Gracias Madre

March 17, 2014

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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Sweet Rose Creamery on Beverly

January 20, 2014

Sundays are sweet… …when you get a sneak peek at the greatest shop ever. Sweet Rose Creamery doesn’t open their Beverly location until this Wednesday the 22nd, but I was invited in (along with family and friends) for some goodies. The first thing I noticed were the baked goods, by Milo + Olive. I’m so […]

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Urth Angel

January 15, 2014

My mom’s back in town! Just for a few days, sadly. When she saw the pumpkin pie at Urth Caffe, she ordered it for breakfast. And then I knew for sure we were related. I got the banana oatmeal – inspired by Brian’s bowl at the Downtown location. It is pretty sweet, and comes with […]

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Peace on Urth

January 2, 2014

Back in 2013, I stopped by Urth Caffe to record my latest podcast… …have been to the ones in Beverly Hills, Santa Monica, and WeHo many times, but this was my first trip to the downtown location. Pretty similar, except there’s a window where you can watch them bake! I had a Pumpkin Cranberry Muffin… […]

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Republic of Pie

December 27, 2013

I’ve always been Team Cake, but upon recent analysis, I think the happiest food experiences of my life revolve around pie. Republic of Pie is in the NoHo Arts District… …and you guessed it – they have pie! (Music on Mondays too.) Abe and I split a savory and a sweet slice. Potato Leek Quiche… […]

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