Tag Archives: Jalapeno

Soul in a Bowl

by Brian

So yesterday I had the great honor of having dinner with my new buddy, Jack.  He tipped me off about Chili My Soul in Encino, and since nobody else was brave enough to go with me, he offered.

My first thoughts of the place were pretty random.  Like, why the hell is this place in a strip mall next to Smart and Final?  We were the only customers in the place at the time (7pm on a Thursday) but I was comforted by the fact that Issues of Bon Appetit magazine were flipped open to the positive reviews of the place. Continue reading


Filed under Encino, Los Angeles Area

Brian Just Got Owned… by Ramen

by Brian

Hey everyone, this was supposed to have gone up yesterday.  However, due to the fact that I spent more time in the bathroom than in front of the computer, it simply wasn’t meant to be.  Anyway, for those of you tracking my facebook page, you probably already know that I went to Orochon Ramen.  What you don’t know, is how I liked it.  I’ve been curled in the fetal position for a little more than a day now, and I’m ready to tell my story. Continue reading


Filed under Little Tokyo, Los Angeles Area