Category Archives: DTLA Restaurant

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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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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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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CLEO RESTAURANT SERVES UP AN AWESOME SUNDAY BRUNCH WITH A BUILD-YOUR-OWN BLOODY MARY BAR

It’s no secret that DTLAexplorer.com is a fan of Cleo restaurant in L.A. Live.  We just love the place.  Well, now there is another reason to love the place even more… Sunday Brunch!  Cleo serves up an awesome brunch menu … Continue reading

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VAKA BURGERS WORKING ON DEAL TO OPEN UP RESTAURANT IN DTLA

Okay, I have some good news and some bad news.  First, the bad news… Vaka Burgers is closing up their Boyle Heights location, you know, the one inside the Ramirez Liquor store on Olympic Boulevard.  They will be out of … Continue reading

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WORK UP AN APPETITE BY WALKING TO LOS ANGELES STATE HISTORIC PARK, THEN EAT AT NICK’S CAFE, A CLASSIC AMERICAN DINER IN DTLA

  I’ve lived in DTLA for years, and I’ve driven past Nick’s Cafe on North Spring Street dozens of times, but I have never eaten there.  I guess it’s because Nick’s is on the very north end of DTLA, so … Continue reading

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