Ballast Point Brewery

San Diego’s famous Ballast Point has arrived in Long Beach in all of its glory: Taproom, Restaurant, and Award-Winning beers included. I’ve had the pleasure of visiting Ballast Point Brewery twice since it o...


I can't think of a better way to spend a Sunday than to be given the grand foodie tour of Stacked Restaurants in Thousand Oaks. I met with Nanette, the VP of Operations to film the second episode of Dudeletseat...

230 Forest

  If you live in Los Angeles chances are you've driven up the coast to Laguna Beach. This beautiful seaside village is a quintessential beach town where the dudes hang out in shorts most of year, surfer...

Public School 213

  Do you ever have that dream where you’re in high school or college, and it’s been four months and class is in session, and you know you’ve been skipping class?  And now, it’s time for the big test, an...

Smoke City Market

I had a great time living in Sherman Oaks. It was at a time when I had just moved back from Manhattan, and part of the reason I moved there was to ensure I have good variety of eats to choose from. This was whe...

Chronic Tacos

Southern California is the land of amazing Mexican food. We know this. Lately I've been on a Mexican food binge. It's a way of getting some international flavor without leaving my hometown.


Everyone has a place that can do no wrong.  No amount of half way decent service can make you dislike your Soft Spot place even a little.  For me, my favorite place to grab a custom, hot, fresh and highly customized burger is Fuddruckers.

Del Frisco’s Grille

Look no further, because you want to go to Del Frisco's Grille in Santa Monica.  Picture this.  You're sitting on the outside deck, watching the beautiful Santa Monica beach sunset.  Crowds cross the street en masse and you get the usual flow of pedestrian traffic: vacationers from the East Coast, who wear different styles from the vacationers from Europe, the locals out for a night of dinner and the beach bums coming back from a day at the beach.

Pink Taco

Los Angeles is the home of great American Mexican food.  It stems from a people, a culture, a climate, a way of life and a way that people get together. Chips, salsa and guacamole are especially good for hangin...

Baby Blues BBQ

The West Side has some of the best food choices in LA.  Don't get me wrong, though.  There's some great eating in The Valley, OC and other parts of LA.  There are lots of options, and generally the West Side ha...