There’s no denying that Sichuan food is hot these days, and tonight we visited one of the slightly lesser known contenders in the SGV. Hip Hot is the work of Chef/Owner “Tiana” Tiantian Qiu, and stands out from the rest for its emphasis on seafood (which generally isn’t super well represented in the cuisine). About the Ch
My latest yakiniku craving brought me to Tamaen, which had been on my “to-eat” list for a while now. The place was opened circa 2003 by Chef/Owner Masafumi Higashiyama, who’d actually worked at the original Tamaen in Osaka. Sometime around 2016, the restaurant was purchased by Kengo Kuba’s K&K International, a wholes
Situated in the heart of Silver Lake, LA’s newest Mexican contender soft-opened at the start of August (the grand opening was September 1st). Named after a Mexican horror film starring a shark, Tintorera is a modern, seafood-focused joint from Mexico City chef Maycoll Calderón, who’s best known for his grill-heavy eatery Huset in th