Joan’s Up At Bat

April 11, 2014

in bakeries/cafes/dessert places, dessert

I don’t get mad often, which is probably why forgiveness goes down smoothly.


Joan’s on Third invited me back to apologize for the situation on our Anniversary; as a peace offering they fed me ice cream.


Salt & Straw is from Portland – this is the only place in LA where they’re scooping/selling it.


After sampling 4 different flavors – from Sea Salt with Caramel Ribbons to Chocolate Brownie and Marshmallow Fluff – I settled on a seasonal cup, the incredible Rhubarb Crumble with Toasted Anise.


Eaten on the go – the place was packed with a lunch crowd – but they gave me a gift card to try dining there once more, and a promise the same experience wouldn’t happen again.


1 Tamara April 11, 2014 at 11:47 am

That is pretty darn cool of them! I hope it goes well next time.

And I really doubt that Salt & Straw is available here in Michigan… but wow, do I wish it were!

2 katecooks April 11, 2014 at 2:46 pm

lovely, so nice of them to reach out and make amends. ice cream looks SO GOOD!

3 allie@sweetpotatobites April 11, 2014 at 3:33 pm

I LOVE salt and straw! I need to go to Joan’s just for that. Best ice cream ever.

4 128372yu4r April 11, 2014 at 6:45 pm

I saw Abe on a buzzfeed video! :O

5 Emily April 12, 2014 at 1:54 pm

That was very sweet of them…pun definitely intended.
Obviously, they know that dessert is the best form of apology. (:

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