Monthly Archives: June 2011

Foie Gras “PB&J” Served From a Truck

The Vizzi Truck is the gold standard of gourmet food trucks.  I usually refer to the whole new wave of ethnically diverse food trucks as gourmet, but the Vizzi truck truly is gourmet. The menu changes seasonally. The Vizzi’s chef … Continue reading

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French Dip Fracas!

Philippe’s vs. Cole’s. The rivalry rages on. These two faux Frenchmen (and no, I don’t mean French Canadians) have been duking it out for almost a century. Both claim to have invented the French Dip, a sandwich of thinly sliced … Continue reading


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Tofu, the Other White Meat

My wife is going to kill me for blogging about this place and letting more people in on our secret. Tofu Ya is one of our family’s favorites and we go to this cozy little restaurant about once a week. … Continue reading

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Southern Comfort

There is something very comforting about cobbler. It’s not fancy or elegant. It’s warm, welcoming and homey. And if prepared correctly, it’s very delicious. The cobblers at The Gourmet Cobbler Factory in Pasadena are baked with love from an old … Continue reading


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Sausage Fest

Wurstkuche (pronounced verst-koo-shah) is one of my favorite restaurants in all of LA.  It’s basically gourmet sausages and great beer in one of the coolest spaces in the city.  Here’s how it works:  you place your order at a counter for one … Continue reading


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