Michael BurkeLos Angeles Writer & Reviewer
Burke is a fan of 3 things: hot wings, hot wings, and his beloved pet fish named Hot Wings. Midwesterner by birth, west coaster by yoga prowess, Burke has spent his last 6 years eating and writing his way though Los Angeles. He and his beard reside in LA’s eastside, which he is quite sure is better than the other sides.
A neighborhood by neighborhood guide to everywhere you need to be drinking on the Eastside.
Mixto Comida Latina might not be great restaurant but it's always good and right there when we need it. Nothing wrong with that.
You might have to wait a bit to get a table at Ostrich Farm in Echo Park, but believe us when we say it's worth it.
A.O.C. in Beverly Grove is fancy and sexy and serves top-notch French food as well. Your sex life can thank us later.
Is there a restaurant that embodies Silver Lake more than this dirt cheap Mexican walk-up window? We think not.
Bordering closely on being one-note, L’Assiette Steak Frites is a lesson in doing one thing and doing it well enough.
Hype can be a dangerous thing for a restaurant. And luckily for Joe’s Falafel, they don’t play that type of game.
For such a small area, Los Feliz has some killer food. Here’s where you should stop on your lazy Sunday afternoon.
Froma on Melrose is a great gourmet shop/cafe, but at the end of the day, it all boils down to one thing: The Alpino Sandwich.
Home to one the most recognizable chefs in America, Trois Mec is an experiment in the weird and unexpected. You should have it on your bucket list.
Night + Market makes some of the best, most interesting Thai food you’ll ever try. And of its two LA locations, we like the West Hollywood one best.