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Sweets in LA

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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I Heart Pie (at The Village Bakery)

I heart pie. I really do. Especially fruit filled pies. The flaky, buttery crust and the sweet, sometimes-tangy fruit buried within its walls – I heart pie.

There is something sweetly nostalgic about pie. No, my mom didn’t bake pies all the time. I secretly have a soft spot for pies as …

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Daily Dose of Donut!

Ever since returning from an overly donut-indulgent trip to Denver, I’ve had nothing but donuts on the brain. I keep trying to find an excuse to go to Blair’s in Los Feliz to treat myself to some deliciously overpriced donuts for dessert. I’ve been trying to find the time to …

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