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


While researching brunch spots with seating in a courtyard, I stopped upon Ledlow. This French restaurant had the indulgent eats and atmosphere. The menu was decadent and thus I ordered with my eyes and not my stomach, a typical occurrence. Some of the musts, crumpets with jam and butter, flaky and warm, straight out of the oven. The … Continue reading Terrine