Category Archives: California

Faith & Flower, Los Angeles CA

Faith & Flower Goblet of Water Breakfast Bread and Muffin Basket – Croissant, Honey Walnut Bread, Vanilla Bombolini, Cultured Butter, Quince Jam Croissant Pudding – Pine Nuts, Maple Gastrique Malted Waffle – Brown Butter Pears, Quince Syrup Roasted Mushroom Pizza … Continue reading

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Cafe Dulce, Los Angeles CA

Café Dulce Green Tea Donut Banana Bread Pudding Blueberry Roti Tapioca Chewy Roll Heavily reviewed and highly regarded on Yelp despite luke-warm praise from palates I trust, a 9:00am stop at Café Dulce was largely a matter of convenience, the … Continue reading

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JiST Cafe, Los Angeles CA

JiST Café Stumptown Cold Brew Cornmeal Cinnamon Coffee Cake Fancy French with Oranges and whip Tcho Chocolate Chip & Banana Pancakes Pumpkin, Chai, Pomegranate Pancakes Located in Little Tokyo, and serving breakfast as well as lunch from Tuesday through Sunday, … Continue reading

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Red Medicine [3,] Los Angeles CA

Red Medicine Foraged Mushrooms / brown butter, balsam fir Duck Liver / meadowsweet, blackberry Hen Rillette / preserved elderberry, chicken skin, stambler’s rye Chicken Dumplings / caramelized sugar, pork fat, lemongrass, confitures Dungeness Crab / sea bean porridge, egg yolk … Continue reading

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The Church Key, Los Angeles CA

The Church Key Parker House Rolls with whipped sea salt butter and bacon jam Ososky’s Potato Pierogis – apple butter, aged gouda, crème fraiche, chives Salt and Vinegar Popcorn Shrimp and Pork Gyoza with ginger and garlic, Falafel Croquettes with … Continue reading

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Sunny Spot, Venice CA

Sunny Spot Blueberry Pancakes – Sesame Seed Butter, Maple Syrup Diablo Shrimp and Grits – 2 Poached eggs, Spicy Rum Sauce, Garlic Butter, Herbs Sweet and Salty Plantains Exiting A-Frame after an ‘all you can eat’ breakfast that I instead … Continue reading

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A-Frame, Los Angeles CA

A-Frame Coffee   All you can eat a-hop pancakes – Buttermilk Chicken – fried drumsticks Monsieur – Benton’s ham dust, aged white cheddar Blueberry Orange Zest Mango Lechera – sweetened condensed milk Corn Bread – grilled and served with Plugra … Continue reading

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Superba Food + Bread, Venice CA

Superba Food + Bread Heart La Palmera Americano Everything Croissant Almond Croissant Banana Cake Civil War Recipe Biscuit Vanilla Brioche Cinnamon Bun Arriving at Venice’s Superba Food + Bread just after 7:30am, and dutifully informed at the hostess podium that … Continue reading

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Trois Mec, Los Angeles CA

Trois Mec Duche de Longueville French Sparkling Cider Buckwheat Popcorn Salad Tarte Crispy Tapioca Garlic Bread Dijon Mustard Crème Brulee Plum, Mint, Meyer Lemon, Molasses Infusion Spot Prawn, Fermented Black Walnut, Tomato, Horseradish Crème Fraiche Bread Water Tea Grilled Eggplant … Continue reading

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Mud Hen Tavern, Los Angeles CA

Mud Hen Tavern Kaya Toast – Coconut Jam served open face on Toasted Bread with Soft Fried Egg and Dark Soy Chicken and Waffle Croquettes – Bacon, Spicy Maple Sauce Buffalo Potato Poppers – Warm Blue Cheese and Celery Ranch … Continue reading

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Petit Trois, Los Angeles CA

Petit Trois Baguette with Brittany Butter   Gougere Pork Terrine in Aspic Green Bean Salad with Horseradish and Plum Salmon Rillette Omelette with Boursin Cheese Croque Monsieur Chicken Leg with Butter Brioche Salad Steak Tartare with Crispy Shallots Napoleon with … Continue reading

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The Bakery at Republique, Los Angeles CA

The Bakery at Republique Iced Americano Biscuit with Honey and Butter Hazelnut Paris Brest Kouign Amann Canele Sticky Bun Doughnut Crème Brulee and Raspberry Jam Bombolini Reinventing the old Campanile space as an all-day French-infused eatery, complete with imported ovens … Continue reading

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The Larder at Tavern, Los Angeles CA

The Larder at Tavern Sticky Bun Almond Croissant Salted Caramel Brownie Carrot Cake Chocolate Chip, Oatmeal Raisin, Snickerdoodle Cookie Generally impressed by the food during brunch at A.O.C. despite high prices and service that fell somewhere between poor and nonexistent … Continue reading

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Orsa & Winston, Los Angeles CA

Orsa & Winston Herb Panna Cotta – black olive, nasturtium, grape Kanpachi – pomegranate, hijiki seaweed, green peanuts, yuzu shiro House-cured ham & cannellini beans – charred scallion, brown butter, pea tendrils, radish Tahitian & Delicata squash soup – crème … Continue reading

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The Pie Hole, Los Angeles CA

The Pie Hole “Dark Arts” Iced Americano Bourbon Pecan Earl Grey Maple Custard With artisan pie clearly having ‘a moment’ in trendy neighborhoods of San Francisco, Chicago, Brooklyn, Austin, and more it should come as no surprise that The City … Continue reading

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Lazy Ox Canteen, Los Angeles CA

Lazy Ox Canteen Polenta – roasted mushrooms, creamed greens, yellow curry oil Pig Ear Chiccharones – pickles, tomatillo salsa, harissa Croque Madame – ham, gruyere cheese, fried egg Rice Pudding – cinnamon, caramel, crumble Butterscotch Budino – salted caramel, whipped … Continue reading

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eggslut, Los Angeles CA

eggslut g&b coldbrew Bacon, Egg & Cheese – Hardwood Smoked Bacon, Over Medium Egg, Cheddar Cheese, Chipotle Ketchup in a Warm Portuguese Bun Slut – Coddled Egg on Potato Puree with Seasoned Crostini Elevated to foodporn status by bright yellows … Continue reading

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California Donuts, Los Angeles CA

California Donuts Blueberry Cinnamon Toast Crunch Matcha Green Tea Croissant Donut Oreo Panda The Snickers Bar Apple Fritter Buttermilk Bar Located on 3rd, and open 24/7 with a steady trickle of traffic throughout the day for freshly fried treats, California … Continue reading

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Alcove Cafe & Bakery, Los Angeles CA

Alcove Cafe & Bakery Almond Croissant Polenta Raspberry Scone Chocolate Chip Bread Pudding Brioche French Toast – Vanilla, Rum, Crème Fraiche, Berry Reduction, Vermont Maple Syrup Almond Pear Tart Red Velvet Cupcake Carrot Cake Cupcake Located in Los Feliz and … Continue reading

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Cotogna, San Francisco CA

Cotogna Focaccia House Cured Cod Bruschetta with Pole Beans Monterey Bay Squid, Cucumbers, Haricots Verts Grilled Shrimp with Beets and Cucumber Knoll Farm Fig Pizza with Gorgonzola Dolce and Arugula Chino Farm Corn Triangoli Tagliatelle with Devil’s Gulch Rabbit and … Continue reading

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