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Melt, Phoenix AZ

Melt Samples – Drunk’n Nut, Arizona Sunrise, Wine n’ Cheese Single Churro Single White Chocolate Raazz with Sprinkles Triple – Cap’n Crunch, Drunk’n Nut, Twisted Delight No doubt playing the Instagram-era plating game by way of Chinese take-out containers complete … Continue reading

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La Barquita Restaurant, Phoenix AZ

La Barquita Restaurant Chips and Salsa Refried Beans and Guacamole Birria with handmade Corn Tortillas Shrimp Ceviche Tostada Chicken Mole with Beans and Rice Molcajete with Elote, Chicken, Beef, Pork, Peppers, Green Onions, Ranchero Cheese Cinnamon Churro, Cream Churro Small, … Continue reading

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Lux Central, Phoenix AZ

Lux Central Cold-brew Coffee Lux Friand Strawberries and Cream Scone White Chocolate Raspberry Muffin Blueberry Corn Muffin Cinnamon Coffee Cake Pecan Banana Nut Bread Dutch Pancake with House-whipped Cream and Berries Recommended by a well-traveled Las Vegas Chef, the hip … Continue reading

Posted in Arizona, Breakfast, Coffee, Cornbread, cupcake, cupcakes, Dessert, Food, Glendale, Lux Central, pancake, Pancakes, Phoenix, Scottsdale, Vacation

Beckett’s Table, Phoenix AZ

Beckett’s Table Parmesan and Onion Rolls, Rye Rolls, Sweet Butter Locally Milled Super Creamy Grits & Schreiner’s Sausage –Mustard Jus Becketts Original Grilled Cheese – Pancetta, four Cheeses, roasted Red Pepper Tomato Soup Beckett’s Table Signature Fork Tender Short Ribs … Continue reading

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Barrio Café Gran Reserva, Phoenix AZ

Barrio Café Gran Reserva Warm Bread with Pepper Spread Barrio Guacamole – thick-cut with Pomegranate, Onions, Cilantro, Tomato, Pepper Posole Verde – Pork, Hominy, roasted Tomatillo and Poblano Soup topped with shredded Cabbage, sliced Radish, diced Onion and served with … Continue reading

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Welcome Chicken + Donuts, Phoenix AZ

Welcome Chicken + Donuts Thigh + Drum Combo with Hot Cake Donut, Korean Chili Sauce and Thai Yum Slaw Apple Fritter Basic Glaze Blackberry Pear Apple Butter Hot Buttered Rum Cranberry Hibiscus Mexican Chocolate Snickerdoodle Missed due to a New … Continue reading

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Ollie Vaughn’s, Phoenix AZ

Ollie Vaughn’s Ham and Gruyere Croissant Almond Croissant Ricotta Pancakes with Vermont Maple Syrup and Fruit Compote Carrot Cake Nutella Roll Pecan Bar Chocolate Croissant Pudding Chocolate Banana Walnut Bread Continuing to show signs of a dining scene on the … Continue reading

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Tratto, Phoenix AZ

Tratto Hard Cheese, Fennel Salami and Olives Farinata with Olives, Lemon and Rosemary Italian Loaf, Focaccia, Whole Wheat Bread with Olive Oil Kobocha Squash Casoncelli with Brown Butter, Sage and Aceto Balsamico Meyer Lemon Pappardelle with Lamb Sausage and Rapini … Continue reading

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Maria’s Fry Bread and Mexican Food, Phoenix AZ

Maria’s Fry Bread and Mexican Food Tortillas and 3 Salsas Bean and Green Chili Tostada Carne Asada Fry Bread Taco with Beans, Lettuce, Tomatoes, Cheese, Red Chili, Green Chili Sopapilla with Cinnamon, Powdered Sugar, Honey Doing a poor job of … Continue reading

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Little Miss BBQ, Phoenix AZ

Little Miss BBQ Sliced Fatty Brisket, Pulled Pork, Jalapeno Cheddar Grits, Ranch Style Beans Spicy Pork + Beef and Onion Sausage, Bone-in Pork Ribs, 1lb Beef Rib, Coleslaw, Potato Salad Smoked Pecan Pie Said by many to be Texas-standard, words … Continue reading

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Original Breakfast House, Phoenix AZ

Original Breakfast House Lemon Cream Scone Morning Glory Muffin Brioche Cinnamon Roll Strawberry Pop-Tart Chicken-fried Chicken, Country Gravy, Fried French Toast, Scrambled Eggs Triple Berry Pancakes Making way to Phoenix for a second consecutive Buckeyes’ Fiesta Bowl, this time with … Continue reading

