Category Archives: salads

Mainland Poke Shop

There is a Raw Fish Revolution going on in Los Angeles right now – Zach recently explored eight poke places for Eater.  I started with the one closest to me (and admittedly, the only one that sent me an invite). Mainland Poke Shop, is located next door to Joan’s on Third, and is sorta like Pinkberry-meets-Poke. Owner Ari Kahan got

Recipe: Blueberry Quinoa Salad

I was asked to contribute a Quinoa dish to Passover Seder, filled with a lot of Uber Foodies – the pressure was on! Spent about 2 weeks pouring over quinoa recipes until I realized, “AHEM.  Even though I never cook, I’m still pretty good at it!  I’m going to develop something myself, dammit!” (<—can you say that word if you’re Jewish?) My

Fala Bar

Fala Bar = Falafel and Salad Bar! Located on Melrose, just east of Fairfax, the space is tiny, mostly gluten-free, 100% organic/vegan/GMO-free and full of choices! Just look at all the beverages – they even have fresh coconut they’ll cut for you. I was treated to a sampling of options… …homemade, baked falafel with hummus, tahini, matbucha, and baba ghanoush