Week in Pictures: Caramel Pecan Babka, Cherry Pie + More

Noodle Soup Los Angeles

July 21, 2012 - The Square Dot in Alhambra is a new home to “Modern Asian Cuisine.” Their menu had everything from ramen to shank, boba, and bo luc lac, plus dishes like BBQ Pork & Dumpling Noodle Soup with egg noodles, scallions and Chinese broccoli.

Every week involves a steady stream of food, drinks and people. Of course not every taste or conversation is post-able, but the range of experiences is usually pretty amazing. Lucky me. Discover highlights from July 16 – 22, 2012, some of which will help to fuel full posts.

Persian Food Los Angeles

July 17, 2012dineLA’s Definitive Guide to Persian Square led me inside Westwood’s Super Sun market to Farsi Café, where they sell Persian stews, sides and kebabs. My container held chicken thighs marinated with saffron, lemon juice, onion and spices.

Coffee Los Angeles

July 18, 2012Graffiti promises “sublime coffee,” and they do brew Intelligentsia, but the cavernous space has no graffiti, just a white and black color scheme.

Babka Los Angeles

July 18, 2012The Sycamore Kitchen, practically across the street from Graffiti, has baked goods from Karen Hatfield, including a salted caramel pecan babka roll, plus a Stumptown coffee program.

Pie Los Angeles

July 20, 2012 – For summer, Short Cake chef Hourie Sahakian is baking sour cherry pie.

Ceviche Los Angeles

July 22, 2012Craft had a good Restaurant Week menu, delivering share plates to start and finish, including diver sea scallop ceviche with watermelon, micro basil and basil seeds.


Joshua Lurie

Joshua Lurie founded FoodGPS in 2005. Read about him here.

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