Tag Archive: sweets

Desserts at Ramekin and Boozy Oysters at Maru This Thursday, August 8

Being a foodie in LA isn’t very hard. But to be a trend-spotting foodie is an entirely another matter. About 4 or 5 months ago I started seeing photos of desserts from Ramekin,… Continue reading

DTLA: The Pie Hole

  After dinner one evening, my friend was craving sweets. I generally don’t eat dessert so it took me a moment to remember there was a nearby pie shop that had been recommended… Continue reading

Coolhaus Shop Now Has Milkshakes (and more boozy flavors)

The Coolhaus shop in Culver City is now offering milkshakes!   I recently went to their Solstice Party and was happy to find some new flavors! I also dug co-founder Natasha’s cocktails she… Continue reading

West 3rd: Fonuts

  At Taste of the Nation last July, everyone was buzzing about Fonuts, the baked doughnuts shop. I didn’t try any as I was skipping desserts and sweets that day. Sometime last Fall,… Continue reading

2011 Los Angeles Luxury Chocolate Salon Recap

  I was asked to help judge this year’s Luxury Chocolate Salon a few weeks back. After judging cupcakes and cocktails, I had decided I rather judge cocktails– believing I’m just too darn… Continue reading

Torrance: Get Shaved

  Get Shaved, a Hawaiian shaved ice truck,  was one of the first LA food trucks to open a permanent home. Get Shaved opened a shop in Northridge last year and recently a… Continue reading

This Weekend: The Taste September 2-5

  I wasn’t too happy with the first LA Times Food & Wine Festival last year. But it appears the organizers have listened and by combining forces with the Taste of Beverly Hills… Continue reading

SF: Citizen Cake

After our seafood lunch at Tadich Grill, we went to walk around Pacific Heights. At some point we decided to duck into Citizen Cake for tea and dessert. You could order at the… Continue reading

SF: Anthony’s Cookies

    After some enormous tacos from La Taqueria, we headed over to Anthony’s Cookies for a sweet tidbit. I got the oatmeal raisin which was a cute little cookie. I had a… Continue reading

Fast Casual PDX

While wandering around NW 23rd (“trendy-third”), we stumbled upon Two Tarts Bakery. After a meh sushi lunch, I wanted something to cleanse my palate. I chose the mint brownie and honey sesame macaron.… Continue reading