Fogo de Chao offers a one-of-a-kind Brazilian experience

Are you feeling like going into a food coma? Having a food baby? Gaining two pounds in one meal? If you answered yes to any (or all) of the above, then Fogo de Chao is where you want to go next. Fogo is located in 800 Figueroa Street, just a couple of minutes away from […]

DIY curried sweet potato soup

Coming to you this week just in time for the rainy weekend (and the reminder that elsewhere in the world, they have seasons): a soup puree that I hope will make your tastebuds dance and your heart rejoice. Seriously, I make a vat of this and then refrigerate/freeze so I can eat it for a […]

Bacaro L.A. is brimming with good taste

Located off of Hoover between 23rd and 24th St and packed tightly between other restaurants and cafes lies a hot spot for authentic, Italian cuisine. Being in walking distance (or a cheap Uber­able trip) from campus, Bacaro L.A. welcomes guests with a refined menu and a quaint, hip environment. The restaurant opened in 2008 and […]

L.A.’s oasis: Bar Nine coffee

Despite an abundance of study space on and off campus, it can become difficult to find that milieu that enhances your study experience. Sometimes, you just need that ambiance and space that gets your creativity and productivity going. Oftentimes, study space is thought to be synonymous with a boring, bland room or desk, but we […]

Innovative sandwiches: Grilled cheese and pesto

It’s Saturday night and you’ve decided you want to stay in. Finally a night to catch up on the mounds of homework you have for the week, or the job applications that you promised yourself you were going to submit today. Or maybe even stay in bed and binge watch on Netflix. Either way, you’re […]

Beware: Komodo Venice serves up dangerously good food

Prince is crooning in my ear as I write this. “You don’t have to be beautiful to turn me on.” But oh baby, does Venice Asian fusion eatery Komodo disagree. It was such a life changing experience that I started to use the word baby. Sorry, that was weird. But seriously, this new taco truck-turned-fast-casual-restaurant […]

Festive feasts for the New Year

Though we had Valentine’s Day to celebrate last week, Lunar New Year takes the spotlight this week. Also known as Chinese New Year, the date of the holiday follows the cycle of the moon, and doesn’t match up any one day. Instead, the date of the Lunar New Year switches each year, taking place somewhere […]

Ramen at Little Tokyo’s Manichi is worth raving about

After walking down the streets of Little Tokyo and inhaling the surrounding aromas of customary Asian dishes, my friends and I narrowed down our lunch plans to a good ramen place nearby. One of the best rated ramen places on the street had over an hour long wait, but just a few doors down we […]

Heaven is a place on Urth

When you think of the Los Angeles food scene, there are countless restaurants, lounges and cafes that come to mind. From Downtown, to the Westside, to Silver Lake, Angelenos have a multitude of options to choose from in terms of dining, drinks and overall sense of lifestyle. None, however, carry the clout and gravitas of […]

Chinese dishes to try at Yang Chow

Found in the heart of Chinatown, this small, yet bright restaurant made for a perfect pre-Valentine’s Friday night dinner. If you are looking to stuff yourself with traditional Chinese food, Yang Chow is definitely your place. Don’t expect too much in terms of appearance. The fact that they don’t focus as much on their physical […]