Nov 26, 2011

Vegan Thanksgiving meal at Cafe Gratitude - Larchmont L.A.

Cafe Gratitude is known for delicious organic and vegan food. I was very curious, what do they serve for Thanksgiving food? Sure they not gonna have any turkey or ham. Well, I just had to find out. Cafe Gratitude was serving free Thanksgiving meal to everyone. I got here around noon and this place was packed. Luckily, I was alone so I could be able to sat down right away. There were also live music. Food was great as always. I'm not a vegan, but I love food here. They serve pretty tasty vegan food.

CLICK HERE for pics from opening day.































Special Thanksgiving menu













Drink: Apple grape pomegranate spritzer













Butternut squash lentil sage loaf
Almond herb roasted green beans
Garlic mashed potatoes with olive oil, Shiitake crimini mushroom gravy













Mixed green salad with persimmons and fig balsamic dresing / pomegranate orange maple chutney













pumpkin pie


























dessert menu


















strawberry shortcake $8
This is the picture from the other day.













After thanksgiving meal at Cafe Gratitude, I stopped by at Baskin Robbins and got a free scoop of ice cream using my birthday offer. Ice cream was good, of course, but the scooper guy was rude.


Baskin Robbins Super soldier swirl













Then I stopped by at Baciami cafe and got a free cup of gelato, using some kind of promotional offer I had. Gelato here are very rich and creamy.

Baciami cafe grapefruit gelato














Rating (food): 5 / 5
Rating (service): 3.8 / 5
Repeat: Yes


Cafe Gratitude
639 N Larchmont Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90004

323-580-6383

Hours: 10am-10pm

http://www.cafegratitudela.com/

http://www.yelp.com/biz/cafe-gratitude-los-angeles

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Nov 24, 2011

Drip - Koreatown

Finally, good coffee place opened up in Koreatown. I was here for the grand opening day. All the drinks and food were free. I got cappuccino, espresso pop with coke, vanilla latte, hand drip coffee, and also maybe macchiato, and more latte.

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This place is more like an art gallery. Also EVERYTHING is available for you to purchase, if you want to. That's right, you can purchase art, coffee, even chairs and tables.







































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Food!
































































































































































































Live music by Monster call home































This was a gift I received. Yay! coffee beans!


















El Salvador from coava. You can buy it for $12.


















Drip (second floor of ASSI supermarket)
3525 W 8th St
Los Angeles, CA 90005

(818) 521-7338

Mon-Sat 10 am - 8 pm

http://www.dripla.com/

http://www.yelp.com/biz/drip-los-angeles-2

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Nov 22, 2011

Small Business Saturday Nov 26

 
This is about the event and the importance of buying locally. If you're planning on shopping that weekend anyway, why not take a break to eat at a local restaurant and do some good for your community?

Small businesses are the lifeblood of our communities. On November 26, make a pledge to shop small on Small Business Saturday. If millions of people shop small, it will be huge.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oy2UwRa8hOs

Nov 20, 2011

Mateo's Ice Cream & Fruit Bars - Los Angeles

If you want some cheap and unique flavors of ice cream, this is the place to go. Mateo's has 3 locations in Los Angeles. Not only ice cream, but they also serves sandwiches, smoothies, and ice cream bars. I believe this place is open until 9pm, but not sure.































































































































Horchata ice cream
I can't remember, but I think it was around $2.













menu




























Rating: 4 / 5
Service: N/A
Repeat: Yes
Parking: Yes

Mateo's Ice Cream & Fruit Bars
1250 S Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90006

(213) 738-7288

http://www.mateosicecream.com/

http://www.yelp.com/biz/mateos-ice-cream-and-fruit-bars-los-angeles




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