SORA SERVES UP CONVEYOR BELT SUSHI WITH AN AMAZING VIEW OF DTLA FROM 69TH FLOOR OF WILSHIRE GRAND

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Conveyor belt sushi is nothing to get excited about, right?  Well, when that conveyor belt is circling the spectacular views from the 69th floor of the Wilshire Grand… WOW, suddenly conveyor belt sushi is awesome again!  Sora is the new sushi restaurant inside the newly opened InterContinental Hotel in DTLA.  The space give you a breathtaking view to the north.  First you look at the tops of the DTLA skyline, then you look further and spot Dodger Stadium, Glendale, Pasadena… the views are endless.  Continue reading

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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 dined there on a Monday night, and the place was packed.  Little Sister serves Southeast Asian inspired food that is delicious, and if you haven’t eaten there yet stop reading and make your reservations now.   Continue reading

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

20170617_155001Are 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 7th Streets.  According to the owners, “Meatzilla was created to answer the call of individuals looking for a classic hamburger in DTLA at an affordable price point. With all the new awesome restaurants coming in, sometimes you just need a quick and simple burger to satisfy.” 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:

20170507_132723There is still no official opening date for the new Earl of Sandwich restaurant in the Water Court of California Plaza.  The signs in the window read “Spring 2017” so hopefully the place opens any day now.  I am craving the Full Montagu sandwich made with roast beef, turkey, Swiss and cheddar cheeses, lettuce, tomato and mustard sauce!

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

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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 hidden gardens at the Walt Disney Concert Hall, but the new California Friendly Demonstration Gardens at the John Ferraro Building are worth visiting. Continue reading

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GIULIA RESTAURANT DISHES UP DELICIOUS CHICKEN AND WAFFLES DURING SUNDAY BRUNCH

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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 Brunch.  We were invited to taste many of the items on the brunch menu this past Sunday, and get 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 have been nicer.  After placing our orders, we sat outside in the patio area to do some people watching.  When our food was ready, they brought it out to us.  So friendly! 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 name a few… but there’s a new one to add to the list. It’s called Slipper Clutch and it’s tucked away in the back of Bar Clacson on Broadway.  In the back of Bar Clacson there is a doorway marked by a neon sign that touts “High Balls.” Continue reading

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

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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 down without warning in April.  The new restaurant is call Mr. Masala.  There is still a lot of work to be done inside the restaurant.  Right now, there is no official opening date.  The sign just reads “coming soon.” Continue reading

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

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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 Arcade.  This place serves up some of the most beautiful dishes ever.  Kai Japanese Roots specializes in sushi and robata, but also serves up some original dishes like Japanese Nachos and Japanese French Fries.  Every dish that comes out of the kitchen is more beautiful than the last. Continue reading

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