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Archive: Jul 2012

Ta Ta to the Tudor House

One of my favorite little tea rooms, Tudor House in Santa Monica, is closing its doors after 50 years. It was the first place I enjoyed afternoon tea when I moved to Los Angeles in 2001. Since I lived in Santa Monica, within walking distance, I brought many an out of town friend there to…

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July 18, 2012

Pancakes Anyone?

Do you like to eat breakfast any time of day? I do! In fact breakfast is my favorite meal, whether out with friends or at home with Chef Matt. Breakfast for lunch, or breakfast for dinner, I’ll take it anytime I can get it. Today I was near USC doing some research and decided to…

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July 14, 2012

Street Food

I first heard of Susan Feniger because of her tex-mex place Border Grill. Oh how I love her salsas and empanadas! I found her new restaurant STREET in the Westways magazine, and was a perfect fit for our Hollywood tour. Her cuisine entertains diners with food from around the world that you might enjoy from…

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July 12, 2012

Hot Dogs, Ice Cream and Blueberries

I read recently that July is National hot dog month, National ice cream month AND National blueberry month. I’m not sure who comes up with these ideas, there seems to be a “day” or “month” for everything! In past blogs I’ve mentioned some of my favorite hot dog places with Carneys being at the top…

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July 10, 2012

Australian Coffee, Bacon Ice Cream and a Lasagne Cupcake

This evening I headed to Hollywood to enjoy the view and the festivities up at Yamashiro. Yes the restaurant was open for dinner, but it was the food in the parking lot that had my attention. LA City Farm sponsors several farmer’s markets around town, with the Yamashiro Farmer’s Market being one of them. Several…

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July 6, 2012