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Tart Restaurant

May 31, 2014
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I drive by Tart several times a week, but never stepped inside until yesterday… …so glad I did! Sat outside on the porch… …and looked over the menu while sipping on beverages. They make their own Craft Sodas – Lemon-Lavender, Strawberry-Yuzu, and Sour Pineapple. Brunch all day!!! Until dinner, that is. This was one of […]

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Bow and Truss

May 26, 2014
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We headed to the Valley mid-week to celebrate our friend Erin’s birthday. Bow and Truss is a stunning space… …with beautiful food. We ordered a bunch to share – I didn’t snap too many pix because there was a large group waiting to eat… …but I will say that this (blurry) Fig Bread… …served with […]

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A Tale of Two Bread Puddings

February 25, 2014
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For Friday’s Ladies’ Night, I made two different types of bread pudding. One utilizing La Brea Bakery’s classic Chocolate Sour Cherry… …and the other was a Gluten-Free Version, finishing up a bag of white bread. Both were dairy free. I used Nourishing Joy’s Slow Cooker Bread Pudding recipe (subbing coconut milk and adding chocolate)… …and […]

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LA Times Test Kitchens

August 22, 2013
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Most of Wednesday’s eats were identical to Tuesday’s – but instead of Top Round Roast Beef, I spent the night at The LA Times Test Kitchens. “The Taste” is coming to Paramount Studios, and this was a preview of their Labor Day Block Party. It was nice to see Russ Parsons again, and check out […]

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Ramekin

July 17, 2013
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Paradis is gone, but another dessert spot has taken its place… …Ramekin held a media event last night, where we got to sample the menu and meet the chef/owners. I ate half a melon a few hours beforehand – one of the 10 made-from-scratch ice cream and gelato flavors I sampled… …Abe and I shared […]

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