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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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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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Zinque West Hollywood

May 15, 2014
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Zinque now has another location in West Hollywood, right across from the Pacific Design Center. Christina invited me for a mid-week lunch (FYI they’re pretty much open all day long.) Just like the Venice original, there’s plenty of wine… …and coffee! Along with our Pig/Zinque themed beverages, we were served Banh Mi… …sliced hard boiled […]

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Vegan Veterans Day

November 11, 2013
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Leslie’s first time at The Larchmont Bungalow! We ordered vegan, of course… …Quinoa and Blueberry Pancakes… …made from Organic Red and White Quinoa, with Candied Walnuts, Blueberries… …and maple syrup on top. Red, white, and blue for Veterans Day – thanks to all who have served! P.S. If any readers go to Bryn Mawr, my […]

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Catered by Cheutine

October 26, 2013
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Friday morning began with the usual melon; I also noshed on a pear and handful of Nacho-flavored Beanitos on the drive back from interviewing Eddie. When the sun went down, Abe and I headed over to Adam’s, where he and Melanie were hosting a party… …cooked by Cheutine. I noshed on a piece of cracker […]

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