Category Archives: Los Angeles

Taco Maria, Costa Mesa CA

Tweet Taco Maria Canapes – Pickled Carrot, Pork Trotter with Scallion Aioli, Suzuki with Nori Chip Betabeles – Beet, Winter Citrus, Quinoa, Jalapenos, Cilantro, Dill Enchilada ‘Suiza’ de Ortigas – Black Trumpets, Huitlacoche, Queso Oaxaca, Stinging Nettles Arroz con Cangrejo … Continue reading

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Afters Ice Cream, Fountain Valley CA

Tweet Afters Ice Cream Samples – Milk and Cereal Ice Cream, Cookie Monster, Almond Cookie Glazed Milky Bun with Almond Cookie Ice Cream, Cap’n Crunch Highly praised by friends in Orange County, and proudly declaring themselves the inventors of the … Continue reading

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Ledlow, Los Angeles CA

Tweet Ledlow Stumptown Drip Two Almond Croissants, Strawberry Donut, Lemon Custard Donut English Pea with Burrata Toast, Red Onions, Celery Leaves, Parsley Mac n’ Cheese Croque with Swiss, Pimento, Fried Egg Fried Chicken ‘Club’ with Chicken Cutlet, Bacon, Chicken Crackling, … Continue reading

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McConnell’s Fine Ice Creams, Los Angeles CA

Tweet McConnell’s Fine Ice Creams Samples – Black Coffee Chip, Peppermint Stick, Churros Con Leche, Sweet Cream and Cookies, Sea Salt Cream and Cookies, Salted Caramel Chip, Olive Oil and Salted Almonds Sweet Corn Sugar Cookie / Sea Salt Cream … Continue reading

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Wexler’s Deli, Los Angeles CA

Tweet Wexler’s Deli Pastrami, Eggs, Cheese on Sesame Bagel Pickles Black and White Cookie Located smack dab in the center of the Grand Central Market, where my 10:00am arrival found eggslut with a hilariously long line for food that is … Continue reading

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More Than Waffles, Encino CA

Tweet More than Waffles Blueberry Pancake with House made Strawberry Jam and 1.7oz Vermont Maple Syrup (+ $2.75) Half-Order Caramel French Toast – Sliced Bananas, Whipped Cream, Chopped Pecans, Caramel Sauce Half-Order Tommy’s Peanut Butter Cup Waffle – Chocolate Dipped … Continue reading

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Sotto, Los Angeles CA

Tweet Sotto Housemade Bread with Olive Oil, Olives, Lardo, Burrata Grilled Pork Meatballs – Snap Peas, Pecorino, Bitter Greens Crispy Octopus – Salame Piccante, Fingerlings, Garlic Broth, Fior di Latte Margherita – Tomato, Mozzarella, Basil, EVOO Selvatico – White ‘nduja … Continue reading

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Mr. C, Los Angeles CA

Tweet Mr. C Double Espresso on Ice (Not Photographed) Vanilla Meringue Cake Exiting Maude, but not slated to meet friends at Sotto until nine, my local pal suggested a quick stop at Mr. C’s to check out the crowd as … Continue reading

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Maude, Los Angeles CA

Tweet Maude Fermented Black Garlic and Asparagus Financier Santa Barbra Spot Prawn with Meyer Lemon Sabayon and Asparagus Paper Foie Gras Mousse with White Asparagus Pain Perdu White Asparagus Custard with Pickled Kohlrabi and Braised Beef Cheek Grilled Asparagus with … Continue reading

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The Gadarene Swine, Los Angeles CA

Tweet The Gadarene Swine Sourdough with Crushed Tomato Oil Lemon and Pistachio Kale Chips Blackened Cauliflower – Puree, Stem Crisps Peanut Butter and Jelly – Vegan Sourdough, Port Poached Figs, Fresh Peanut Butter, Arugula, Pickled Mushrooms, Balsamic Roasted Mushrooms with … Continue reading

