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McConnell’s Fine Ice Creams, Los Feliz CA

McConnell’s Fine Ice Creams Samples – Banana & Salted Caramel, Churros Con Leche, Double Peanut Butter Chip, Earl Grey Tea & Shortbread Cookies, Eureka Lemon & Marionberries, Turkish Coffee Gooey Butter Cookie Breakfast of Champions Shake – Sweet Cream Ice … Continue reading

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Kismet, East Hollywood CA

Kismet Freekeh Fritters & Pickley Green Sauce Lemony Chicken & Pine Nut Pies Kohlrabi with Pumpkin Seed, Kumquat and Barberries   Barberi Bread Baked by Bub & Grandmas Hen of the Woods Mushrooms with Chickpeas, Pea Shoots, Green Chili & … Continue reading

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Prova Pizzeria, West Hollywood CA

Prova Pizzeria Burratina Barese – Frisee, Tomatoes, Pesto Signature Volcano Vesuvio – Salame di Napoli, Fresh Ricotta, Ground Pepper, San Marzano Tomatoes, Fresh Basil, Olive Oil La Vito Signature – Mortadella, Pistachios, Oregano, Stracciatella Cheese Pizzetta alla Nutella Taking the … Continue reading

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Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams, Venice CA

Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams Samples – Orange Blossom Buttermilk Frozen Yogurt, Intelligentsia Black Cat Espresso, Whole Lemon Sorbet, Queen City Cayenne, Salty Caramel Trio on a Waffle Cone – Salted Peanut Butter with Chocolate Flecks, Brown Butter Almond Brittle, Roxbury … Continue reading

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Nighthawk: Breakfast Bar, Venice CA

Nighthawk: Breakfast Bar La Colombe Coffee / Spiked Cereal Milk – Cocoa Puffs, Vanilla Vodka Pig’s Nest – Bacon Sausage Scotch Egg, Frisee Salad, Cilantro Pesto, Peppadew Vinaigrette Benedict Fries – Pit Smoked Ham, Fries, Peppadew Peppers, Raclette Cheese, Smoked … Continue reading

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Preux & Proper, Los Angeles CA

Preux & Proper Green Gullah – St. George Gin, Green Chartreuse, Pineapple, Lime, Ginger Beer, Chipotle / Treasure Island – Stolen Rum, Orgeat, Pineapple, Lime, Smoked Luxardo, Lemon Bitters Dungeness Crab Hushpuppies – Bourbon Barrel Green Hot Sauce, Basil Spice, … Continue reading

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Milk Jar Cookies, Los Angeles CA

Milk Jar Cookies Cereal Milk Walnut Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Raisin Cinnamon Sugar Chocolate Pecan Caramel Chocolate Peanut Butter For those tired of ‘artisan,’ a term applied liberally to everything from food and fashion to even toothpicks these days, Milk Jar … Continue reading

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Destroyer, Los Angeles CA

Destroyer Brown Butter, Banana, Oats Spice Bread, Crème Fraiche, Black Currant, Wood Sorrel Organic Hen Egg, Crispy Potato, Mushroom Avocado Confit, Toasted Country Bread Streusel, Currant Jam Roasted Baby Yam, Avocado, Yogurt, Walnut Roasted Cauliflower, Poached Egg, Black Garlic, Chicken … Continue reading

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Sqirl [2,] Los Angeles CA

Sqirl Ginger Molasses Loaf Blood Orange Kouign Amann Famed Ricotta Toast – Burnt Brioche, House Straus Milk Ricotta, Raspberry-Vanilla Jam Brown Rice Porridge – Traditional Kokuho Rose Brown Rice Porridge, Housemade Almond Milk, Toasted Hazelnuts, Strawberry Jam Crispy Rice Salad … Continue reading

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FrankieLucy Bakeshop, Los Angeles CA

FrankieLucy Bakeshop Dirty Vegan Horchata, Americano Ube Scone Bacon Cheddar Biscuit Salted Caramel Budino Maja Mais Custard Purplie S’mores Bar Banana Nutella Bread Pudding with Salty Caramel Sauce Driving in from Las Vegas in the wee hours of Friday, a … Continue reading

