Kozy Kar Bar Kozy Kar Bar

Kozy Kar Bar

When a friend told me that he’d been to a bar that peppered porn clips into shows from 70s television series, I immediately said “WE NEED TO GO THERE, NOW.”

Bars & Nightlife / Food & Drink Reviews / San Francisco: June 2015 / Nob Hill
Stella Barra Santa Monica Stella Barra Santa Monica

Stella Barra Santa Monica

Stella Barra Santa Monica’s delicious food and ambiance made for a great night to celebrate our mutual successes – in food and in life.

Food & Drink Reviews / New American / Santa Monica
Craftsman and Wolves Craftsman and Wolves

Craftsman and Wolves

The sights, sound and aromas from Craftsman and Wolves kitchen were almost overwhelming in their sensual pleasures.

Coffee Shops & Bakeries / Food & Drink Reviews / San Francisco: June 2015 / Mission Dolores
Mrs Fish Supper Club and Lounge Mrs Fish Supper Club and Lounge

Mrs Fish Supper Club and Lounge

Mrs Fish meets all of the sensory desires I could want from a Downtown venue. The food is delicious, the drinks are well crafted and the music is top notch.

Bars & Nightlife / Food & Drink Reviews / New American / Downtown Los Angeles / Pershing Square
Public School 818 Public School 818

Public School 818

We first met at Bar Augustine, but quickly came to Public School 818 after their food service ended. Crispy naked wings with Parmesan truffle fries from their late night happy hour menu, paired with a pint of Peanut Butter Milk Stout by Belching Beaver soon followed.

Food & Drink Reviews / Gastropubs / Sherman Oaks
The Boy & The Bear The Boy & The Bear

The Boy & The Bear

A delicious cappuccino served in an open, expansive cafe within glimpse of the Pacific Ocean? This Southern Californian dream is real at this modern Redondo Beach coffee house.

Coffee Shops & Bakeries / Food & Drink Reviews / Redondo Beach
Eagle Rafting Eagle Rafting

Eagle Rafting

Yes, Eagle Rafting has stellar reviews on numerous websites. Yes, I know that the owner’s heart is in the right place. However, some of the guides need to stick to a script instead of going off on offensive political rants during important safety speeches.

Activities / Bakersfield: May 2017 / Explore / Kernville
Gracias Madre Gracias Madre

Gracias Madre

If you go – be prepared to ball hard – over vegetables. Tasty and delicious vegetables.

Food & Drink Reviews / Mexican / Vegetarian & Vegan / West Hollywood
Mare Melrose Mare Melrose

Mare Melrose

Located – literally – through the back door of Greenspan’s Grilled Cheese, Mare Melrose is a classy European inspired delight.

Food & Drink Reviews / Seafood / Fairfax District
CharHouse BBQ & Grill CharHouse BBQ & Grill

CharHouse BBQ & Grill

Wanting to get out of the Valley, inspiration led me to Oak Park. My stomach then led me to The CharHouse BBQ & Grill for lunch.

Barbecue / Food & Drink Reviews / Oak Park


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