Under the Moorish ceiling of the Millennium Biltmore Hotel’s Rendezvous Court, high tea has begun. The gentle notes of a piano fill the room as trays of steaming teacups and bubbling Champagne float to …
For those unfamiliar with the wide swath of activity and interest being generated by chef Jose Andres over the years, a simple recap can be challenging.
The large flux of women-owned businesses at ROW DTLA is no coincidence.
Kat Dym has fond memories of listening to Ray Charles with her father as a child.
After years of closure in the wake of the pandemic, Downtown rooftop venue Top of the Hub, formerly known as the Wilshire Loft, will reopen its 10,000-square-foot event space with a ribbon-cut…
Ramen grew 120% last year, and Jinya Ramen Bar is banking on growth this year.
Nestled in the heart of the Toy District sits an immaculately curated resale boutique. Upon first glance, the store appears sleek and organized with good quality resale fashion items. But as y…
Downtown Center Business Improvement District (DCBID) is ringing in 2023 with an adventure — to discover 23 fan-favorite Downtown LA businesses and experiences featuring entertainment, nightli…
For some cynics, the annual observance of St. Valentine’s Day is an exercise concocted to benefit the greeting card and florist industries. For others, it’s an opportunity to acknowledge the p…
From the time Patricia Kong was a little girl, she knew she wanted to be a teacher.
After 40 years with Pilgrim School in Los Angeles, coach Mike Sarafian recently said farewell to his students and staff.
Fall is around the corner, and this means that soon parents will start shopping for back-to-school items and preparing their children for the first day of school. While the last year has been …
The first day of school is on August 16, 2021, and for many families of the Los Angeles Unified School District, the recent uptick in the number of positive COVID cases in the Los Angeles regi…
Mastro’s Ocean Club has just wrapped up a month in DTLA, marking the ninth California location for the high-end seafood eatery.
Go Little Tokyo’s seventh annual Delicious Little Tokyo returns to Downtown Los Angeles on Saturday, June 25, and Sunday, June 26, for immersive two-day event that presents new ways to indulge in authentic culinary and cultural experiences.
A sense of relief and renewal pervades Downtown.
When the foundation for Good Eggs was laid over a decade ago, the idea on which the organic grocery delivery service was built was revolutionary and groundbreaking, according to current CEO Bentley Hall.
After two successful years in Old Town Pasadena, Kaviar Sushi Bar’s elevated sushi experience is heading to Downtown Los Angeles this summer in the Arts District.
A restaurant, an art gallery and an architectural firm have come together to create The Art Room in Downtown LA.
Freehand Los Angeles recently reopened its destination restaurant and bar, The Exchange, with chef Narita Santos at the helm.
To the owners of the Orleans and York Deli on Spring Street, projecting an enduring and ambitious spirit in the face of hardship is something familiar.
LA Plaza Cocina opened as a dedicated museum for Mexican and Mexican American cuisine, celebrating cultural history and traditional culinary practices through food, exhibitions and a teaching kitchen.
Salman Agah has long offered vegetarian selections at his Downtown Arts District restaurant Pizzanista.
Chef Erin Detroit Vesey wanted to create a space where the communities in her life would be welcome — whether they were bike riders or members of the queer community.
Chef Sang Yoon opened his third Father’s Office in January 2020 and barely gained traction before the pandemic lockdown.
A traditional American foodie treasure will be honored with National Fried Chicken Sandwich Day on Tuesday, Nov. 9.
As Downtown slowly grows back to life from the harsh blight of the pandemic, the Ace Hotel on Broadway and its adjoining operation The Theatre at Ace Hotel are among the first green shoots of hope.
Petite Peso occupies a tiny storefront on Seventh Street in the jewelry district. Open for breakfast and lunch, the nouvelle Filipino café launched in April last year, just as everyone was adjusting to the “new normal” of the pandemic lockdown. It also represented the first independent ventu…