Located in Venice, away from Abbot Kinney and the insane Bird riders, is Wallflower - an Indonesian restaurant with upscale street food. I loved being able to share a plethora of dishes with my party, and the spices that paired with each plate. My favorite dishes were the crunchy corn fritters, the whole fried Branzino, … Continue reading Wallflower


Located in Brentwood, across from the Country Mart, lies Nagao, a quaint sushi bar. The dishes are large, authentic, and come out quick. The extensive menu and flavor makes up for the no-frills service. My go-to order includes the Cajun Tuna Sashimi, big enough to share with a party of four, and the Moonlight #2, … Continue reading Nagao


When you can't get into Gjelina or The Butcher's Daughter, head to Neighbor on Abbot Kinney for a menu of modern California dishes and a bustling outdoor patio. Order the Gjusta Grilled Bread with whipped honey butter and Local Burrata and allow the decadence to meld the two complementary dishes together. For the meat eater, … Continue reading Neighbor


You'll rarely find me on the East side these days, however, a good brunch tends to get me east of the 101. Dinette is situated off Sunset Blvd. in a little alcove, that surprisingly has some of the best LA staples. After a late night out downtown, your hangover will crave a crispy waffle, soaked … Continue reading Dinette