Sunday, April 26, 2015

Restaurants & Bars

Weekend Bite: Country ham with cornmeal biscuits

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EAGLE ROCK -- The Eagle Rock Brewery Public House has come up with a menu of tasty bites to accompany your favorite craft brew, including country ham with cornmeal biscuits and mustard butter. "So good," says Valentina Silva of Eastside Food Bites. Read More »

Weekend Bite: Gelato with a buzz

The Pazzogato | Albert Domasin/Eastsider Photo Pool

SILVER LAKE —  The affogato with scoops of vanilla bean and salted caramel gelato over espresso at Pazzo Gelato satisfies your need for coffee and a creamy desert. “They call them Pazzogatos,” said Albert Domasin Ayala, “and they are so worth it.”  Read More »

Weekend Bite: Belle’s Bagels of Eagle Rock


The hand-rolled bagels made by Belle’s Bagels of Eagle Rock are now available for pick up at La Perla bakery in Highland Park (you still need to order in advance). Valentina Silva of Eastside Food Bites first impression: “Pretty dang good. Crunchy on the outside, chewy on the inside.” Read More »

Goodbye Madame Matisse, hello Purgatory Pizza


SILVER LAKE —  Purgatory Pizza of Boyle Heights is expanding west, opening a second outlet in the former Madam Matisse restaurant in a row of Sunset Boulevard storefronts where other changes are in the works. Workers are in the process of transforming the former Madame Matisse, ... Read More »