SILVER LAKE — Food blogger Jenn Pan stopped by the new Knuckle & Claw on a Sunday afternoon found the seafood filling and bread is “everything you hope for in a lobster roll.” The highlights: The bread is soft and buttery, gently toasted on the outside. their fillings are simple, highlighting the lobster, shrimp or crab, with little to no mayonnaise and ... Read More »
HIGHLAND PARK -- What makes the blueberry scone at the Highland Cafe so special? Valentina Silva of Eastside Food Bite explains: "Airier than you'd expect from a scone, and the edges are sticky-crunchy from the blueberry sugar."
EAGLE ROCK -- Valentina Silva of Eastside Food Bites ordered Four Cafe's take on the classic Cobb Salad - sans bacon - for a lunch time meal.
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 »
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 »
Sandy Driscoll of Silver Lake frequently makes Eggs Benedict on weekends, using either brioche or croissants, crispy bacon, lightly fried egg (or poached) and homemade hollandaise. The dish is then topped off with herbs from her garden and a dash of cayenne for color and zippy taste. She also devised an easy microwave recipe for hollandaise that she is sharing ... Read More »
EAGLE ROCK-– Who needs rye bread when you got pastrami like this? Valentina Silva of Eastside Food Bites snapped this photo of a hunk of pastrami that was smoked at Andre Guerrero’s The Oinkster on Colorado Boulevard. Read More »
ECHO PARK — Albert Domasin Ayala stopped at the Brite Spot for some Southern Decadence – fried chicken, bacon, biscuit, gravy, cheddar cheese and a fried egg. “It was my first time trying that dish and it was pretty damn tasty.” Read More »
ATWATER VILLAGE — It may look like guacamole but that’s avocado hummus now serving at Momed, a Mediterranean restaurant that opened a new location in Atwater last summer. “The mezze selection at Momed in Atwater is delicious,” said Valentina Silva of Eastside Food Bites. Got a favorite a favorite meal or snack – from a restaurant, food truck or your ... Read More »
Highland Park — After enjoying a bowl of coconut milk oatmeal and some turmeric potato hash, Valentina Silva of Eastside Food Bites declared that her morning meal at Good Girl Dinette was the “best in breakfast in Highland Park.” Can you top that? Got a favorite a favorite meal or snack – from a restaurant, food truck or your own ... Read More »
Silver Lake — During a 1-1/2 mile walk with her dog, Sandy Driscoll wanted to get a bite to eat along Sunset Boulevard. She eschewed “hippy dippy” and Intelligentsia and ended up at shady table outside Millie’s for some comfort food. “Their Huevos Ranchero were tasty,” she said. Got a favorite a favorite meal or snack – from a restaurant, ... Read More »
HERMON — Perhaps the star of this tiny neighborhood’s dining scene is Monterey Donuts, where you can satisfy your craving for sweets and Lotto tickets. “Damn good doughnut,” said Valentina Silva of Eastside Food Bites after treating herself to the doughnut pictured above. Got a favorite a favorite meal or snack – from a restaurant, food truck or your own ... Read More »
GLASSELL PARK — Is the biscuit the star of breakfast at Lemon Poppy Kitchen in Glassell Park? Looks like it judging by this photo by Valentina Silva of Eastside Food Bites. Got a favorite a favorite meal or snack – from a restaurant, food truck or your own kitchen – that you would like to recommend to Eastsider readers? Click ... Read More »