The Oinkster Hollywood

April 26, 2014

I’ve been meaning to eat at The Oinkster for a few years – but Eagle Rock isn’t exactly around the corner from me. But now their new Hollywood location is! Located in the old Sushi Hiroba space on Vine Street above Melrose, a counter and casual dining space have replaced the old Sushi-Go-Round. The Oinkster […]

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Passover at Canter’s

April 16, 2014

I can’t believe it’s been 4 years since we’ve eaten at Canter’s… …after seeing it on the Mad Men premiere, the seed was planted. I thought it’d be fun to go for Passover… …plus I’m still sick, and really wanted Matzo Ball Soup. This is the Mish Mosh, which comes with Bagel Chips, Rice, Noodles… […]

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Glazed Donut Bistro

April 12, 2014

Glazed Donut Bistro opened in West Hollywood earlier this year and invited me in for a sampling. It’s a place where you can drink alcohol/eat gourmet donuts until 2am; I came at a more reasonable hour, skipped the booze… …and went straight for brunch. They have Stumptown coffee too – this is Jordan’s Mexican Latte. […]

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Newmami Burger

March 27, 2014

Oh, Umami Burger – it’s been too long – far too long! There are some new things on the menu since our last visit in September, including a new vegetarian option – “The Sloppy Mami,” a vegetarian take on the Sloppy Joe with lentils, mushrooms, tomatoes, cream, cheddar, onion, and jalapeños. Delicious, and indeed MESSY. […]

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Universal Studios Hollywood

March 15, 2014

We never visit Universal Studios Hollywood, even though it’s not too far AND Abe edited The Simpsons Ride. Today, we came back to honor his work (and birthday, on the 18th). (He put together all the videos you watch while waiting on line.) The perfect breakfast for our group of 7 – a giant pink […]

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