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Hotel Carlota, Mexico City MX

Hotel Carlota Organic Black Tea from India Flammekeuche with Onion and Botarga Octopus in Peanut Sauce ‘Tostaditas’ Smoked Wagyu Beef Tartare from Durango and Seeds Tabule Bread and Butter Macaroni, Organic Bacon and Oaxaca Chilis Creamy Polenta, Huitlacoche, Baby Corn … Continue reading

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La Docena, Mexico City MX

La Docena Tostadas and Crackers, Hot Sauces Shrimp Aguachile with Radish, Jicama and Onion in Red Broth Octopus Tostada with Tomato, Pineapple, Guacamole and Onion Blue Crab with Tomato, Avocado and Serrano Pepper Foam Thick-cut Chicharron with Lime, Red Sauce … Continue reading

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Pasteleria La Esperanza (Polanco,) Mexico City MX

Pasteleria La Esperanza Ham and Cheese Pastry Corn Muffin Cinnamon Croissant Cinnamon Roll Mocha Donut Oatmeal Cookie with Cranberry Chocolate Chip Cookie Grape Tart Tres Leches with Cajeta Carrot Cake Located in Polanco and several other parts of Mexico City, … Continue reading

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Eno, Mexico City MX

Eno Americano Café con Crema Cinnamon Roll Financier Basket of Tajin Potato Chips Molletes with Sheep’s Manchego, Creamy Goat Cheese and Hard Cow’s Cheese plus Salsa and Pico de Gallo Fried Organic Chicken Torta, Lettuce, Guacamole, Tomato and Mayonnaise French … Continue reading

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Quintonil, Mexico City MX

Quintonil Frozen Hibiscus Margarita Tortillas, Beans, Red and Yellow Salsa Beets, Red Fruit, Mandarin Juice / Cactus Cebiche with Beetroot and Mandarin Squash, Pepitas, Honey, Fresh Cheese Shrimp Flauta with Squash Blossom Aguachile Blue Crab Tostada, Lime, Radish, Habanero Chili … Continue reading

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El Parnita, Mexico City MX

El Parnita Water while Waiting Several Spicy Sauces, Balsamic, Salt and Pepper Three Salsas, Limes, Jicama with Hot Sauce Ceviche of Tuna, Shrimp, Jicama, Tomato, Onions La Parnita Torta – Loin and Leg of Pork, Beans, Cheese and Avocado Tlacoyitos … Continue reading

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Dulceria de Celaya, Mexico City MX

Dulceria de Celaya Picones Guayaba Picones Fresa Manzanitas Leche Aleluya Pistache Candied Date Bollito de Fresa Bollito de Nuez Tortitas Puebla Cocada Dorad Huevos Reale Founded in 1874 and serving the people of Mexico City ever since, Dulceria de Celaya … Continue reading

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Taqueria Los Cocuyos, Mexico City MX

Taqueria Los Cocuyos Suadero with Nopales and Onion Longaniza and Cabeza Tripa Located along Calle de Bolívar, quite literally a hole in the wall only identifiable by a cloth awning bearing the words “Los Cocuyos” and thus passed over thousands … Continue reading

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Lalo!, Mexico City MX

Lalo! House Coffee Vanilla Concha Guava Cheese Kouign Amann Apple Cinnamon Roll Chilaquiles Rojo Side of Beans Croque Madame French Toast with Blueberries and Cream Baked Ancient Grain Pancake with Nuts and Apples Originally omitted from the dining agenda as … Continue reading

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Biko, Mexico City MX

Biko Frozen Tamarind Margarita Watermelon, Tomato, Broth of Fish Bones Baguette, Corn Pepitas, Walnut Raisin, Cereal and Olive Breads Foie Gras, Elote y Regaliz Cremoso de Foie Con Pina con un Toque de Anis Le Hora Del Bogavante y el … Continue reading

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