Category Taco Tour

 Sad Farewell to Nabi and the Union Swap Meet

Tucked away in the Union Swap Meet was a gem of a restaurant. A Korean-Mexican fusion restaurant, Nabi was the ultimate celebration of Los Angeles. It’s menu was a melting pot of two of this city’s largest immigrant populations and at a price anyone could afford.  Nabi was a frequent spot where I would […]

Halloween and Dia de los Muertos Weekend: Part Three

Happy Friday, dear readers!  We made it through the week, and if you’re anything like me you’re kicking off your weekend by eating a personal sized pizza on the couch (don’t judge me).  After all the fun last weekend with Halloween and Dia de los Muertos celebrations, I’m ready to keep this weekend low key. […]

Tonight: Escala Pre-Fixe Dinner with Chef’s Chris Oh, & Brian Huskey

If you are hoping to stretch your weekend out for one more night, I highly suggest you check out this event tonight. Escala, located in Koreatown, is celebrating DJ Neil Armstrong’s 40th birthday with a pre-fixe menu that looks amazing. Three courses worth of truffles? Yes, please! Attendees will be able to check out DJ […]

The Third Day of Hoffmas: Gualagetza

My friend, Jonah, and I were trying to figure out a place for birthday drinks and appetizers. He lives on the Southern end of K-Town, so there are many good options in between our homes. Jonah suggested his favorite Oxacan restaurant, Gualagetza, for margaritas and shrimp cocktail. Gualagetza is a unique treasure of a restaurant. […]

The Second Day of Hoffmas: El Compadre

El Compadre is one of my favorite restaurants in Los Angeles for a special occasion.  I was pretty excited when my good friend, Maureen, asked me if she could take me there for a birthday dinner. Of course, we had to kick off dinner with one of El Compadre’s flaming margaritas.  Beautiful and delicious! Everything […]

The First Day of Hoffmas: Ktown Night Market

As soon as I heard that the Ktown Night Market was debuting on my birthday weekend, I knew I had to make that part of the festivities.  This fantastic two-night event showcased some of the greatest vendors and food that my neighborhood has to offer.  How could it get any better? I headed to the […]

The Ten Days of Hoffmas

I’m big into birthdays.  Like, really big into them.  So big, that every year I throw a weekend-long fest crammed full of my favorite things around Los Angeles, which I call Hoffmas.  All I want every year is to be surrounded by my friends and have a great time.  I specifically plan the Hoffmas activities […]