Fine Dining at Bargain Prices

You know that thing? The one where the people you love make your eyes roll extra hard? Yesterday afternoon, my father-in-law calls to ask if we want to join them for dinner. “It’s too hot to eat here,” he says, … Continue reading

That Smells Wonderful

This week’s Monday Listicles is “10 Fantastic Smells.” At first, I thought that the topic wasn’t really grabbing me. But then Baguette spent the night throwing up, and I realized that what really smells bad is vomit on your couch. … Continue reading

Cheeseburger Challenge: Round 1

Let the cheeseburger-eating commence! Actually, it already has, because I ate a lot of cheeseburgers on our Thanksgiving trip to visit family. Here are the contenders so far: In-n-Out Automatically excluded. It’s just not fair to the other cheeseburgers. Carl’s … Continue reading

Eat Sweets Pastry

A friend introduced me to a tiny bakery that just opened up in Westwood Village: Eat Sweets Pastry. They have a carefully selected array of baked goods; I enjoyed the shortbread cookie with strawberry filling, and want to go back … Continue reading

Five Guys Named Meh

So in the Burger Wars, Five Guys has mounted an assault on In-n-Out. In our part of town, that means that they opened a store on the opposite side of the Costco driveway from In-n-Out. Five Guys is new to … Continue reading

A Whole Lot of Food in One Post

It’s been a long time between posts. So let’s go to the highlight reel, shall we? Recently we were introduced to Fabrocini’s Italian Restaurant in Tarzana. Best chicken piccata I can remember. Little Toni’s in North Hollywood has great pizza–we … Continue reading