Suzy’s Posts

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 […]

Holiday (and beyond) Party Options

Now that the Thanksgiving turkey is well behind us, there’s still time to turn our attention to the holiday get-together!  We have been coordinating a monthly ladies luncheon for the last three years so we’ve got a pretty good list of great places to check out if you are thinking […]

Redbird–Foodie Birthday Lunch for September 2015

Downtown LA’s Redbird opened to much anticipation earlier this year and it has not disappointed, if all of the positive reviews are any indication.  When they opened for lunch service in April, we knew we wanted to try to arrange a lunch there and our wish came true for September. […]

Tour of LA Times Building and Lunch at Badmaash

Downtown Los Angeles has been becoming more and more accessible and exciting in recent years, not to mention being the place to be if you are a foodie!  However, for many of us who don’t work or live there already, it is still a bit intimidating and foreign.  There are […]

Commissary–August 2015 Foodie Birthday Lunch

A summer heat wave started just in time for our August lunch, and although it was a bit warm, the plant and light filled greenhouse (fortunately air-conditioned too) that houses Koreatown’s Commissary Restaurant on the second floor of the Line Hotel was the perfect compliment for the weather and our […]