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Creme Caramel, Los Angeles CA

Tweet Crème Caramel Samples – Ube Vanilla Bread Pudding, Vanilla Bread Pudding, Banana Nutella Bread Pudding, Vanilla Crème Caramel, Honey Espresso Crème Caramel, Pandan Upside Down Pie Chocolate Almond Croissant Bread Pudding with House Caramel Ube Bread Pudding with House … Continue reading

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The Nook, Encino CA

Tweet The Nook Coffee Monte Cristo – Fried ham and cheese French Toast Sandwich on Egg Bread King Kong Cakes – Buttermilk Cakes, Bananas, Chocolate Chips, Topped with Peanut Butter and Whipped Cream Already garnering praise from locals in Encino, … Continue reading

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Redbird, Los Angeles CA

Tweet Redbird The Devil’s Cocktail – Vermouth, Port, Lemon Dinner Roll, Tapioca Flour Roll, Butter Chicken Pot Pie – Hearts, Thighs, Thyme, Hen of the Woods New Caladonian Shrimp – Grits, Cocoa Nib Chipotle Mole Burrata Salad – Sweet & … Continue reading

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icdc, Los Angeles CA

Tweet icdc Ice Cream Samples – Vanilla Bean Ice Cream, Tangerine Vanilla Sherbet, Strawberry Rhubarb Sorbet, Tcho Chocolate Sorbet The “Icdc” – Salt and Pepper Caramel Donut, Dulce de Leche Ice Cream, shot of Vittoria Espresso Buttermilk Brown Butter Doughnut … Continue reading

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Bricks & Scones, Los Angeles CA

Tweet Bricks & Scones Chewy Roll Fig and Rosemary Scone and Buttermilk Cream Cheese Scone with Strawberry Jam Located on Larchmont, but far from the rapidly evolving hipster scene dominated by Salt & Straw, Go Get ‘Em Tiger, and stores selling … Continue reading

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Guelaguetza, Los Angeles CA

Tweet Guelaguetza Red Fruit, Walnut, and Melon Horchatta Fresh Tortillas with Sweet Mole and Queso Fresco Tamal Oaxaqueno de Mole Negro con Pollo – Banana Leaf wrapped Corn Dough Tamale with Shredded Chicken in Black Mole Tlayuda Guelaguetza – Imported … Continue reading

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Coffee Commissary, Burbank CA

Tweet Coffee Commissary Morning Bun Salted Caramel Rice Krispy Treat Chocolate Chip Cookie OUR Biscuit with Butter and Rhubarb Jam Temple – Sonora Venecia Costa Rica Pour Over Making way to Burbank after breakfast, the hour still early but plenty … Continue reading

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Aroma Coffee & Tea, Studio City CA

Tweet Aroma Coffee & Tea Fonte Coffee Chocolate Bread Pudding Morning Sticky Bun Carrot Cake Chocolate Chip Cookie Cowboy Cookie – Pretzel, Oatmeal, Chocolate Chip Monster Cookie – Oatmeal, Peanut Butter, Reese’s Pieces, M&Ms Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Bar With a … Continue reading

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Saint Martha, Los Angeles CA

Tweet Saint Martha Mussel and Foie Butter Bruscetta Juniper cured salmon with smoked goat cheese, pickle and everything bagel churro Hamachi crudo with yuzu vinaigrette, avocado and seaweed Doritos Crab and smoked uni cream “okonomiyagi” Chicken liver mousse with mushroom, … Continue reading

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B Sweet Dessert Bar, Los Angeles CA

Tweet B Sweet Dessert Bar Sunday Sin-namon Roll Salted Caramel Bread Pudding Cornbread Bread Pudding – Thrifty Vanilla Ice Cream Already three-deep in sweets after breakfast at Gjusta, snacks at Primo’s, and brunch at Flores it was simply a matter … Continue reading

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