Street Food // LA Style

You may have seen Brun’s Creole Kitchen set up at the Altadena Farmers Market, filling bellies at Footsies, or even over at The Short Stop. From bánh mì po’ boys stuffed with fish sauce coleslaw to jamabalya and a perfectly spiced gumbo, it’s one of my favorite food stands and honestly, I’d thought I had everything […]


This Wednesday, our favorite gentlemen over at Weltenbuerger are launching their new ongoing series, SOULSEEK. The new night at The Lash in DTLA is sponsored by the new  WELTENBUERGER MUSIC platform, which pursues to promote music and sub-genres tightly knit to the Weltenbuerger aesthetic.  (Read: West African rhythms to throbbing post-industrial techno.) Preview sounds on here. RSVP here. Shop for […]

Light Up The Night // East Side Goes Global

On Thursday, December 5th, East Side Jews joins with AJWS‘ Global Circle to bring you LIGHT UP THE NIGHT. Wrap up your Hanukkah with stories, drinks and nosh. Your $18 ticket includes wine and beer (generously provided by local brewery Golden Road) plus snacks, and they’ll have the Ruben Truck out front for guests with more […]

The Day After // Juice it

Listing things is hugely popular this time of year, and who am I to break tradition? Rather than think about any more food, I’m going to go with juice. Delicious, delicious cleansing juice, because the thought of chewing anything after yesterday’s indulgence seems like a terrible idea.  Below, you’ll find 7 great and not so […]

I’m a Mess // Mess Hall

Simply walking into Mess Hall makes me happy. Located in the historic building which most recently housed Louise’s, it’s a lofty space complete with an outdoor fire pit, an oyster bar and a couple of flat screens strategically placed out of the way for people who can’t eat without team sports. (Also, it makes me feel […]


Just to be clear, listening to “Sailing” will make you feel so great you might say, “Fuck it,” and decide to quit whatever it is you want to quit and just go for it.  This moment of triumph will lead to an immediate drive down the PCH or Ocean Parkway depending on what coast you’re […]