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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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  • Yoshiko

    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!

    • Elaine

      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! ^-^

  • Jan

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

  • http://squigglefloey.wordpress.com Floey

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

  • Tina

    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!

  • http://Twitter.com/hippierunner hippierunner

    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!

  • Diane

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

    • http://www.theactorsdiet.com Lynn @ The Actor’s Diet

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

  • http://awomansays.com kunj_ganatra

    Wow. Looks so yummy.