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Cafe Noir (formerly Madame Chou Chou) brunch

Duck confit hash and eggs.   Advertisements

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Sour cream banana pancakes!

Thanks, Ina Garten!  I messed up a batch of homemade yogurt this weekend because I added almond milk instead of water to try and make it thicker and it turned out a little sour.  Whoops.  Oh well, turn it into … Continue reading

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simplethings pie shop mac & cheese

Makes a pretty picture.  Too bad it was one of my least favorite mac and cheeses to date, which is saying something.  This is not, however, representative of the food at simplethings.  We had brunch here and the brunch food … Continue reading

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“Red” velvet cupcakes. First time baking in another country.

Baking in a foreign country is a crash course in language and food culture.  Namely, it seems that vanilla extract and baking soda aren’t used in Dutch baking.  I even tried to find vanilla extract at the expat grocery store, … Continue reading

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Food that doesn’t look so hot but tasted great.

Rabbit “Cretan style” (I looked this up–I think it means cooked in lemon? wine? cumin? allspice?  A lot of the recipes varied).  Delicious, especially the sauce.  Love Greek food. Lamb filet kebab. Aphrodite Lange Leidsedwarsstraat 91 Amsterdam (It’s down an … Continue reading

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Bottomless mimosa brunch at the Misfit.

The Misfit newly opened in the old Anisette Brasserie space off of Santa Monica’s Third Street Promenade, which is a bit of a shame because I really liked Anisette.  They had a tasty, affordable steak tartare that came with delicious … Continue reading

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Luna Park bottomless mimosa brunch

Took out of town guests to the Melrose Trading Post and couldn’t figure out what to have for lunch because I don’t really go into the West Hollywood area that much.  Tried going to Umami Burger on La Brea, but … Continue reading

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