Archive for the ‘Food’ Category

Kitchen Melodies

Posted on March 18th, 2017, by Petra

Mandoline. 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. Yeah! Next stop: Buddha’s Delight.

Laissez Le Bon Temps Rouler

Posted on July 15th, 2013, by Petra

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.

Food Critic Says:

Posted on December 17th, 2012, by Petra

“Two paws up for breakfast!”

Bright Green

Posted on March 5th, 2012, by Petra

And very, very tasty: Fresh green pea soup. Tastes as yummy as it looks good. In short: A stunner.

First Day Of The Year

Posted on January 2nd, 2012, by Petra

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!

Eat Your Peas

Posted on July 13th, 2011, by Petra

Right – if you think so, Mr. President…

Breakfast! Breakfast!

Posted on May 10th, 2011, by Petra

Yes, after a nice two mile run around Echo Park Lake in the morning, I crave fish tacos. Like these: Then it is time for Rodeo Grill on Sunset, because they deliver! Tasty, yummy fish tacos at 8AM – a runner’s breakfast!

Señor Fish

Posted on April 3rd, 2011, by Petra

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 […]

Straight From Satan’s Paw

Posted on February 27th, 2011, by Petra

Give the Girl Scouts the $5 – no problem. Only weak people take the cookies too.

Bigger Is Better

Posted on December 20th, 2010, by Petra

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 […]