Category Archives: Food

Sofrito Rico Authentic Puerto Rican Cuisine, Las Vegas NV

Tweet Sofrito Rico Authentic Puerto Rican Cuisine Alcapurrias – Fried Taro Root filled with Pork Empanadas con Pollo – Chicken in Puff Pastry Rellenos de Papa – Potato Balls filled with Ground Beef   Surullitos – Fried Corn Sticks Maduros … Continue reading

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Nine Fine Irishmen, Las Vegas NV

Tweet Nine Fine Irishmen Beer n’ Cheese Dip – Smithwick’s Ale and Irish Cheddar with Bread Irish Nachos – Fried Potato Slices, Beer Cheese Sauce, Chive Aioli, Green Onion Fish & Chips – Beer Battered Fresh Alaskan Cod, Irish Chips, … Continue reading

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Chef Series #1 at Naked City Pizza on Paradise, Las Vegas NV

Tweet Chef Series #1 at Naked City Pizza on Paradise Pizza Logs – Hand Rolled Egg Roll Wrappers, Pepperoni, Mozzarella, Red Sauce Chicken Wing Dip – Chopped Chicken, Blue Cheese Dressing, Mozzarella, Hot Sauce, Ciabatta Meatball Skillet – Grandma’s Meatballs, … Continue reading

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Kitchen Table [4,] Henderson NV

Tweet Kitchen Table Pina Colada Muffins Raspberry Almond Oat Muffins Carrot Walnut Muffins Cinnamon Twist / Lemon Loaf Glazed Donut / Pecan Pie Pistachio Donut Thrice impressed by the cooking at Kitchen Table and seeing an evolution in the pastries … Continue reading

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Ferraro’s Restaurant & Wine Bar [2,] Las Vegas NV

Tweet Ferraro’s Garlic Focaccia, Bread Stick, Roll with herbs and Olive Oil Borgoluce Valdobiadene Brut Prosecco Superiore DOCG Ricotta with Langoustine and Blood Orange Arancino di Carne e Caciocavallo Tartare di Avocado – Pomodoro – Melanzana Venica Ronco del Cero … Continue reading

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Bardot Brasserie [3,] Las Vegas NV

Tweet Bardot Brasserie Rose Champagne Baguette and Butter Frisee aux Lardons – hearts of frisee, escarole, radicchio, warm bacon, soft poached egg, sherry vinegar Pate de Campagne – traditional housemade pate with heritage pork, veal, pistachios and country bread Prime … Continue reading

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Herringbone [2,] Las Vegas NV

Tweet Herringbone Double Espresso on Ice Bananas Foster Bread Pudding with Cinnamon Ice Cream Rare to visit a restaurant for one item, but told by a trusted source that Chef Geno Bernardo’s in-house pastry ladyhad created a “butter cake that … Continue reading

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Kitchen Table [3,] Henderson NV

Tweet Kitchen Table Biscuits and Jam Blueberry Clafoutis Carrot Walnut Muffin Lemon Loaf Blueberry Kugelhopf Ducky Cristo (my naming, per request) – Duck Confit, Gruyere, Parisienne Ham, Maple Gastrique, Caramelized Apples Foie Gras Apple Pancake – Skillet Pancake with Foie … Continue reading

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Chef Flemming’s Bakeshop, Henderson NV

Tweet Chef Flemming’s Bake Shop Cinnamon Roll Seven Little Sisters Apple Frangipane Tart Walnut Brownie Blueberry Crumb Cake Pecan Pie A staple of Water Street years before artisan baking became a ‘thing’ in Las Vegas, let alone Henderson, Chef Flemming’s … Continue reading

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Broken Spanish, Los Angeles CA

Tweet Broken Spanish Patron Saint – Old Grand Dad 100 Bourbon, Ancho Teyes, Lemon, Tamarind, Egg White, Bitters Heirloom Corn Tortillas Rebanada – Pan Dulce, Foie Gras Butter, Piloncillo Crudo – Diver Scallop, Apple, Cucumber, Serrano Queso Fundido – Bacalao, … Continue reading

