Zinque West Hollywood

May 15, 2014

Zinque now has another location in West Hollywood, right across from the Pacific Design Center. Christina invited me for a mid-week lunch (FYI they’re pretty much open all day long.) Just like the Venice original, there’s plenty of wine… …and coffee! Along with our Pig/Zinque themed beverages, we were served Banh Mi… …sliced hard boiled […]

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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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