Category Archives: Great deal

Dim Sum for dinner, Char Kway Teow for dessert

I only have to wander a block away from my hotel on Cintra street to be in the midst of Chinese shophouses, tailors, and preserved food stores. After attempting to get measured for a bridesmaid dress by a Chinese seamstress, … Continue reading

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Cantinetta Luca

Carmel, California Luca was an unexpected delight.  My husband and I were looking for a casual pizza restaurant on Sunday night of Memorial Day weekend and we wandered into Luca without reservations.  The hosts were extremely friendly and moved a … Continue reading

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Simplethings sandwich & pie shop

West Hollywood, Los Angeles Simplethings gets all the details right.  When you walk in the door, the first thing you see is the pleasantly-lit display case filled with delicious looking pies, sitting prominently at the front of the restaurant.  You … Continue reading

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Zeeks Pizza

Downtown, Seattle Zeeks is a solid neighborhood pizza spot – one that I later discovered is actually a local chain but doesn’t feel like one.  The open floor plan is inviting, with exposed brick walls and oversized black wooden booths.  … Continue reading

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Kitchen 24

West Hollywood, Los Angeles I could not be more excited to have a 24-hour restaurant walking distance from my apartment in West Hollywood. Even if that 24-hour restaurant had a neon pink theme to match the pink of the Ramada … Continue reading

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Cooks County

West Hollywood, Los Angeles Cooks County is hands down my new favorite restaurant.  As someone who eats out at least seven meals a week, this is no small feat.  Before I get to the food – which is fantastic – … Continue reading

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La Conversation

West Hollywood, Los Angeles La Conversation has the feel of a great neighborhood patisserie – exactly as intended. As soon as you walk in the door they have a display case of mouthwatering pastries.  The décor is quaint to an … Continue reading

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