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Salt & Straw, Venice CA

Tweet Salt & Straw Samples – Avocado & Strawberry Sherbet, Roasted Strawberry & Toasted White Chocolate, Stumptown Coffee & Compartes Love Nuts Salted Caramel Cupcake – “salty and sweet, packed full of soggy, crumbly, mushed up cupcake bottoms and handfuls … Continue reading

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The Rose Cafe Restaurant, Venice CA

Tweet The Rose Café Restaurant Coffe Pistachio Croissant – raisins / Almond Croissant / Turkey and Cheese Croissant – mustard / Blueberry Kouign Amann / Kouign Amann / Pistachio and Candied Lemon Donut / Milk Jam Beignet with Cocoa Nibs … Continue reading

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Blue Star Donuts, Venice CA

Tweet Blue Star Donuts Buttermilk Old Fashioned Orange Olive Oil Marionberry Black Pepper Jam with Peanut Butter Powder Contreau Crème Brulee Hard Apple Cider Fritter Seemingly a logical extension of the brand following a successful Tokyo debut after starting strong … Continue reading

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Knead & Co. Pasta Bar and Market, Los Angeles CA

Tweet Knead & Co. Pasta Bar and Market Lamb Sugo on Papardelle, Peas, Mint, Crème Fraiche Spicy Fennel Sausage on Spelt Cavatelli, Koda Farms Chick Peas, Rapini Animal Style Cannoli Chocolate Chip Cookie Recently opened in the Grand Central Market, … Continue reading

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Musso & Frank Grill, Los Angeles CA

Tweet Musso & Frank Grill Sourdough Bread Spumoni Slice Brioche Bread Pudding with Blueberries and Vanilla Ice Cream Musso & Frank Strawberry Torten Doing the bulk of the day’s eating before noon, mid-day reserved for rest before a concert at … Continue reading

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Kali, Los Angeles CA

Tweet Kali Strawberry Shrub Chicken Salad – Baby Kale / Almonds / Smoked Eggs / Blue Cheese Charred Avocado – Shaved Vegetables / Pistachio / Ash / Kale Asparagus Tips – Duck Egg / Preserved Lemon / Cracklin’ Rosemary Brioche … Continue reading

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La Monarca, Los Angeles CA

Tweet La Monarca Chocolate Butter Cookie, Walnut Butter Cookie, Mexican Wedding Cookie, Polvoron Capirotada Bread Pudding – Coconut, Agave, Golden Raisins Taco de Crema Pan de Elote Cuernito de Cajeta Dulce de Leche Cake Tres Leches Cake Expanding from one … Continue reading

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Winsome, Los Angeles CA

Tweet Winsome Banana Bread Olive Oil Cake – Mascarpone Cream Cheese Frosting, Cava Cava Oranges Duck Egg Toast – rustic toast, nduja, raclette, oregano Buckwheat and Semolina Pancake – yeast risen pancake, quince preserves, chestnut honey Brown butter chocolate chip … Continue reading

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Avec Nous, Beverly Hills CA

Tweet Avec Nous Warm Baguette and Butter French 75 – Gin, Absinthe, Meyer Lemon Charcuterie Degustation – Pork Shank Rillettes, Bresaola, Lardo, Duck Prosciutto, Housemade Mustard, Pickles, Pickled Mushrooms, Rhubarb Escargot – Wild Burgundy Snails, Persillade Butter, Bread Crisps Foie … Continue reading

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The Coolhaus Shop, Los Angeles CA

Tweet The Coolhaus Shop Samples – Bulletproof Coffee, Red Velvet, Pistachio Black Truffle, Cookies & Sweet Cream Snickerdoodle Cookie / Balsamic Fig and Mascarpone / Bananas Foster / Easter Egg Cookie Peanut Butter Cap ‘n Crunch Cookie / Salted Caramel … Continue reading

