Category Archives: California

Johannes, Palm Springs CA

Johannes Baguette with Garbanzo Bean Puree, Avocado and Herbs Cheese Spaetzeln – Sauteed House Made Noodles, Melted Gruyere and Fontina, Wild Arugula, Onions, Chives Weinerschnitzel – Roasted Parslied Fingerling Potatoes, Cucumber in Dill Sour Cream Dressing, Cranberry Jelly, Lemon Jager … Continue reading

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Rooster and the Pig, Palm Springs CA

Rooster and the Pig Vietnamese Iced Coffee Complimentary Jook – Herbs, Crispy Shallots Lemongrass Pork and Date Summer Roll – Lettuce, Rice Noodle, Crispy Shallots, Herbs Vietnamese Crispy Roll – Chicken, Wood Ear Mushrooms, Glass Noodles with Simple Salad Crispy … Continue reading

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Jake’s, Palm Springs CA

Jake’s Monte Cubano Sandwich – Fresh Turkey, Black Forest Ham, Gruyere, Pickles, Dijon Garlic Aioli on Egg-dipped Brioche Hummingbird Cake – Banana and Pineapple Spice Cake, Cream Cheese Buttercream First off, yes, Jake’s Restaurant is named after a West Highland … Continue reading

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Sherman’s Delicatessen and Bakery, Palm Springs CA

Sherman’s Delicatessen and Bakery Beef n’ Latkas – Pastrami between two Potato Latkes served with Coleslaw, Applesauce and Sour Cream San Jacinto – Chocolate Ganache, Chocolate Cake, Chocolate Mousse, Cheesecake Carrot Cake – Raisins, Walnuts and Cream Cheese Icing Originally … Continue reading

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Cheeky’s, Palm Springs CA

Cheeky’s Vittoria Coffee Skillet Monkey Bread with Cream Cheese Glaze French Toast with Huckleberry Syrup, Greek Yogurt, Local Honey and 100% Pure Maple Syrup Cinnamon Roll Open Thursday through Monday with a menu that has changed 466 times since opening … Continue reading

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Workshop Kitchen + Bar, Palm Springs CA

Workshop Kitchen + Bar Braised Pork Cheek Fries – Red Curry, Shoestring Potatoes, Pickled Radish, Smoked & Shaved Brussels Duck Study #1 – Duck & Kimchi Anson Mills Fried Rice, Chinese 5-Spice, Fried Duck Egg Double Espresso – Ice HA’s … Continue reading

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The Tropicale, Palm Springs CA

The Tropicale Restaurant Pumpkin Cranberry Coffee Cake Crispy Southern Fried Chicken on a Bacon Jalapeno Waffle with Country Gravy, Collard Greens and Maple Syrup Maple Glazed Doughnut Bread Pudding with Spiced Pecans and Butter Pecan Gelato Described as “chic and … Continue reading

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Great Shakes, Palm Springs CA

Great Shakes Buttered Pecan Shake – Housemade Butterscotch Sauce and Toasted Buttered Pecans with Whipped Cream and a Miniature Donut Date Walnut Shake – Coachella Valley Dates and Fresh Walnuts with Whipped Cream and a Miniature Donut Said by many … Continue reading

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Bill’s Pizza, Palm Springs CA

Bill’s Pizza Pepperoni Slice – Red Sauce, Mozzarella, Pepperoni / Elton John Slice – Garlic Infused Olive Oil Sauce, Artichoke Hearts, Tomatoes, Cooked Spinach, Red Onions, Four Cheese Blend, Feta With locations in Prescott Arizona, Palm Springs and Palm Desert … Continue reading

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Aspen Mills Bakery, Palm Springs CA

Aspen Mills Bread Chocolate Chip Cookie Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie Carrot Raisin Bran Muffin with Pecans Date Cranberry Muffin Cinnamon Chopper With four points of sales in the Coachella Valley, two of them sporting full-scale baking facilities, it was early … Continue reading

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Swiss Donut, Palm Springs CA

Swiss Donut Two Complimentary Glazed Holes Apple Fritter Glazed Old Fashioned Glazed Buttermilk Bar Maple Cruller While most know Palm Springs California for its Native American past, mountainous terrain and outdoor recreational activities including hiking, golfing as well as heavy … Continue reading

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Vespertine, Los Angeles CA

Vespertine Americano Bianco, Passion Flower Ice Plant, Lime Kelp, Yuzu, Wild Fennel Burnt Onion, Wild Currant Cookie Mango, Sunflower, Spruce (Not Photographed) Smoked Hazelnut, Prune Leather, Anise Hyssop Hirame, Salted Plum, Smoked Onion, Squid Ink, Yogurt, Teff, Chervil White Asparagus, … Continue reading

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Pizzana, Los Angeles CA

Pizzana Pignatiello – Neapolitan Sunday Gravy, Braised Short Rib, Fior di Latte, Parmigiano Crema, Basil Neo Margherita – San Marzano DOP “Polpa,” Fior di Latte, Basil Crumb, Parmigiano, Basil Lastra di Napoletana – Vanilla, Strawberry, Triple Chocolate Ice Cream, Fudge, … Continue reading

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Cookie Good, Santa Monica CA

Cookie Good Cheetos Chocolate Chip Brownie Chunk Caramel Pretzel Chocolate Chunk Ice Cream Sundae S’mores Rice Krispies Treat Banana Cream Pie Blondie Long on a list of places ‘to-do’ in Los Angeles, the location in Santa Monica convenient enough but … Continue reading

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Howlin’ Ray’s, Los Angeles CA

Howlin’ Ray’s Medium Half Bird – Breast + Wing + Leg + Thigh + Pickles Medium Chicken Sando – Boneless Breast + Slaw + Comeback Sauce + Pickles + Butter Bun Hot Chicken & Waffles – Leg + Thigh + … Continue reading

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Friends & Family, Los Angeles CA

Friends & Family Sonora Wheat Croissant, Pain d’Amade, Ricotta Pound Cake Citrus Muffin, Blue Corn Blueberry Scone, Sticky Oat and Pecan Donut Summer Corn Hand Pie, White Cheddar Biscuit, Spinach Breakfast Galette Trouble Cookie, Oatmeal Date Cookie, Peanut Butter Cookie, … Continue reading

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Trejo’s Coffee & Donuts, Hollywood CA

Trejo’s Coffee & Donuts Nacho – Raised Donut / Jalapeno / Chives / Trejo’s Hot Sauce / Cheddar Cheese Maple Pig – Raised Donut / Maple Syrup / Vanilla / Brown Sugar / Candied Bacon Piñata Cake – Buttermilk Cake … Continue reading

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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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