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Hidden House Coffee Roasters, Santa Ana CA

Hidden House Coffee Roasters Cold Brew Coffee Banana Bread Blueberry Lemon Scone Almond Croissant Chocolate Chip Cookie Founded in 2010, and since expanded from San Juan Capistrano to Santa Ana, Hidden House Coffee is no longer so secret, though the … Continue reading

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Oliboli Donuts, Tustin CA

Oliboli Donuts Cold Brew Coffee Croque Madame – Yeast Donut, Prosciutto, Mornay Sauce, Comte Cheese, Gruyere Cheese, Duck Fat Fried Egg, Chives, Black Lava Salt Oliebollen – 40-Hour Yeast Dough, Apples, Currants, Raisins, Lemon Zest, Spices, Confectioner’s Sugar  /  Semla … Continue reading

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Bon Temps, Los Angeles CA

Bon Temps Pecan Sour – Bourbon, Cognac, Benedictine, Pecan, Almond, Lemon Bon Bread Service – Meyer Lemon and Leek Fougesse Chef’s Canapé Board – Cheesy Bites, Tomato Tartare, Chicken Liver Mousse Carolina Gold Risotto – Country Ham, Persimmon, Truffle Rye … Continue reading

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Bae & Co., Los Angeles CA

Bae & Co. Ube, Vegan Charcoal Pineapple Vanilla, Vegan Charcoal Pineapple, Strawberry Pocky, Sesame Cone / Cocoa Puffs, Earl Grey, Sesame Cone Opened in late 2017, Bae & Co. in Little Tokyo lives by the motto of putting customers before … Continue reading

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Superfine Pizza, Los Angeles CA

Superfine Pizza Pepperoni Slice – Pepperoni, Tomato, Cheese Spinach on White Slice – Four Cheeses, Spinach Salami Honey Slice – Spicy Salami, Provolone, Grana Padano, Buckwheat Honey Created by Steve Samson, of Rossoblu fame, Superfine Pizza is a Slice window … Continue reading

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All Day Baby, Los Angeles CA

All Day Baby Cold Brew Coffee Pistachio Milkshake – Whipped Cream Strawberry Jam Concha Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Chocolate + Walnut + Halvah Cookie Chewy Blackout Brownie Buckwheat Waffle – Housemade Country Ham, Smoked Maple, Salted Butter Fried Chicken … Continue reading

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Dōnatsu, Los Angeles CA

Dōnatsu Black Sesame Apple Fritter Churro Mocha Latte By some estimates 1600+ Donut shops across California are owned by Cambodian families, and at Dōnatsu in Little Tokyo Jenny and Nite Ban put their own unique spin on an entirely Vegan … Continue reading

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Tacos 1986, Los Angeles CA

Tacos 1986 Mushroom Taco Carne Asada Mulita Chicken Vampiro Opened mid-2019, Tacos 1986 is the brainchild of Victor Delgado and Jorge Alvarez-Tostado, their stand formerly found on Highland Avenue and at Smorgasburg now slinging a concise menu of Meats and … Continue reading

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Clark Street Bread (Grand Central Market,) Los Angeles CA

Clark Street Bread Cultured Butter, House Raspberry Jam, Country Sourdough Toast Goat Cheese, Local Raw Honey, Black Pepper, Walnut Raisin Sourdough Toast Kouign Amann Almond Croissant Snickerdoodle Cookie Monkey Bread Founded by Zack Hall out of an apartment on Clark … Continue reading

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Best of 2019 – Meals, Savories, Sweets

Having easily defined 2018 as a year of challenges, 2019 is a far more challenging year to define. On a professional level, the prior twelve months have been the most satisfying of my life and I’m genuinely proud of my … Continue reading

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Nightshade, Los Angeles CA

Nightshade Carrot, Tangerine, Citrus, Ancho Grenadine, Pineapple Mousse Tom Yum Chicharron, Coconut Dip, Smoked Trout Roe Koshihikari Rice Congee, XO Sauce, Crispy Shallots, Pork Floss Roasted Potatoes, Strawberry Mole, Seeded Granola Tamarind Glazed Baby Carrots, Toasted Coconut, Carrot Top Emulsion … Continue reading