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Lukshon, Los Angeles CA

Tweet Lukshon What the pho? – brisket dumpling, pho consommé, traditional garnishes, smoked sriracha Kurobuta pork ribs – spicy chicory coffee bbq sauce Steak bao – chinese black beans, asian pear, kohlrabi, kimchi vinaigrette Larb sliders – peanut bun, larb … Continue reading

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Copenhagen Pastry, Los Angeles CA

Tweet Copenhagen Pastry Romkugle Napoleon Hat Almond Mazarin Apple Pastry Chocolate Pastry Raspberry Pastry Spandauer Kringle Copenhagen Nougat Crown – Almond Paste, Custard, Hazelnut Cream Cinnamon Loaf Sticking close to Culver City for more sweetness, four-year old Copenhagen Pastry still … Continue reading

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Lodge Bread Company, Los Angeles CA

Tweet Lodge Bread Company Cinnamon Roll Chocolate Chip Miso Cookie and Oatmeal Cranberry Cookie Nut Butter and Date Syrup on Whole Wheat Sourdough Avocado and Radish on Country Cinnamon Sugar on Country Cultured Butter and Jam on Country Gaining a … Continue reading

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Running Goose, Los Angeles CA

Tweet Running Goose Salt Cod Churros – Brandade, Masa, Saffron Aioli, Lemon, Nori Ricotta Masa Gnocchi – Wild Mushrooms, Kale, Sage Brown Butter, Lemon, Queso Seco Doughnuts – Strawberry Hibiscus Jam, La Rosa Peanut Butter Chocolate Croissant Bread Pudding – … Continue reading

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Birch, Los Angeles CA

Tweet Birch Arancini with Cauliflower Puree, Truffle Oil, Young Parmesan Monkfish Tikka Masala with Basmati Rice Cracker Rabbit Baklava with Carrot, Mustard Seed, Honey Pork Shank with Palm Sugar, Black Garlic Hoisin, Butter Lettuce, Pickles, Sriracha, Za’atar Flatbread Sticky Toffee … Continue reading

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beast + bottle, Denver CO

Tweet beast + bottle Amuse – Chicharron, Calabrian Chili, Smoked Pork Aioli Mocktail – English Thyme, Lime, Rose Hip, Orange Blossom Porcini Farfalle – Lamb Pancetta, Scarlet Turnip, Walnut, King Trumpet Mushroom The Pig + Fig Flatbread – Guanciale, Gorgonzola, … Continue reading

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Sweet Cow Ice Cream, Denver CO

Tweet Sweet Cow Ice Cream Samples: Oatmeal Cookie, White Grape Sorbet, Apple Sorbet, Cookie and Cream, Butter Pecan Rum Raisin, Vermont Maple Walnut, Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzel on a Pretzel Cone Environmentally focused and community based, now with five locations … Continue reading

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Steuben’s Food Service, Denver CO

Tweet Steuben’s Food Service Steubie Snacks – Fried Pork Belly with Powdered Sugar Monte Cristo – Cheddar, Swiss, Ham, Turkey, Raspberry Jam Cast Iron French Toast with Caramel and Granola Butterscotch Pudding Felt by many to be a modern classic, … Continue reading

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Mercantile Dining & Provisions, Denver CO

Tweet Mercantile Dining & Provisions Almond Croissant Pain Au Raisin Monkey Bread Bacon Sticky Bun Impressed by Fruition, Alex Seidel’s inspired Modern American cooking and adherence to concepts of sustainability not only delicious and inspired, but immensely respectable as well, … Continue reading

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Euclid Hall Bar & Kitchen, Denver CO

Tweet Euclid Hall Bar & Kitchen Ground, seasoned and cased in house Sausage Tasting: Beef Short Rib Kielbasa / Mortadella, pistachio, black pepper / Boudin Noir avec curry e aubergine / Vindaloo lamb belly, ginger, turmeric Risotto Ris de Veau, … Continue reading

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