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

Noodle Soup Los Angeles

July 16, 2012Baco Mercat presented a deconstructed Banana Cream Pudding for dessert, with dollops of pudding, whipped cream and crumbled chocolate Graham crackers.

Kebabs 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.

Coffeehouse 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.

Pastry Los Angeles
July 18, 2012Sycamore 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.

Noodle Soup Los Angeles
July 21, 2012The 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.

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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