Category Archive: vegetarian

Echo Park: Elf Cafe

  One of my favorite vegetarian restaurants is Elf in Echo Park. This adorable nook is where I can eat vegetables to my heart’s content. I have dreamed on their Moroccan vegetable tangine… Continue reading

SF: Burma SuperStar

  I’m going to start with dessert first for my meal at SF’s Burma SuperStar. After our meal, we wanted something sweet. We weren’t really expecting something as decadent as chocolate and knowing… Continue reading

Culver City: Progressive Indian Food Crawl Recap

A few weekends ago, I hosted the Progressive Indian Food Crawl. We wanted to hit up some popular Indian restaurants in Culver City. It may not be Artesia but there are some damn… Continue reading

Chef Gary Menes: A Celebration of Vegetables

Chef Gary Menes is entering the final weekend of his month-long popup at Olive & Thyme this weekend. I first became aware of Chef Gary at Marche (though I probably had his cooking… Continue reading

Hyatt Regency Century Plaza: Vegan Offerings at Breeze

Last week, I was invited to try Breeze, the restaurant at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza for a 7-course vegan meal. Chef Manfred Lassahn worked over a year to develop the vegan options… Continue reading

Pretty Please, Pupusa Crawl Along Beverly

The Pupusa Crawl along Beverly was the first Minty crawl of the year. I originally had five stops on the list but we made it to four. I think we made a wise… Continue reading

DTLA: Yojie Japanese Fondue & Sake Bar

In my everlasting hunt for good DTLA lunch spots, I headed over to Yojie for shabu shabu. They describe shabu shabu as “Japanese fondue” which I suppose is correct. If you’re unfamiliar with… 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

Little Ethiopia: Addis

Last week, I was hanging out with my coworkers talking about all the various places we go to. Most of them tend to stay in their local neighborhood once home. A quick scan… Continue reading

Test Kitchen: Gary Menes

People have asked me which has been my favorite Test Kitchen meal and it’s very hard for me to pick one favorite. The concept of having one permanent location with a cast of… Continue reading