Posts tagged "Los Angeles"
Lou Wine Bar Says Farwell.

Lou Wine Bar Says Farwell.

I got sad news that the coolest wine bar in Los Angeles LOU will be saying farewell.  This place is/was the bomb.  I am not sure what is behind Lou’s decision to say goodby to LOU but L.A. and the world are loosing a treasure.  From Lou: Dear friends, I am selling my wine bar....
Musso & Frank Grill:  Old Hollywood Glamour Alive and Well

Musso & Frank Grill: Old Hollywood Glamour Alive and Well

There is a scene in Stanley Kubrick’s movie The Shinning where Jack Torrance, played by Jack Nicholson, steps back in time to an old glamorous bar.  I cannot help but think of that epic scene every time I set foot in Musso & Frank Grill (the official website) in Los Angeles.  Upon entering, you are...
Do Bianchi, Sotto, & the Pursuit of the New

Do Bianchi, Sotto, & the Pursuit of the New

We found ourselves in L.A. again.  And since we were in L.A. we were back at Sotto.  Most importantly we were there because it was my friend Jeremey Parzen’s (author of Do Bianchi) last stint there before taking a hiatus back in Austin with his wife Tracey P. in order for them to await the...
Sotto: Italy in the U.S. of L.A.

Sotto: Italy in the U.S. of L.A.

Lately I have often been wondering why I have failed to be impressed by the food at a lot of places that get a lot of hype. Sure good wine can often carry a mediocre meal, but what happens when the food goes beyond, and the wine happens to go beyond as well. I tell...
Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

We touched down at LAX International and after a bit of this and that we headed to the mecca of the Los Angles wine bar scene, LOU.  By it’s own accord, LOU is located in a “tasteful” strip mall on Vine and Melrose, known as Melrose Place, just like the TV show (coincidence?).  It is...