Category: Los Angeles County

rossmoor pastries / long beach | los angeles, ca 0

rossmoor pastries / long beach | los angeles, ca

After finally picking up the car after lunch, we decided to head over to Rossmoor Pastries. Jake and I had learned about this local Long Beach bakery from dining at the Brazilian Steakhouse the night before. The last time we...

the crooked duck / long beach | los angeles, ca 0

the crooked duck / long beach | los angeles, ca

The next morning Jake and I got up at a reasonable time, grabbed some continental breakfast from downstairs (waffles and bananas) and then headed back to my car. Of course, it wouldn’t start. I lifted the hood and glanced at...

green field churrascaria brazilian steakhouse / long beach | los angeles, ca 3

green field churrascaria brazilian steakhouse / long beach | los angeles, ca

After we checked in the hotel and got settled in, we took off to have dinner at Green Field Churrascaria, a Brazilian Steakhouse next door to the hotel. If you haven’t been to a Churrascaria, here’s a little explanation of...

roadtrip! hotel current / long beach, ca 5

roadtrip! hotel current / long beach, ca

Jake and I took a mini-vacation up to Long Beach, CA last week to see one of our favorite comedians, Gabriel Iglesias. We went last year and it was kind of an ordeal; we left after work on a Tuesday,...

world’s oldest operating mcdonald’s / downey – los angeles, ca 5

world’s oldest operating mcdonald’s / downey – los angeles, ca

This is my 7th and final day of a week’s long worth of Eating in LA posts! This post cheats a little though. I’m sure you’ll forgive me. When I was with Jake and Chris and we were on our...

casa bianca pizza pie / eagle rock | los angeles, ca 2

casa bianca pizza pie / eagle rock | los angeles, ca

Oh yes. Day 6! Alyssa & J gave me the option of picking where I wanted to go for dinner. They suggested 3 different options and I chose Casa Bianca Pizza Pie which is not too far from their house....

canelé / atwater village | los angeles, ca 2

canelé / atwater village | los angeles, ca

Now we’re fast forwarding to places I went last weekend when I went to visit Alyssa in LA (aka Day 5 of Eating in LA). I drove up Saturday morning since Friday night traffic is killer. Driving up to LA...

porto’s bakery and cafe / downey – los angeles, ca 6

porto’s bakery and cafe / downey – los angeles, ca

Day 4 of Eating in LA! Potato Balls. That’s all I have to say. I’ve had potato balls at a local Cuban restaurant here in town and they were alright. I’ve been wanting to try the ones at Porto’s for...

the tasty things in life: auntie em’s cupcakes 2

the tasty things in life: auntie em’s cupcakes

Welcome to Day 3 of “Eating in LA”! Since it’s Wednesday we’re doing another “Tasty Thing In Life” – this week’s item are the cupcakes from Auntie Em’s Kitchen in Eagle Rock, CA. Alyssa and I went to Auntie Em’s...

dean sin world / monterey park – los angeles, ca 4

dean sin world / monterey park – los angeles, ca

These are the continuing adventures of Eating in Los Angeles! Welcome to Day 2, my friends. I’ve seen a bunch of blog posts about this next place which is what in part convinced me to try it out. I was...