Category Archives: California

Porridge & Puffs at Field Trip, Los Angeles CA

Tweet Porridge & Puffs Verve Cold Brew Cabbage Slaw + Rau Ram, Peanuts Purple Haze + Cosmic Carrots, Curry Aioli, Pomegranate Naked Puffs Short Rib – Kokuho Heirloom Rice, Braised Beef Short Ribs, Lacto Fermented Mustard Greens, Pickled Egg, Pickled … Continue reading

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Salt & Straw, Los Angeles CA

Tweet Salt & Straw Happy Birthday Elvis – Banana pudding ice cream, Marionberry Jam from Oregon Hill Farms along with homemade peanut butter-bacon butterfingers Salted, Malted, Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Almond Brittle with Salted Ganache Black Olive Brittle & Goat … Continue reading

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Barrel & Ashes, Los Angeles CA

Tweet Barrel & Ashes Smoked Chicken Wings with Garden Vegetables and Blue Cheese Spicy Pork Rinds with Malt Vinegar Mayonnaise Hoe Cake with Maple Butter Half Rack of Salmon Creek Farms Spare Ribs Brisket Sandwich with Swiss Pulled Pork Sandwich … Continue reading

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Steampunk CoffeeBar & Kitchen, Valley Village CA

Tweet Steampunk CoffeeBar & Kitchen Cinnamon Crumble Coffee Cake The Stack – Buttermilk Fried Chicken, Bacon, Egg, Belgian Waffle with Cayenne Maple Aioli served with sautéed Kale and Onions French Toast – Thick Cut Sweet Bread, Oven-Baked, with Blackberry Jam … Continue reading

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Bea Bea’s, Burbank CA

Tweet Bea Bea’s Coffee Uh-Oh Oreo Pancakes – Oreo, Marshmallow, Walnut on Buttermilk Pancakes Peaches & Crunch French Toast – Hawaiian Bread French Toast dipped in Corn Flakes and Almonds, topped with Caramelized Peaches and Whipped Cream with Sweet Cinnamon … Continue reading

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Faith & Flower, Los Angeles CA

Tweet 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 … Continue reading

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Cafe Dulce, Los Angeles CA

Tweet 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, … Continue reading

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JiST Cafe, Los Angeles CA

Tweet 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 … Continue reading

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Red Medicine [3,] Los Angeles CA

Tweet 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 … Continue reading

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The Church Key, Los Angeles CA

Tweet 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 … Continue reading

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Sunny Spot, Venice CA

Tweet 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 … Continue reading

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A-Frame, Los Angeles CA

Tweet 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 … Continue reading

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Superba Food + Bread, Venice CA

Tweet 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 … Continue reading

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Trois Mec, Los Angeles CA

Tweet 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 … Continue reading

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Mud Hen Tavern, Los Angeles CA

Tweet 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 … Continue reading

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Petit Trois, Los Angeles CA

Tweet 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 … Continue reading

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The Bakery at Republique, Los Angeles CA

Tweet 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 … Continue reading

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The Larder at Tavern, Los Angeles CA

Tweet 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 … Continue reading

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Orsa & Winston, Los Angeles CA

Tweet 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 – … Continue reading

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The Pie Hole, Los Angeles CA

Tweet 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 … Continue reading

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