A Fruitful Trek

I don’t have much of a sweet tooth. Never have. As a child, when most kids were plowing through the fridge for Otter Pop’s, I was securing my digits on a nice chilled slab of butter. Obviously my palate have matured since then, I’m not a monster. But you certainly won’t catch me ogling over a gooey lava cake. And don’t … More A Fruitful Trek

A Banh Mi Brunch

When I  first heard that a new Vietnamese restaurant was opening nearby, I immediately googled their menu. Why? Because back in 2011 I began a search for the best banh mi in Los Angeles, and the hunt was still on. After a quick scan of their website, I discovered two important things: They serve banh mi for lunch, and … More A Banh Mi Brunch

Chicken soba salad

Soba noodles. Another favorite of mine. I love them hot and I especially love them cold with a nice ponzu sauce. I created this “salad” the other day by taking pantry and fridge inventory to see what ingredients I needed to use up. This is always my favorite way to cook because it makes me feel … More Chicken soba salad

Fairy Garden Brown Rice

 Last Sunday I finally had the chance to brunch at Inn Of The Seventh Ray, a woodland restaurant in the hills of Topanga Canyon. This restaurant has been on my radar for years, mainly because of it’s mystical fairy garden setting which reminds me of a blend between Rivendell and The Shire. Say no more. The menu is quite elaborate, especially … More Fairy Garden Brown Rice

I Know Egg On Toast

“You know egg on toast too!? ” That’s the delighted and excited reaction I received from my somewhat eccentric best friend when she arrived at my apartment for Sunday brunch. Oh, I know egg on toast. Now meet his classier, snazzier, dashing cousin; egg, kale and ricotta on toast. A gourmet twist to the classic recipe that we all … More I Know Egg On Toast

Favorite LA Eats

Pomodora Pizza with tomato, burrata, garlic, basil, chili and green olive oil. Gjelina 1429 Abbot Kinney Blvd. 310.450.1429 Spoondleicious Rating: 9 out of 10 spoons