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Here’s Looking At You, Los Angeles CA

Here’s Looking at You Hiramasa – Radish, Wakame, Serrano, Onions, Charcoal Soft Shell Prawns – Sauce Diavolo, Avocado, Rau Ram Avocado – Valencia Orange, Nori, Hazelnut, Champagne Vinegar, Persimmon Foie Gras Terrine – Unagi, Eel Sauce, Green Togarashi, Scallion Stracciatella … Continue reading

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Go Get Em Tiger (Hollywood,) Los Angeles CA

Go Get Em Tiger Hollywood Heart Roasters Cold Brew Pumpkin Cinnamon Roll Blueberry Jam Muffin Brown Butter Blondie with Chocolate Chunks and Berries Warm Biscuit with Cultured Butter and Strawberry Preserves LA Baby – Baked Pancake with Crème Fraiche and … Continue reading

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Wolf, Los Angeles CA

Wolf Stumptown Coffee Eggs Benedict – Hollandaise, Coddled Egg, Spinach, Smoked Pork Golden Eggs – Lodge Toast, Avocado, Horseradish, Spinach, Turmeric Steak and Eggs – Flatiron, Kale, Chipotle Vinaigrette, Crispy Egg Herb Omelet – Mushrooms, Goat Cheese, Side Salad Baby … Continue reading

Posted in Breakfast, California, Coffee, Dessert, Food, French Toast, Ice Cream, Los Angeles, Pancakes, Pork, Souffle, Stumptown, Vacation, Waffle, Waffles, Wolf, Wolf Dining

Cake Monkey Bakery, Los Angeles CA

Cake Monkey Bakery Sample – Crispy Oatmeal Cookie with Maple Buttercream The Big O – Mexican Dark Chocolate, Crystallized Sugar, Vanilla Cream ‘Nuff Said – Chocolate Crumble Cookie, Marshmallow, Dark Chocolate, Pecans, Cocoa Krispies, Fleur de Sel Summer Camp Chocolate … Continue reading

Posted in Beverly Hills, Breakfast, Cake Monkey, Cake Monkey Bakery, California, Croissant, Dessert, Food, Los Angeles, Vacation

The Loop: Handcrafted Churros, Westminster CA

The Loop: Handcrafted Churros Cinnamon Sugar Churro with Nutella Strawberry Glaze Churro with Sprinkles Cinnamon Sugar Churro with Vanilla Soft Serve, Cookie Butter Syrup, Peanut Butter Cups, Biscoff Cookie Located just a hop, skip and a jump from Eiswelt Gelato, … Continue reading

Posted in Anaheim, California, Dessert, Food, Ice Cream, Los Angeles, Orange County, The Loop, The Loop: Handcrafted Churros, Vacation, Westminster

Eiswelt Gelato, Westminster CA

Eiswelt Gelato Vanilla Teddy Bear with Birthday Cake Taro Pig with Birthday Cake Piglet Black Sesame Puppy Dog with Cookiebutter Red Velvet Turkey with Coconut Located in the Orange County Suburb of Westminster, the tiny corner-store in a strip-mall gaining … Continue reading

Posted in Anaheim, California, Dessert, Eiswelt Gelato, Food, Ice Cream, Los Angeles, Orange County, Vacation, Westminster

Gwen, Los Angeles CA

Gwen Charcuterie – Blackstrap Ham with Coriander, Dark Rum and Molasses / Duck Rillete with Parsley and Capers / Leek, Ash and Porcini Sausage / Chorizo / Foie Gras Terrine / Mole Salumi with Red Pepper, Chocolate and Cloves / … Continue reading

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Downtown Donuts, Los Angeles CA

Downtown Donuts Apple Fritter Buttermilk Bar Old Fashioned Strawberry Glaze and Sprinkles Blueberry Glaze Maple Cruller Located in the same Spring Street arcade as Guisado’s, the signs of gentrification all around in the wake of Grand Central Market becoming one … Continue reading

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Guisado’s DTLA Restaurant, Los Angeles CA

Guisado’s DTLA Restaurant Corn Tamale Taco Sampler – Steak Picado, Bistek en Salsa Roja, Tinga de Pollo, Mole Poblano, Chicharron, Cochinita Pibil Now with five locations in the Greater Los Angeles area, the newest in Burbank expanding the group’s reach … Continue reading

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