Daily Archives: October 7, 2011

Fluff Ice

I’m a relative newbie to the shaved ice game. In the last two months, I’ve tried the Korean, Taiwanese, Hawaiian, and Filipino versions. Even though summer’s over, the weather is still warm enough for me to justify ice for lunch. Fluff Ice invited me to check out their store, in a fancy outdoor Monterey Park mini-mall (think The Grove). Yes,


When we first moved to Los Angeles six years ago, we often went to Grub for brunch. Housed in a 1920’s duplex, the vibe is home-y and chill. Then co-owner Betty Fraser was a contestant on Top Chef and it became impossible to eat a leisurely meal in the tiny space without a 45-minute wait. Took a while, but we