Makes slicing vegetables etc. so much easier. Daikon slices, uniformly so thin that one can (nearly) ready a newspaper through them, until now a nearly unattainable goal.
Today we got a mandoline – at half price.
Next stop: Buddha’s Delight.
Even without Mardi Gras, “joie de vivre ” is the motto of the day.
Freshly baked beignets and cherries make a good breakfast any Monday morning.
“Two paws up for breakfast!”
And very, very tasty: Fresh green pea soup.
Tastes as yummy as it looks good.
In short: A stunner.
Traditional things to do on the first day of the new year:
Hike up to Mt. Hollywood for a view over Los Angeles.
Go over to Manon’s place for some bubbly and black eyed peas:
Very, very tasty. Thanks, Manon!
Right – if you think so, Mr. President…
Yes, after a nice two mile run around Echo Park Lake in the morning, I crave fish tacos.
Then it is time for Rodeo Grill on Sunset, because they deliver!
Tasty, yummy fish tacos at 8AM – a runner’s breakfast!
Do you know this feeling – you are driving past a place and it just hits you… you have to stop and go in and try it out…
Boy, we were lucky that we did! Señor Fish rocks! Big Time.
Both the Fish Taco Sampler
(Halibut, Tuna & Salmon) and the Sopes
made us swear to come back next weekend to Eagle Rock to investigate the menu further.
General impression: Superior food and laid back premises – what’s not to like?
Give the Girl Scouts the $5 – no problem.
Only weak people take the cookies too.
A big Pick salami is better than a small one.
And 4 Pick salamis are better than one.
Don’t just take my word for it – others go to great lengths too, to grab a bit(e) of this Hungarian delicacy.
All things Hungarian in Los Angeles can be found here:
They have an actual store in Burbank; they also ship all over the US.