Author Archives: Valentina

Shopping for dinner at Echo Park’s Cookbook

Locally-grown, organic and quality foods are hard to find in Eastside neighborhood markets, so I was psyched when word came that Marta Teegan of Homegrown was opening a green grocer in Echo Park. When I finally stepped into Cookbook, I wasn’t disappointed. Read More »

Cinnamon’s addictive vegan pies

Story and photos by Valentina Silva In a neighborhood known for its meat-centric cuisine, Highland Park’s Cinnamon definitely stands out. The vegetarian and vegan-friendly restaurant ... Read More »