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Sweets in LA

Apple Pie | Jones in Hollywood

There is something so satisfying about pie. I began my love affair with it as a young child who frequented Marie Calendar’s. Remember Marie Calendar’s? Or Baker’s Square? I think there are a few of them left scattered about the suburbs. I remember the excitement I had when I knew we were going to pick …

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Caramel Vanilla Budino | Macallan £10 Bar

Sometimes you find the most sensational desserts at the most unassuming of places.

On a visit to the elusive Macallan £10 bar, located above Scarpetta at the Montage Hotel in Beverly Hills, I was excited to get the opportunity to enjoy beautifully hand-crafted Macallan cocktails. Our bartender prepared …

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Proof Bakery | Atwater Village

While I have my go-to coffee and sweets shop in my neighborhood (The Village Bakery), there is another local gem that tugs at my heartstrings – Proof Bakery. Proof Bakery is a small and quaint coffee shop with a dangerously delicious selection of pastries. Located on a stretch of Glendale Blvd. in Atwater Village that …

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The Donut Man, Glendora CA

 

They were nothing to write home about. There I said it.  I know a lot of people out there are going to completely disagree with me since the Donut Man in Glendora seems to be loved to mythic proportions, but I just wasn’t that impressed.

After much planning and anxious anticipation, a few …

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This Day Calls For Cake!

There are certain occasions that call for cake. I have two such occasions: today is my birthday and I am celebrating my 2 year blogiversary!


My blog turned 2 years old on April 22nd and I was so busy (presumably eating sweets) that I completely missed it. Since I’m …

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Size Does Matter… Pie Size That Is.

Hearing the news that there would be a shop in LA devoted to pies and sandwiches I was instantly thrilled! I thought SimpleThings Pie and Sandwich shop just might be everything I was hoping for. You see, I love pies and find it a rather difficult task to find one worth getting excited about …

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