Nick’s on 2nd

September 14, 2014

Just got back from a little drive down to Long Beach with Emily to meet Karla at Nick’s on 2nd. The breakfast menu is small, but filled with many good choices. I ordered an egg white omelet with spinach, fruit… …and homemade English Muffin. Karla opted for waffles… …and Emily ordered Omar’s Skillet – eggs, […]

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The Farmer and the Cook

September 10, 2014

The Farmer and the Cook came highly recommended by everyone who heard we were heading to Ojai. It’s a vegetarian restaurant (yes, owned by a farmer and a cook) with a market inside… …and a pizza oven on the patio. We wound up ordering other things, though the pies did look delicious. Super fresh Chilled […]

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Grain Lab

September 2, 2014

In my experience, there’s two types of Burbanks – the retro/funky kind with restaurants like The Tallyrand and fun thrift shopping, and the massive strip malls that feel like Anytown, USA.  I visited the latter, and was surprised to find this gem amongst the giant chain stores. Grain Lab Deli/Kitchen has been open for 2 years […]

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Beachwood Cafe

August 28, 2014

Abe and I love driving around the Hollywood Hills after our (bi-weekly) vegan gelato trips to Scoops.  Often, we’ll end up passing Beachwood Cafe, which looks so cozy and comforting… …we finally took the time to stop in – and I’m so thrilled we did. I loved everything about this place, from its design… …to […]

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Carvery Kitchen

August 26, 2014

“Ocean Park Boulevard” in Santa Monica = commercial auditions.  For me, there’s really no reason to hang around that street before/afterwards, but now there might be! Carvery Kitchen recently opened, and invited me in to try out the menu.  It kinda reminds me of Lemonade/Tender Greens… …with my favorite soda machine! Roman, the owner, invited […]

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