it’s no joke.  It’s located on the corner of 11th and Hope in the base of the Luma residential building.  This 2,800-square-foot space has been … Continue reading

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