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When Good Customers Go Bad – Tender Greens in Culver City

Nothing will send customers running out the door faster than the clerk/host/order taker who is chatting up his buds while you wait in line. Tender Greens in Culver City has great fresh salads, and usually pretty efficient service. But if they want to keep that reputation they should probably rethink this hire (guy on right with quote over head). Continue reading →

Clifton’s Cafeteria in Downtown Los Angeles

Earlier this week my roommate and I caught a Rachel Ray show on Food Network where she profiled restaurants in Los Angeles – usually funky places you wouldn’t usually know about. She profiled Clifton’s Cafeteria on Broadway in Downtown Los Angeles, and we decided it looked like a bit of LA history and would be a fun expedition one day. Continue reading →

Bree’s Los Angeles Food Blog in the LA Times

My friend Bree Crocetti writes an LA food blog and today she was listed in an article on local food blogs in the LA Times! Pretty cool – check out Bree’s blog.

Bugaboo Creek


Bugaboo Creek

Originally uploaded by Smash Monster.

Having dinner tonight in this strange restaurant where the trees talk and the like. Huh?

Hurricane – Home of the Grouper Sandwich

An annual tradition when I visit my hometown is lunch at the Hurricane on Pass-a-Grille Beach.



Hurricane – Home of the Grouper Sandwich
Originally uploaded by Smash Monster. Continue reading →

Mish Mosh

All I can think about is that delicious bowl of mish mosh I just had at Canter’s Deli in Hollywood. If you ever visit this way, it is well worth jockeying for a parking space to shovel in the noodles, kreplach, biggest-matzoh-ball-you-ever-seen-in-your-life, and chunks o’ chicken all swimming in yummy chicken broth. Mmmm. With rye toast.

My roommate and I love it – and if driving the oh say 5 miles across L.A. didn’t take a freaking hour we’d do it every week!