Favorite Restaurants



"Little Jewel of New Orleans"
Restaurant AND Grocery
207 Ord Street, Los Angeles, CA  90012


Irv's Burgers
The Hong family creates the iconic California hamburgers and fries
from scratch, fresh ground beef, whole potatoes, cooked to order.
7998-C Santa Monica Blvd.  West Hollywood, CA  90046

U2 Korean Barbecue
Newly remodeled, the most exquisite Korean Barbecue in LA
3377 W. Olympic Blvd. (at Gramercy Place)  Los Angeles, CA  90019

Empress Pavilion
Legendary Dim Sum
988 N. Hill Street (in Bamboo Plaza, entrance on Bernard St.)  Los Angeles, CA  90012

If you can't get to Irv's, it's the next best thing.
Multiple locations

Jacks N Joe
A great place for breakfast, till mid afternoon
2498 S. Figueroa St.  Los Angeles, CA  90007

La Valentina Mexican Grille
Great food, reasonable prices, easy parking
2719 Vermont Ave.  Los Angeles, CA 90007

El Cholo Mexican Restaurant
Old Mexico elegance in the heart of Los Angeles
1121 S. Western Ave.  Los Angeles, CA  900006

Versailles Cuban Restaurants
Los Angeles, Culver City, Encino, Manhattan Beach California

Taylor's Steak House
L.A.s finest Steak House since 1953, and surprisingly reasonable.
3361 W. 8th Street, Los Angeles, CA  90005

Paris Baguette Bakery
Exquisite and exotic baked goods like you've never seen before.
Locations in Southern CA and worldwide, check the web site

Manmi Bakery
The best cakes and other baked goods, reasonable prices
869 S. Western Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90005
And other Southern CA locations, check Google

Spring Street Barbecue
Excellent Southern Barbecue
640 N. Spring St.  Los Angeles, CA  90012

San Pedro Fish Market & Restaurant
A real fish market, on the channel of the Los Angeles harbor.
Very fresh & Very reasonable, great family place.
Ports O Call Village, 1190 Nagoya Way, Berth 78, San Pedro, CA  90731

Rose Cafe & Market
A westside institution, casual elegance, reasonable prices, great service.
220 Rose Ave.  Venice, CA  90291

The Sunset Restaurant in Malibu
Casual Elegance for Lunch & Dinner
6800 Westward Beach Road, Malibu, CA  90265

Inn of the Seventh Ray
Topanga Canyon's Iconic hidaway.  (not cheap)
128 Old Topanga Canyon Road  Topanga, CA  90290