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.
July 17, 2012 – dineLA’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.
July 18, 2012 – Graffiti promises “sublime coffee,” and they do brew Intelligentsia, but the cavernous space has no graffiti, just a white and black color scheme.
July 18, 2012 – The 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.
July 20, 2012 – For summer, Short Cake chef Hourie Sahakian is baking sour cherry pie.
July 22, 2012 – Craft 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.