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Fry-Day

July 20, 2014
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Islands recently gifted me with a certificate; I’ve been saving it – and at the end of last week, definitely needed a “vacation.” Picked Abe up from work, and headed to Burbank. We wolfed down a plate of cheese fries.  Why are their cheese fries so epic? Barely had room for our entrees – Grilled Veggie […]

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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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Terroni Downtown LA

June 12, 2014
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Whitney (who just won Saveur Magazine’s Editors Choice for Best Wine Blog!) is the sommelier at Terroni.  We met up with Joy to check out the downtown space… …which is fancy and phenomenal. Started with Fiori di Zucchine… …deep fried zucchini flowers oozing with ricotta and parmigano cheese… …moved on to salads… (A Fagiolo – Kidney […]

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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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Oliver’s Prime Steakhouse

May 29, 2014
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Abe and I were invited to the Sunset Strip… …inside the Grafton Hotel to check out the new Oliver’s Prime Steakhouse. We munched on hot, homemade pretzel rolls while looking over the menu (which glowed in the dark)… …of course there’s plenty of meat… …but since I was eating with this guy, we decided to […]

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