Tag: California

Watch this places’ backwards and upside-down spin on Thai rolled ice cream

Watch this places’ backwards and upside-down spin on Thai rolled ice cream

A new ice cream place opened down the street from us on Melrose. It’s not the one with the giant ice cream macaron sandwiches, it’s not the kosher place that has the best mint chip, or the ice cream place that only uses seasonal farmers […]

Bread, books & bombolone: The best food gifts Los Angeles has to offer

Bread, books & bombolone: The best food gifts Los Angeles has to offer

When you’re a foodie and you want to give a gift from the heart, the first thing you think of is giving the gift of food! Therefor, I’m constantly researching the best food gifts Los Angeles has to offer, and I’m pretty proud of my […]

“Happy Hallowsemite!” Our last-minute weekend trip to Yosemite in October

“Happy Hallowsemite!” Our last-minute weekend trip to Yosemite in October

It had been a couple of months since our last weekend trip, and Mike and I had been itching to get out-of-town again. Based on a genius hunch, Mike checked to see if there might be some last-minute availability in Yosemite in October — specifically […]

The Vespertine experience: A peek into LA’s most mysterious restaurant

The Vespertine experience: A peek into LA’s most mysterious restaurant

When chef Jordan Kahn’s restaurant Red Medicine was A Thing, I was lucky to have a very close friend who was one of his chefs. In an effort to expand my toddler-esque palate, Ari Kolender (now of Hayden fame) would invite me to visit Red Medicine […]

Where to find the best chicken and waffles in LA

Where to find the best chicken and waffles in LA

Last time we talked waffles, this time let’s talk about the Holy Grail of Waffles: chicken and waffles. Here’s the deal with me… if chicken and waffles is on a menu, I’m ordering it. Every time. Which means, means I’m constantly on the “chicken and […]

The perfect recipe for a weekend trip to the Santa Ynez Valley

The perfect recipe for a weekend trip to the Santa Ynez Valley

For my mother-in-law’s 70th birthday we rented an awesome house and had a perfect, fun and sun-filled family weekend trip to Santa Ynez Valley. It was easy and successful because we had a team of producers (the Horowitz siblings) mostly running the show. If you’re […]

Where to find the best waffles in Los Angeles

Where to find the best waffles in Los Angeles

If you know me, you know one of my favorite things in this world is waffles. I love them oh-so-much, that I think everything would taste better if it were waffled… or served on top of a waffle… or sandwiched between two waffles… or includes […]

7 quick, good, and cheap restaurants on Melrose

7 quick, good, and cheap restaurants on Melrose

So you live/work/find yourself on Melrose Ave during lunch or dinner time, and you need to eat on the cheap and quick. Here are the best places to grab a quick but also still delicious meal for cheap. I’m talking $10 and under on Melrose… […]

The best avocado toast in LA (aka. “Our Deeply Important Avocado Toast Quest”)

The best avocado toast in LA (aka. “Our Deeply Important Avocado Toast Quest”)

Like many Californians, we love us some avocados. And Mike and I are constantly on the hunt for the best avocado toast in LA. Or as we call it, “Our Deeply Important Avocado Toast Quest.” So far, here are our top picks for avocado toasts, […]

10 tips for getting the most out of your The Taste weekend pass

10 tips for getting the most out of your The Taste weekend pass

For the past three years, Mike and I have attended The Taste — a weekend long food festival put on by the LA Times. This year we attended all four of the weekend events to collect the best bites of The Taste 2017. But patterns […]