Saturday, October 22, 2016

Weekend Bite

Weekend Bite: Lobster rolls in Silver Lake

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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 ... Read More »

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

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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 »

Weekend Bite: Homemade Eggs Benedict

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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 ... Read More »

Weekend Bite: Avocado hummus at Momed


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 ... Read More »

Weekend Bite: Coconut milk oatmeal for breakfast

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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 ... Read More »

Weekend Bite: Huevos Rancheros at Millie’s

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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,” ... Read More »

Weekend Bite: Sweet treats in Hermon

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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 ... Read More »