Jan 30, 2012

Bricks & Scones - Larchmont, L.A.

One of my favorite bakery/cafe on Larchmont. If you come here after 9pm, all their pastries are buy 1 get 1 free! This is the perfect place to study. So quiet inside, beautiful outdoor patio.

All the pics are from March and June, 2011. I know, I can't believe I haven't posted any pics of my favorite bakery..

Intelligentsia coffee!


chestnut corn muffin $3.50

Cran walnut scone $2.99

Blueberry scone $2.99

Cinnamon raisin scone $2.99 (after buy 1 get 1 free, this was free)

Scone $2.99 Apricot banana nut muffin $3.50, Croissant $2.75 (free after buy 1 get 1 free), Cran walnut brain muffin $3.50

Hazelnut chocolate croissant $3.50

Rating: 5 / 5
Service: 4 / 5
Repeat: Yes

Bricks & Scones
403 N Larchmont Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90004
(323) 463-0811   

Mon-Fri 7:30 am - 10 pm
Sat 8 am - 10 pm
Sun 8 am - 8 pm



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Jan 29, 2012

Veggie Grill at The Grove, the original farmer's market

I had a birthday offer for a free meal here.I wasn't sure which burger to get so I asked to the cashier person  and he said get this Santa Fe crispy chicken, so that's what I got. I really enjoyed my sandwich. It's healthy yet tasty. And I don't feel guilty!

Santa Fe Crispy Chickin' with chili $8.95
Crispy fried chillin' chickin', lettuce, tomato, red onion, avocado, southwestern spiced vegan mayo

Healthy chili. To me, it was more like baked beans

Rating: 4 / 5
Service: 4 / 5
Repeat: Yes

Veggie Grill
110 S Fairfax Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 933-3997

Mon-Sun 11 am - 10 pm



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Jan 28, 2012

cooking class with Chef di cuisine Ian Gresik at Drago Centro in Downtown, L.A 1.25.2012.

Well, I was very lucky. I retweeted on twitter and I won cooking class for two with Chef di cuisine Ian Gresik at Drago Centro ( Yay! That's like $55 a person). There were about 40 people attended. We all got to sample three different pastas, some wine and bread sticks. The chef made egg pasta from scratch and also three different pasta sauce.

I've dine at Drago Centro before and I loved it. So I was very excited to be here again, for the cooking class.

CLICK HERE for pics from 2010.

Cooking class menu

fettuccine with bolognese sauce with cheese

I asked for no cheese. Oh my.. bolognese was so tasty, so good. I wish I had a recipe for the sauce.

Spaghetti with pesto sauce, fried tomato skin on top. Of course no cheese on mine and they remember it!

Agnolotti with ricotta filling
I was worried because I don't like cheese. This ravioli is filled with all cheese. But I ate it. It was actually good.

We got some dough to take it home with, so I made pasta and ravioli. Nothing better than using fresh pasta.

Drago Centro
525 S Flower St
Los Angeles, CA 90071
(213) 228-8998 

Mon-Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10 pm
Sat 5 pm - 10 pm
Sun 5 pm - 9:30 pm



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Jan 26, 2012

Kula Revolving Sushi Bar - Little Tokyo

Yes, it's finally open in Little Tokyo. Kula Kaiten sushi restaurant. Almost all plates are $2 each. Everything in the picture below are $2 each. The food was fine for the money. This place is so much better than Fat Fish in Koreatown. The best thing about Kaiten sushi is that you don't have to wait for the food, you sit down, you grab what you wanna eat.


Albacore, red snapper, beef,..

Crispy tuna, spicy tuna, egg, ..


I think it's salmon yukke

spicy crunchy salmon

Inari, gyoza, Asahi beer, ..

Rating: 3.7 / 5
Service: 3 / 5
Repeat: Yes

Kula Revolving Sushi Bar
333 E 2nd St
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 290-9631   



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