Posts Tagged ‘Bar’

September 13, 2007 4

Dan Sung Sa (Koreatown)

By in 07: Mid-Wilshire

I passed by this Korean Pub often, it’s hard to miss because of the Kim Jong Il mural painting above the sign. For a long time I didn’t know what this place was called except calling it the “Kim Jong Il pub”. One night I finally ventured inside with 2 friends to grab some late […]

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June 17, 2007 Off

Tiki-ti (Sunset Blvd.)

By in 05: Silver Lake + Echo Park

We have a new entry by guest writer Jon: Tiki-ti is a unique little bar for a couple of reasons. 1) It was founded by the current owner’s father not long after prohibition ended and was reportedly where the Mai Tai was first invented. 2) It is one of the few bars in LA where […]

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May 1, 2007 4

Cantina La Guadalupana and food court (Mexico City: Coyoacan)

By in 02: Mexico

We were still full from the brunch but we had to go check out Cantina La Guadalupana. Established since 1932, it’s known to be a frequent hang out of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera. Love the authentic traditional cantina interior (the bar! the stairs to the bathroom! the stain glass on the bathroom doors!), crowded […]

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January 27, 2007 5

Opus Restaurant (Wilshire)

By in 07: Mid-Wilshire

I’ve heard much of about the renewed Opus Restaurant (formerly a bar and grilled, it’s now under new management and chef) and their moderate priced multiple courses tasting menu. My friend and I went to try their new Tuesday Baco Night (available at bar side only). We asked for wine tasting. The chef has just […]

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June 6, 2006 Off

Magnolia (Sunset Blvd)

By in 08: Hollywood

Danielle treat me lunch here since I helped her with the design of her business card. I’ve been here few times before, see here and here. I’ve gotten bored with their menu already (usual flare of rather predictable pasta and sandwiches). So I ordered the appetizer Ahi Tuna Tartare (yes yes a usual flare for […]