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visiting for four days

Ooh, that looks great, we'll be sure to go there. Thank you!

Nov 05, 2010
carniwhore in Los Angeles Area

visiting for four days

LA/Costa Mesa area. What are your cannot-miss recommendations? So far I'm set on Animal and Apple Pan, and the boyfriend's favorite Mexican, El Ranchito. And anything good around Disneyland area? Love molecular gastronomy stuff, gastropubs, Shanghainese restaurants (are there any?!)...

Also, is Umami Burger worth all the hype?

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Apple Pan
10801 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064

Umami Burger
850 S La Brea Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036

El Ranchito Restaurant
3401 S Main St, Los Angeles, CA 90007

Nov 05, 2010
carniwhore in Los Angeles Area

what's your go-to impressive, but not tedious, dinner?

my cookbooks are all packed up in preparation for a move and i'm itching to cook something new. the boyfriend is a little less adventurous in tastes but willing to push the envelope. ideas?

Aug 23, 2010
carniwhore in Home Cooking

Best sandwich I ever invented

french roll, pesto, roast beef, mayo, avocado. mm.

Jun 18, 2010
carniwhore in Home Cooking

what if any "molecular gastronomy" recipes or techniques have you adapted to use in your home cooking?

assuming you're not lucky enough to have real sous vide machines, liquid nitrogen, and the like

Apr 10, 2010
carniwhore in Home Cooking

Onespeed Sacramento

I had a great pasta alla bolognese there though my dad's burger was sub-par compared to burgers and brew.

Feb 27, 2010
carniwhore in California

Vanilla Malt Frosting

delicious! 1/3 of this batch (only made 1/3 of the recipe) frosted 24 cupcakes. added a bit extra confectioner's sugar to get it to the right texture. easy too.

Feb 21, 2010
carniwhore in Recipes

Stupid easy recipes you really love

do you boil the egg noodles and then just mix everything together and heat?

Dec 12, 2009
carniwhore in Home Cooking