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Secret foie gras in LA.

I’m not really supposed to say where it’s from.  But I found it!  What a pleasant surprise for a random Wednesday evening.  Also a pleasant surprise was sitting three tables away from an actor from several of my favorite TV … Continue reading

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Joe’s Restaurant on Abbot Kinney, Venice (the California one)

We took a short bike ride down the beach trail from Santa Monica to Venice and popped into Joe’s for dinner because I had a Blackboard Eats deal for a free bottle of wine and dessert.  We sat at the … Continue reading

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German/Swiss at Chalet Edelweiss.

Found a strange German/Swiss restaurant near LAX amongst all the corporate restaurants and fast food.  It’s a little cheesy (har har), but the food was hearty and comforting.  Great pit stop if you’re waiting for a flight. “Swiss mac and … Continue reading

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Warszawa Santa Monica

It was a toss up between neighborhood favorite Warszawa and vegan restaurant Real Food Daily.  It’s not hard to see what won out.  Following a brief German food phase that encompassed such restaurants as Suppenkuche (SF), Walzwerk (SF), Teske’s (SJ), … Continue reading

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Tada! Cafe in Santa Monica

Tada Cafe is across the street from my boyfriend’s work (and right next door to a TOM’s warehouse/headquarters which was a nice discovery followed by the crushing disappointment that they don’t sell directly out of that warehouse) and serves a … Continue reading

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Nickel Diner smac & cheese

The ins and outs of Nickel Diner’s smac and cheese with roasted tomatoes and, according to LAist, four cheeses (cheddar, fontina, pepper jack, mozzarella).  A really good, soulful, unpretentious diner mac with big noodles and panko breadcrumbs.

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DineLA: Los Angeles Restaurant Week, October 2-7 and 9-14, 2011

Prepping for the return to Los Angeles by scouting out good prix fixe menus for Dine LA.  There are so many participating restaurants this year! Il Grano – They are offering the sea urchin pasta I love so much on … Continue reading

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