Tag Archives: Los Angeles

OMG! ABSINTHE AT L.A. LIVE WAS SO MUCH FUN… I WANT TO SEE IT AGAIN… AND AGAIN!

If you are offended by harsh language and scantily clad performers, then you need to run as far away from the Absinthe tent at L.A. Live as possible.  But if the thought of attending one of the most outrageous parties … Continue reading

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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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JOYMODE HAS EVERYTHING YOU WANT BUT DON’T HAVE SPACE FOR IN YOUR DTLA CLOSETS

We love everything about living in DTLA, but if we have one complaint, it would be that we don’t have enough storage space.  Well, the people at Joymode have come up with an awesome solution.  The Joymode motto is “Do … Continue reading

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WREN APARTMENTS NOW LEASING IN DTLA’S SOUTH PARK NEIGHBORHOOD

South Park is an incredibly special corner of Downtown Los Angeles. We’ve watched this neighborhood grow and change, slowly transforming the vibe of the larger Downtown area. Inspired by the energetic feel of this neighborhood, the WREN apartment complex has … Continue reading

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HOTEL FIGUEROA IS LOOKING FOR DTLA ARTISTS… PLUS HIRING FOR ALL POSITIONS

The people behind the reincarnation of the Hotel Figueroa have just launched an awesome campaign in search of Los Angeles artists!  In keeping with their dedication to the arts and continuing a time-honored tradition, Hotel Figueroa is seeking Los Angeles … 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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BACO MERCAT STILL ONE OF DTLA’S BEST RESTAURANTS

Baco Mercat opened back in 2011, and six years later it is still one of the best restaurants in DTLA.  While many restaurants have come and gone, Chef Josef Centeno has grown his DTLA restaurant portfolio.  His dining empire now … Continue reading

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