Tag Archive: vegetarian

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

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

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

Echo Park: Mohawk Bend Opens Tonight

Mohawk Bend opens today in Echo Park. I swung by a few weeks ago for Friends & Family night and had drinks at the bar. Like owner Tony Yanow’s other restaurant bar Tony’s… 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

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

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

Brunching in Silver Lake: Malo

Okay, picture this- brunch. Now imagine, Mexican food. Now think back to brunch. Are you thinking heavy and greasy? Well, then you’re not thinking of Malo. I was surprised how lovely and light… Continue reading