May 31, 2013

Valerie Confections and G&B grand opening - Grand Central Market

Today was the G&B and Valerie confections grand opening day at Grand Central Market. I wanted to avoid lunch time but I got here around 12:15pm and this place was packed. I couldn't find any tables open so I got some stuff quickly and left. But I know I'll be here again next week.

So I checked out Valerie Confections. There weren't many choices. I hope they're gonna have more pastries next week. I wanted to get salted caramel croissant, but they were sold out. Damn..

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Goat cheese danish with pomegranate icing. I wanted this but cheese... ahhhh

blue corn muffin

blueberry muffin and zucchini bread

..And I got this coffee crunch cake $6.
Two layers of sponge cake, coffee whipped cream frosting, covered in bits of crunch

Rich, moist, soft, sweet, delicious.

G&B also opened today. There were many coffee lovers here for their grand opening day.

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Late night hang out at The Prince and Mr. Coffee in Koreatown

The Prince is well known bar in ktown because it has been used for many TV series and movie productions, such as Criminal Minds, The Defenders, Mad Men, The New Girl, Eagleheart , Chinatown, Thank You for Smoking, and Prime Suspect, Anthony Bourdain’s new show The Layover and The Incredible Burt Wonderstone, among others.

I wasn't really here to drink, I was looking for some place to chat with my friends and I ended up coming here because this place is open late. I wish I was hungry enough to order their famous chicken. Maybe some other time.

Strawberry Daiquiri with easy alcohol $6.99

Seafood pancake with green onions $21.99
We probably waited about 30 minutes and finally got this. It was huge but not worth $22.

The Prince
3198 1/2 W 7th St
Los Angeles, CA 90005
(213) 389-1586

Mon-Sun 4 pm - 2 am 

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Since The Prince closes at 2am, we decided to go to Mr. Coffee because they open til 3am.

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pistachio frappe $6.50 and kiwi juice $6.50
..was delicious

menu May, 2013

Mr Coffee 
537 S Western Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90020
 (213) 389-6767 

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Caffe Luxxe - Santa Monica

Caffe Luxxe is one of the well known coffee shop for coffee lovers in L.A. Their coffee is rich and flavorful.

my caramel latte (left) was delicious

strawberry pop tart

Caffe Luxxe
925 Montana Ave
Santa Monica, CA 90403
(310) 394-2222

Mon-Fri 6 am - 7 pm
Sat-Sun 6:30 am - 7 pm

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May 26, 2013

Yelp elite event at Fig & Olive

About 3 days ago, I attended to Yelp's elite event at Fig & Olive. Event was great as always. I also got some yelp goodies.

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Red Wine

Manchego, Fig, Marcona Almond
Shrimp, Avocado, Cilantro, Tomato

Mini Tomato Tart

Goat Cheese, Carmelized Onion, Chive

Beef Carpaccio, Parmesean, white truffle oil

Truffle Mushroom Croquette


May 20, 2013

Native foods cafe - Culver CIty

Native foods cafe is known to Vegan people. The food is made fresh daily—from homemade tempeh and seitan, to Native Cheese, to sauces and drinks, dressings and desserts too. The entire menu is 100% plant-based. Personally, I like veggie grill better.

Cucumber and wakame seaweed salad, comes with Sesame kale macro bowl.

Chimi chop salad $9.95
Crunchy romaine,chopped grilled veggies, roasted corn kernels, sweet roasted peppers, garlic croutons and warm shaved native Peppered Seitan tossed with chimichurri and drizzled with ranch dressing.

Sesame kale macro bowl $8.95
Grilled native tempeh atop steamed kale, brown rice, creamy ginger sesame sauce, and tangy sauerkraut. Garnished with gomashio, toasted sesame seeds and green onion.

Rating: 3.7 / 5 
Service: 4 / 5
Repeat: Yes

Native foods cafe 
9343 Culver Blvd
Culver City, CA 90232

Mon-Sun 11 am - 10 pm

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