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The Sycamore Kitchen | Los Angeles

Yesterday was opening day of Quinn and Karen Hatfield’s new restaurant The Sycamore Kitchen. I love Hatfield’s so was eager to try their new spot, especially Karen Hatfield’s baked goods!

The space is sleek and rustic with exposed brick and wood tables, very minimal and clean. It is easy to miss when driving …

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Cook’s County | Brunch, Los Angeles

With so many great brunch options in LA, I find that when the weekend finally rolls around I am at a loss when deciding where to brunch. All the places that I tell myself I really want to visit are suddenly lost from my memory.

If you find yourself trying to choose a …

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National Doughnut Day!

I’m not super into the million and one national food holidays out there, but National Doughnut Day is something I can get behind. My love for fried dough confections is all encompassing, boundless, heavenly, undying… I think you get the picture. I like doughnuts. I like them a lot.

So happy National Doughnut Day.

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Short Cake LA | Two Birthdays and a Giveaway!

I have two occasion for celebration today – it is my 3 year bloggiversary and my birthday too!

Will you have cake with me?

How about Chocolate Cardamom Cake? Deep chocolatey goodness so moist and rich with a slathering of fluffy sweet buttercream with a grated cardamom dusting. You can find …

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Date Shakes | Hadley’s Fruit Orchard

I recently returned from a fabulous four-day stay in the desert.  Cool breeze, sun shinning and gorgeous palm trees all around, there really is nothing like the beauty of Palm Springs. Before my visit a friend told me to be sure to stop for the famed desert date shake. As a native Angeleno I was …

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