J Something Bakery

January 7, 2014

in bakeries/cafes/dessert places

My last Irvine adventure with Mommy…

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…was at J. Sweet Bakery

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…or was it JJ Bakery?!?

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Whatever it’s called, it all looked insane.

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From the classic Hot Dog Bun…

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…to Taro with Dry Buttermilk…

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…Whole Wheat Buttermilk with Walnuts…

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…Soft Red Bean + Coffee Bread with Walnuts…

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…Onion and Mushroom Danish Sticks…

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…Watermelon Rolls…

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…Marble Cake…

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…and Sweet Tuna Bread?!?

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Mommy’s coming to stay with me next week in LA – any Angelenos have tourist advice?

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{ 9 comments }

1 Yoshiko January 7, 2014 at 3:49 pm

How about Huntington Gardens & Library? They even do a high tea. Plus, it’s fairly close to San Gabriel – if you wanted to take an excursion out there with your mom. Have fun!

2 Elaine January 7, 2014 at 6:47 pm

I second this proposition!
Huntington has everything from classical art to marble sculptures to gardens from all over the world.
With regards to ‘Jan,’ Huntington also has a Japanese garden.
My favourite section has a dozen bonsai trees that are hundreds of years old but still so small!!! ^-^ Some are below 2 feet! ^-^

3 Jan January 7, 2014 at 4:00 pm

There is a beautiful Japanese Garden in Encino on Woodley and I believe it is free. Very Zen and beautiful.

4 Floey January 7, 2014 at 4:30 pm

I haven’t heard about that place in irvine. I’ve just always hear about 85 degrees~!!!

5 Tina January 7, 2014 at 7:22 pm

There are a couple of spots in my area!
*The Huntington Library in San Marino (Recommended above)
*LA Arboretum in Arcadia (My mom & sister actually like this better than The Huntington Library.)

While you’re in the area, you can go back to Din Tai Fung Restaurant!

6 hippierunner January 7, 2014 at 8:37 pm

If you’re on the Eastside & want something sweet, stop by Donut Friend in Highland Park, next door to Scoops. It’s relatively new and so amazing! I go way too often, especially because of all the vegan options. My fave is Fudgegazi!

7 Diane January 8, 2014 at 5:26 am

So, I had a question……did your Mom end up moving to Irvine?

8 Lynn @ The Actor's Diet January 8, 2014 at 7:37 am

They had bought a house but it’s being rented out now. She’s still living on the east coast.

9 kunj_ganatra January 8, 2014 at 6:00 am

Wow. Looks so yummy.

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