The Hart & The Hunter

I heard about Chefs Brian Dunsmoor and Kris Tominaga a few weeks ago when I learned of their pop-up kitchen in Venice, Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing. Unfortunately, they closed the kitchen even before I got the chance to try them out.

When I heard that they had opened a brick and mortar restaurant at the core of Melrose Shopping District, I decided I must try it out as soon as I could.

The first floor of Pali hotel plays host to The Hart and The Hunter. The restaurant features a Southern-inspired menu that has rapidly gained a good reputation. Luckily my friends had heard about the restaurant too and wanted to try it out as well.…

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Ricky’s Fish Tacos

Well, I simply cannot recall the number of times friends have recommended Ricky’s Fish Tacos, and I have blatantly and stubbornly ignored them. However, two reasons justified my lack of interest; firstly, I loathe fish which means that anything to do with fish automatically loses my attention.

Ultimately, I ignored Ricky’s Twitter feed; a decision I regret because had I not ignored it. I would have known earlier that they also sell shrimp tacos which I love.

Secondly, Ricky’s Fish Tacos old location comprised of a cart and some seats. As a matter of fact, one could have mistaken it for a social gathering of sorts; say a church meeting or a family gathering.

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The First Annual LA Street Food Festival

While people were looking forward to a romantic weekend of candle-lit dinners, roses and chocolates, I was thinking about how I was going to attend arguably the biggest street food event of the first quarter of the year; the first annual L.A Street Food Festival.

The event went down on Saturday the 13th of February, and it was a perfect way for people to usher in the romance of Valentines. I managed to convince my boyfriend to attend the event (which wasn’t too hard given how much he loves food trucks). He also managed to convince two of his friends; Rick and Tom to attend the event alongside us.

Where Was It and How Much Was It?

The first edition of the LA Street Food Fest was held at the LA Center Studios with tickets going for $5 for general admission entry and a cool $30 for VIP entry.…

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The Oinkster

I love food, and I am constantly on the lookout for new restaurants and food joints to satisfy my craving for good food. Recently, one joint that I have heard about a lot is The Oinkster.

I have seen it featured on Food Network’s Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives where Guy Fieri is the host. I have also seen it in the “Hot on Yelp” section of Yelp, and it got featured on a list of the best burger places in Los Angeles. Curious to know what the fuss is all about, I decided to take a detour (with my colleague) after work and sample The Oinkster.

Andre Guerrero owns this restaurant, located at 2005 Colorado Boulevard, Eagle Rock. It was my first time there but finding it was a walk in the park. The simple decor of the restaurant, the clean interior, and the friendly service impressed us.…

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