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It’s January 2023 Food News and Lifestyle by Shaena Engle

Happy new year! Here are some food and lifestyle happenings from Food News for January 2023.


Saltie Girl LA opens in West Hollywood
Saltie Girl LA has officially opened in West Hollywood. Located at 8615 Sunset Boulevard, the Seafood Bar is open for lunch and dinner service Tuesday through Sunday. Reservations can be made at Resy (

The Melt opens in West Hollywood
Melt – a San Francisco-based fast-casual restaurant home to Meltburgers and other reinvented comfort food staples – has opened at 7111 Santa Monica Boulevard in West Hollywood. The new West Hollywood store is his 10th California store for the brand, and his third opened this year. It is also open daily from 10am to 12am for dine-in and take-out orders, as well as local delivery.

The Cantina King and Queen cut the ribbon at the WeHo Chamber of Commerce on January 11
The recently opened King and Queen Cantina in West Hollywood will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony on January 11th at 5:30 PM. The King and Queen Cantina is located at 616 N. Robertson Boulevard.

Mickey’s WeHo Hosts Tacos on Tuesdays

Micky’s hosts Taco Tuesdays every Tuesday night. Enjoy all-you-can-eat formula at Casa Rica Margarita Pitcher for just $16. Meals are served daily in the kitchen at Micky’s WeHo. Check out the menu at

Food news for January 2023

Katy Perry’s De Soi and Boisson Join Dry January Bundle and Sweepstakes
De Soi, NA’s line of sparkling aperitifs founded by Katy Perry, and Boisson, NA beverage retailer, have teamed up for the Dry January Bundle and Sweepstakes. Starting January 4th, an exclusive $99 bundle of a stemless wine glass, silk scarf and 3 bottles of De Soi’s sparkling aperitif will be available at The winner will also be awarded a trip to see Katy Perry perform live at Resorts World in Las Vegas, including accommodation and airfare. Sweepstakes details will be announced on De Soi and Boisson’s Instagram page on January 9th.

Boisset Launches DeLalisse Chapere French Sparkling Wine, As Seen By Emily In Paris
The Boisset Collection has announced the exclusive release of the sparkling wine DeLalisse Chapere, featured on the Netflix show Emily in Paris. The new French sparkling wine is available as a gift box of 2 bottles for $25 a bottle or as a $50 watch party kit that includes a bottle, bottle stopper and 2 wine flutes.

Let’s Go Disco & Cocktail Club Opens in Los Angeles DTLA Arts District
Let’s Go Disco & Cocktail Club has opened at 710 E. 4 Place in the Arts District in downtown Los Angeles. This new bar embraces late 1970s and 1980s Southern Italian disco with signature drinks. It functions as a cocktail club on weekdays and has a disco set on weekends.

Food news for January 2023

Monterey Jazz Festival Comes to Disney Hall
Join Ensemble Dee Dee Bridgewater, Kurt Elling, Lakesia Benjamin, and Christian Sands for the Monterey Jazz Festival Concert at Disney Hall on January 20th at 8pm at Disney Concert Hall Downtown.

Burnin’ Mouth Hot Chicken opens at Westfield Valencia Town Center
Burnin’ Mouse, the Nashville hot chicken sandwich chain, has opened in the Westfield Valencia Town Center. The restaurant sells sandwiches with heat levels from 1 to 5.

Holy Grail Donuts Opens in Santa Monica
Holy Grail Donuts, a cult-favorite taro donut shop that originated in Hawaii, has opened in Santa Monica. Located at 2441 Main Street in Santa Monica.

Food news for January 2023

Chao Krung Thai Offers Special Thursday Tasting Menu
Chao Krung Thai in Hollywood’s Fairfax will offer a special tasting menu on the third Thursday of every month in 2023, offering a full Thai meal for $75. Located at 111 N. Fairfax Avenue.

Celebrate a dry January with FRE de-alcoholized wines
Celebrate a dry January with FRE de-alcoholic wines that are booze-free. Enjoy a non-alcoholic Cabernet Sauvignon, Sparkling Brut or Rosé.

Spice mode offers new healthy recipes
Spicemode will post new healthy recipes on their website ( to help those determined to eat better in the new year. Perfect to pair with dishes, they’re all low-sodium and sugar-free, making them perfect for those looking to cut calories while enjoying flavor.

Tea Forte Offers New Winter Chalet Warming Tea
Tea Forte has a new Winter Chalet selection of warming teas including Chocolate Fondue, Sweet Orange Spice, Mountain Oolong, Belgian Mint and Ginger Lemongrass. There is also a new Ruby Tea collection featuring bold teas with sensual fruit, including flavors such as orange jasmine, cherry and strawberry hibiscus.