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Ample Hills Creamery, Los Angeles CA

Ample Hills Creamery Samples: Strawberries & Cream, Ooey Gooey Butter Cake, Snap Mallow Pop, Salted Crack’d Caramel, Corn to Run, Beneath Las Estrellas Nonna D’s Oatmeal Lace (Dark Brown Sugar Cinnamon Ice Cream, Homemade Oatmeal Lace Cookie Pieces) / Butter … Continue reading

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Ma’am Sir, Los Angeles CA

Ma’am Sir Pandan Iced Coffee Pain de Sal, Ube Butter Pandan Pancakes, Whipped Butter, Pure Maple Syrup Banana Bibingka Avocado Grilled Cheese, Milk Bread, Cheese, Mustard, Pepper Jam, French Fries Coconut Toast, Pandan Jam, Kecap Manis Garlic Rice Longganisa Sausage, … Continue reading

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Maury’s Bagels & Appetizing, Los Angeles CA

Maury’s Bagels & Appetizing Toasted Sesame Seed Bagel, Butter Toasted Sesame Seed Bagel, Cream Cheese Za’atar Spice Bagel, Butter Chocolate Almond Rugelach, Strawberry Rugelach Sea Salt Poppy Chocolate Chip Cookie Black & White Sesame Cookie Challah Toast, Strawberry Jam When … Continue reading

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Birdie G’s, Santa Monica CA

Birdie G’s Kasha Cakes, Schmaltz, Gribenes, Crackling, Lemon Zest, Chives Cast Iron Cornbread, Fermented Green Chili Butter Sloppy Jeremy Texas Toast, Beef-Strawberry Bolognese, Horsey Goat Sauce, Arugula Hangtown Brei, Schmaltz, Matzo, Wood-grilled Pork Belly, Fried Pacific Oysters, Hot Sauce Hollandaise … Continue reading

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Heroic Deli & Wine Bar, Santa Monica CA

Heroic Deli & Wine Bar Cacio y Pepe Arancini Nonna’s Gnudi – Ricotta, Spinach, Sage Brown Butter, Parmigiano Reggiano Polpo Croccante – Crispy Octopus, Parsley Potato Salad Triofe al Pesto – Basil, Parmigiano Reggiano, Pecorino Romano, Pine Nuts OMG Sandwich … Continue reading

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Wanderlust Creamery (Venice,) Los Angeles CA

Wanderlust Creamery Samples – Smoky Road, Abuelita Malted Crunch, Hai Van Pass The White (Milk Cream, White Rabbit Candies) / Ube Malted Crunch (Malted Milk, Purple Yams) / Aussie Caramel (Dark Caramel Cream, Vegemite) / Pandan Cone Inspired by travel, … Continue reading

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Tallula’s, Santa Monica CA

Tallula’s Restaurant Housemade Tortilla Chips, Salsa Roja Nachos “Sencillo”, Salsa Roja, Spicy Giardiniera, Crema, Lots of Cheese Chilaquiles, Salsa Roja, Black Beans, Cilantro, Watermelon Radish, Red Onion, Cheese, Pico de Gallo, Sunnyside Up Egg Chicharrones, Housemade Tajin Spice Grass-fed Carne … Continue reading

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Two Guns Kitchen, El Segundo CA

Two Guns Kitchen Almond Croissant Plum and Golden Raisin Muffin Cinnamon Roll Housemade Granola, Coconut Panna Cotta, Pears, Coconut Milk Brioche French Toast, Banana, Candied Pecans, Powdered Sugar, Orange Zest, 100% Pure Maple Syrup Serving El Segundo since 2017, and … Continue reading

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Somni, Los Angeles CA

Somni 2018 Ancestral de la Cristina Raspberry Leaf, Yogurt, Tamarind Almond ‘Shell’, Almond Milk Oak ‘Tree’ Hojita of Hoja Santa, Mezcal, Citrus Blueberry Eucalyptus Tart / Panellets of Pinenut Cream, Puffed Rice / Chicken Skin and Liver Mousse / Trufflecini … Continue reading

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