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Viviane, Beverly Hills CA

Tweet Viviane Iced Tea Ragout of Winter Greens and Shelling Beans, Creamy Grits, Chili Vinegar Ricotta Ravioli, Chanterelle Mushrooms, Delicata Squash, Brown Butter Country Fried Half Chicken, Buttermilk Brined, Savoy Cabbage Slaw, Spicy Ranch Dressing Buttermilk & Scallion Biscuits, White … Continue reading

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Maple Block Meat Co, Culver City CA

Tweet Maple Block Meat Co. Smoked Sausage, Pimento Cheese Sandwich Turkey, Brisket, Chicken, Beans, Greens Brisket, Ribs, Pork, Slaw, Mac & Cheese Wonder Bread, Challah, Pot of Pickles Still considering myself a Barbecue novice despite making way through Texas, The … Continue reading

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Superba Food + Bread, El Segundo CA

Tweet Superba Food + Bread Americano Nitro Cold Brew Latte Quince Turnover – Quince Butter Nutella Banana Pop Tart – Nutella, Banana, Hazelnut Crisp Icing Bombolini – Brioche, Vanilla Cream, Vanilla Sugar Almond Croissant – Bruleed Frangipane and Almonds Nutella … Continue reading

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Sidecar Doughnuts & Coffee, Santa Monica CA

Tweet Sidecar Doughnuts & Coffee New Years Cake – Vanilla Cake, Silver Jimmies, Madagascar Vanilla Bean Glaze Persimmon Cake – Persimmon Cake, Brandy, Candied Ginger, Sultanas, Persimmon Glaze, Maple Sugar Roasted Pecans Brennan’s Bananas Foster – Raised Ring, Muscavado Sugar … Continue reading

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Quenelle, Burbank CA

Tweet Quenelle Samples – Cookie Butter Oreo, Banana Split, Concord Grape, Vanilla Mascarpone, Black Sesame Snickerdoodle / Oatmeal Cherry Cookie Blueberry Pie and Strawberry Shortcake Unable to abide by a single dessert at Scratch Bar and having already eyeballed Quenelle … Continue reading

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Scratch Bar & Kitchen, Encino CA

Tweet Scratch Bar Hibiscus Passionfruit Tea Eat – Shoot – Scoop – (Green Mussel – Serrano Ham – Pale Sake – Uni Mousse) Grilled Cheese – Caviar – Chive (Housemade Brioche – Housemade Butter – Housemade Cheddar) White Prawns – … Continue reading

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Pitchoun Bakery, Los Angeles CA

Tweet Pitchoun Bread Pudding Rice Pudding Almond Croissant Religeuse Canele Said by some to be the *best* French Bakery in Greater Los Angeles, or at the very least the best in DTLA, it was just before 4pm that a visit … Continue reading

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Jon and Vinny’s, Los Angeles CA

Tweet Jon & Vinny’s Raspberry Bombolini Warm Banana Bread with Salted Butter Rosemary Pinenut Tart with Heavy Cream and Custard Honey Date Scone with Salted Butter   Nutella Toast – Pain de Mie, Nutella, Olive Oil, Sea Salt Crispy Potato, … Continue reading

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Shaky Alibi, Los Angeles CA

Tweet Shaky Alibi Liege Waffle with Salted Caramel and Pecans Chocolate Dipped Waffle Shot Affogato with Caramel Chip Ice Cream and Bacon Crumble In the midst of planning a trip to Belgium, fine dining the impetus but undoubtedly planning to … Continue reading

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The Original Martino’s Bakery, Burbank CA

Tweet The Original Martino’s Bakery Tea Cake Blueberry Tea Cake Carrot Cake German Chocolate Cake Bear Claw Apple Fritter Danish Cannoli Raspberry Tart Perhaps not as iconic as The Original Bob’s Bigboy, but serving the people of Burbank since 1926 … Continue reading

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