Daily Archives: November 27, 2010

I’ll Be Your Huckleberry

bakeries/cafes/dessert places - brunch - giveaway

Wow – I can’t believe it’s only 1:30pm and so much has happened already! First thing’s first – we dropped off Abe’s parents at LAX:

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To help combat the sadness of saying goodbye, we treated ourselves to a West Side brunch at Huckleberry.

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Woah – apparently we weren’t the only ones with this idea – parking in the back lot wasn’t too bad at 10am, but there was a loooong line.

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I tried to save us seats while Abe ordered, but was informed that was a no-no. Oops!

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Despite the crowds, this is my kinda place!

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The baked goods looked amazing, but I was a bit overwhelmed and decided to just stick to the menu…

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…though I’m kicking myself now for not ordering a piece of this to go – it looks like it could rival Urth Caffe’s version!

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We were able to find seating outside. It was cold, but better than the noisy chaos indoors.

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And this way, our little Huckleberry Hound could join us!

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I bused the table myself; you also are responsible for bringing out your own water/condiments.

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The food arrives pretty quickly, though!

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I ordered the Quinoa, Spinach, and Butternut Squash topped with two Eggs, Sunnyside Up. Abe got the Soft Baked Eggs with Roasted Tomato Sauce, White Beans, and Parmesan Cheese:

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I love eating brunch in my pajamas! Reminds me of college.

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This is the kinda meal I would cook at home – except I never take the time to roast whole cloves of garlic – makes a BIG difference.

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Abe got some runny-yolk action too.

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Traded bites for bites. And bites.

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FABULOUS!

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Breakfast like kings – we had energy to tackle three loads of laundry, clean the entire house, and this is normally when we’d be rolling OUT of bed on a weekend!

Next up on the agenda – put up the X-mas Tree, take Julius for a walk, maybe see a movie, and of course…

Launch my Saturday FAAAAAVORITE THIIIINGS giveaway!!!

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This week’s prize: Tofu XPress, which I reviewed back in April and use all the time – it truly is one of my favorite kitchen gadgets, and you can get one for free by doing one of the following:

Let me know how you entered in the comments section; extra points for doing all three – plus if you tweet/blog/spread the word you’ll increase your odds of winning. One U.S Resident will be chosen at random and contacted next week!

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Eternal Flame

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Close your eyes, give me your hand, darling

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Do you feel my heart beating? Do you understand?

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Do you feel the same? Am I only dreaming, is this burning an eternal flame?

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I believe it’s meant to be, darling

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I watch you when you are sleeping…you belong with me

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Do you feel the same? Am I only dreaming, is this burning an eternal flame?

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Say my name, sun shines through the rain, a whole life so lonely and then you come and ease the pain

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I don’t want to lose this feeling…oh!!!

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Close your eyes, give me your hand, darling

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Do you feel my heart beating? Do you understand, do you feel the same?

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Am I only dreaming, is this burning…

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An Eternal FLAAAAAAME?!?!?

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Necessary Reprise Prevention, so Abe could sing his own love ballad to the pie that stole my heart:

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*SOB*

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(Yes, that was dinner last night.)