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Asian Food Los Angeles

Cassia Grilled Beef Tripe (Food of the Week)

As much as I enjoyed The Spice Table, the late great Southeast Asian restaurant from Bryant Ng and Kim Luu-Ng in Little Tokyo, I enjoy the couple’s new Santa Monica restaurant with Josh Loeb...
Asian Food Los Angeles

My Regular Los Angeles Restaurants

I’m a food writer, which breaks down to two restaurant meals per day that are often driven by a pending assignment, or by an endless hunger for variety. That said, I occasionally get a...
Restaurateurs Los Angeles

Cassia: Modern Asian Brasserie in Santa Monica

Chef Bryant Ng and Kim Luu-Ng, who earned national acclaim at the late great Spice Table, teamed with Josh Loeb and Zoe Nathan on Cassia, an ambitious Asian brasserie in Santa Monica that draws...
Cocktail Los Angeles

Cassia Banana Mule (Drink of the Week)

The original Moscow Mule came to be in 1941 at Hollywood’s Cock ‘N Bull to put a glut of Smirnoff Vodka and copper mugs to good use. Bar director Kenny Arbuckle’s mule motivations were...