Tag: DineLA

The Bellwether–Dine LA 2016

The Bellwether, in Studio City, was where we had our October Ladies’ Foodie Birthday group lunch (see post here).  It was great then and it has gotten even better since! This Dine LA dinner was actually an impromptu visit as earlier plans to go elsewhere fell through and we wanted […]

Pok Pok LA–Dine LA 2016

Chinatown’s new Pok Pok LA was the second of our January 2016 Dine LA visits.  This latest venture from Portland’s Andy Ricker was fun and bustling for a weekday lunch.  It was nice to see the old Mandarin Plaza have a little life again even though the vast majority of […]

Viviane at the Avalon Hotel–DineLA 2016

Viviane, the new restaurant at by Chef Michael Hung (previously at Faith & Flower) at the Avalon Hotel in Beverly Hills was the first of our Dine LA, January 2016 explorations.  Although it was an overcast day, the gloom couldn’t mask the fun, upbeat, mid-century modern vibe it exuded.  The […]

Jar Review. DineLA, January 2015

Chef Suzanne Tracht’s restaurant, Jar, has been in West Hollywood for 13 years, but I had not had the opportunity to go there until now. Sometimes, it takes something like DineLA to give that extra push to make the drive over the hill (since I live in the San Fernando […]