Category Archives: Venice

Salt & Straw, Venice CA

Tweet Salt & Straw Samples – Avocado & Strawberry Sherbet, Roasted Strawberry & Toasted White Chocolate, Stumptown Coffee & Compartes Love Nuts Salted Caramel Cupcake – “salty and sweet, packed full of soggy, crumbly, mushed up cupcake bottoms and handfuls … Continue reading

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The Rose Cafe Restaurant, Venice CA

Tweet The Rose Café Restaurant Coffe Pistachio Croissant – raisins / Almond Croissant / Turkey and Cheese Croissant – mustard / Blueberry Kouign Amann / Kouign Amann / Pistachio and Candied Lemon Donut / Milk Jam Beignet with Cocoa Nibs … Continue reading

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Blue Star Donuts, Venice CA

Tweet Blue Star Donuts Buttermilk Old Fashioned Orange Olive Oil Marionberry Black Pepper Jam with Peanut Butter Powder Contreau Crème Brulee Hard Apple Cider Fritter Seemingly a logical extension of the brand following a successful Tokyo debut after starting strong … Continue reading

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Gjusta, Los Angeles CA

Tweet Gjusta Cold Brew over Ice Butter Croissant Quiche Lorraine Buttermilk Biscuit, Butter, Apricot Jam Baklava Croissant Cinnamon Crumb Brioche Doughnut Chocolate Babka Banana Cream Pie Blueberry Chess Pie Having visited Gjelina far too long ago, but generally impressed by … 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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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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Groundwork Coffee, Venice CA

Tweet Groundwork Coffee Coffee Sampling    Almond Croissant An impromptu stop en route to brunch at Superba Snack Bar with friends both new and old, Los Angeles based Groundwork Coffee Company on Rose Avenue would prove an admirable pick-me-up amidst … Continue reading

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The Tasting Kitchen, Venice CA

Tweet The Tasting Kitchen Panier de Patisseries – French Toast, Pane con Carne, Biscuit and Milk Jam, Sticky Bun, Chocolate Brioche, Ricotta Muffin Fried Chicken and Waffle Ricotta/Apple/Farro Crumble Fried Oyster/Spinach/Bacon/Eggs Grilled Gruyere and Figs Duck Confit – Soft Scramble, … Continue reading

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Gjelina and GTA, Los Angeles CA

Tweet I’d admittedly heard some mixed things about Gjelina in the year since my last visit to Los Angeles – most of them describing a restaurant that is pretty much jam packed from noon till midnight serving good, sometimes even … Continue reading

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