Tag Archives: Downtown LA Restaurant

DTLAMEN RAMEN TAKING OVER FORMER ALMA RESTAURANT LOCATION… AND GIVING AWAY FREE RAMEN TO CELEBRATE

Everyone loves free food, right?  Well, the people behind a new restaurant opening in DTLA are giving away free ramen to celebrate their opening.  The place is a ramen bar called dtLAmen.  It is taking over the space that was once Alma on … Continue reading

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TAKE A TRIP TO SONORATOWN IN DTLA FOR SOME DELICIOUS MEXICAN FOOD

There are lots of taquerias in and around Downtown Los Angeles that serve Mexican food. Many of them dish up the same old things, but the menu at the new restaurant called Sonoratown is different.  Sonoratown is a taqueria that … Continue reading

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THE COUNTER SERVES UP SOME AWESOME TATER TOTS… IN ADDITION TO THEIR SIGNATURE BURGERS

Several years ago, when we moved to Downtown Los Angeles we celebrated at The Counter, a burger chain restaurant across from Macy’s on 7th Street.  It was our first neighborhood restaurant as official DTLA residents.  The Counter is easily overlooked … Continue reading

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7TH STREET CAFE SERVES UP DECADENT COMFORT FOOD LIKE MAC & CHEESE BURGERS AND CHICKEN & WAFFLES ON A STICK

Remember Hummus Republic on 7th Street just  east of Broadway?  Well, it’s shut down, but it’s been replaced with 7th Street Cafe.  The name 7th Street Cafe sounds a little boring, but its menu is not. The menu is filled … Continue reading

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MEZCALERO ON BROADWAY SERVES UP AWESOME TACOS AND THE BEST MARGARITAS IN DTLA

There’s a new restaurant/bar on Broadway, just south of 5th Street.  It’s called Mezcalero… and it’s awesome.  DTLAexplorer was excited to get invited to preview the menu before the official grand opening on Friday.  The place specializes in all things … Continue reading

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THERE’S A ROOFTOP RESTAURANT & BAR ON SANTEE ALLEY CALLED BABY LOBSTER SEAFOOD & GRILL

  When you think about Santee Alley you probably don’t think about restaurants, right? Well, did you know there was a rooftop restaurant and bar called Baby Lobster Seafood & Grill that overlooks the alley?  It’s a great place to … Continue reading

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GO ON A CULINARY “EXCURSION” AT DTLA’S WEEKLY POP-UP RESTAURANT ANT.

Monday nights are kind of quiet in DTLA.  Well, until now thanks to ANT.  It’s a weekly DTLA dining event that only happens on Monday nights.  ANT is the creation of chef Giacomo Dalmonte.  His experimental dining experience is made … Continue reading

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THE SECRET TO BYPASSING THE LINE AT THE ORIGINAL PANTRY CAFE ON WEEKENDS

I’m going to share a secret with you.  Okay, maybe it’s not a real secret, but not everyone knows about it.  If you have ever decided to eat breakfast at the Original Pantry on a Saturday or Sunday, you probably had … Continue reading

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COLORI KITCHEN SHOULD NOT BE OVERLOOKED WHEN LOOKING FOR ITALIAN FOOD IN DOWNTOWN L.A.

Craving Italian food in DTLA?  Don’t forget about Colori Kitchen in the Historic District neighborhood. You have probably walked past the place many times.  It’s on the north side of 8th Street between Dunkin’ Donuts and the Golden Gopher.  This … Continue reading

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CLEO RESTAURANT IS A DELICIOUS ADDITION TO L.A. LIVE

Yesterday, I didn’t think I was a fan of Mediterranean restaurants, but after having dinner last night at the new Cleo restaurant in L.A. Live, that has changed.  First off… the redesigned space that was once The Farm of Beverly … Continue reading

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