Category Archive: Eateries

Mar 26

Nickel Diner (Downtown LA)


Nickel Diner is a food joint with a trendy, retro atmosphere populated with some hipsters and others who found their way to Skid Row and are afraid to go outside.  One of these is not true… or not.  I came here with a friend late one night, and didn’t realize how close it really was …

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Jan 21

Dog Haus (Alhambra)


The missy and I came here to use up a Groupon that I had.  “Gourmet hot dogs”?  Psh… what an oxymoron.  Quite pleasantly surprised, I was not disappointed. The location is off of Chapel and Main Street in Alhambra, very easy to see.  The parking was not bad the day I went, but I think …

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Sep 05

Sura Korean BBQ


I wanted one of my friends to try something that he hasn’t had before, so I decided to bring him to a place that I’ve been to a long time ago.  Now back when I came here, it was over two years ago.  I have to admit, the food quality has improved greatly since then. …

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Sep 04

Kimmie’s Coffee Cup

Chicken Salad Sandwich with Fruit

My friends and I stopped by this place to take a break from the Orange International Street Fair, which was happening directly outside of this little brunch shop.  We didn’t realize that bratwurst was a staple of every single country at the fair, so we were looking for something a little healthier than sausages. The …

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May 28

Maru Maki

From left to right: Baked Lobster Roll, Awesome Roll, Double S Roll

I’ve been to this restaurant three times now.  The first time we went, my roommate and I decided to order online and take it home.  Big mistake.  There are two prices for all their menu items.  They have a full-price takeout menu, so sushi rolls can end up costing up to $13 each.  And they …

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