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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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Dr. Sandwich

June 30, 2014
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Dr. Sandwich recently opened and invited me to Beverly Hills for lunch… …reminds me of Subway or Chipotle, with a Mediterranean theme. Customize your sandwich on plain/whole wheat Baguette… …Lafa… …or pita.  That’s what I got, along with some Chicken Shawarma. Also on the menu – Paninis, Soup, French Fries, Chicken Schnitzel… …and vegetarian options – Falafel… …and Sabich […]

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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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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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Guisados

May 24, 2014
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Abe and I haven’t stopped talking about this place since we went last Monday. This is the Echo Park location of the legendary Guisados, which I just learned means “stewed” in Spanish… …that’s exactly what’s on the menu – a bunch of braised, slow-cooked options… …served on perfect, homemade tortillas. I got the divine Chicken […]

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