Monthly Archives: April 2011

Saturday.

Saturday means brunch.  Biked to Madame Chou Chou’s on Main Street in Santa Monica. Celery root soup. Duck and fig tartine. Basque madame.  Good, but not as good as their croque madame.  They also have a sweeeet pappardelle bolognese. Checked … Continue reading

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Staff prix fixe menu – Restaurant at the Getty

And now for something non-mac and cheese related.  Ever since moving to L.A., I wanted to try the Restaurant at the Getty Center, however overpriced it may seem, because the sample menu on the Getty website used to list a … Continue reading

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Cowboy Way BBQ in Palm Springs

This was a surprising example of disappointing BBQ macaroni and cheese at the Cowboy Way BBQ in Palm Springs.  We were staying in Desert Hot Springs for Tom’s birthday, and I’d always heard of the midcentury modern furnishings and shopping … Continue reading

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Reddi-chick, a weird juxtaposition in posh Brentwood Country Mart.

As a follow up to the previous entry, here is a side of mac and cheese from Reddi-chick, a BBQ (?) food stand (stall?) in the food court (?) of the Brentwood Country Mart, a shopping area that kind of … Continue reading

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Dickey’s BBQ Pit in Dallas-Fort Worth Airport

I’m not sure… should I start a new tag called “slummin’ it mac”?  Macaroni and cheese is super versatile and it’s not surprising that it’s everywhere from fancy ass restaurants to, well, KFC.  I don’t think I’ve met a mac … Continue reading

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Cafeteria 15L in Sacramento.

Cafeteria 15L in downtown Sacramento.  It looks trendy.  All the chairs are Eames style industrial paired with big wooden tavern style tables, so right up my alley.  The bathroom freaked me out because the sink area has a glass wall … Continue reading

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Elements Cafe in Pasadena: lobster mac and cheese

Rose Bowl flea market last Sunday!  We had brunch in Old Town Pasadena so we could easily hop over to the flea market, and I found Elements Cafe on Yelp.  It’s a small, simple place with communal seating and interesting … Continue reading

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