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La Poubelle

June 27, 2014
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I walk by La Poubelle every time I see a show at UCB; it’s always packed, but I haven’t been inside – other than one quick brunch, years ago. Things have changed since then – not necessarily with the decor… …but in the kitchen. “La Poubelle” literally means “garbage can” in French – the place […]

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M.B. Post

June 3, 2014
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For the last few years, every time I’ve met somebody from Manhattan Beach, I’ll pick their brain about M.B. Post… …known as one of the best vegetarian-friendly restaurants – but since it’s not exactly around the corner from me, I couldn’t bring myself to drive down “just to see” – until they lured me with […]

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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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Gracias Madre

March 17, 2014
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Abe and I visited Gracias Madre for Valentine’s Day and loved it – this time I brought my camera along, and a few dining companions – Sam and John. Sam’s straw matched her cardigan! She drank a Pomelo Margarita, Abe had a Beet Juice one… …and John went on a Tequila Flight. We ordered several […]

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Pumpkin Pumpkin Everywhere and Not a Drop to Eat

October 18, 2013
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I did not give in TOO much to the pumpkin madness existing now at Trader Joe’s… …but I did enjoy this bowl of their shredded brussels sprouts, dried cranberries, cherry tomatoes, turkey, balsamic vinegar glaze… …and extra virgin olive oil. A few newbies were purchased – Coconut Cashews… …I had a handful with grapes + […]

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