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Biscoff Cookies (The Airline Cookie) Anywhere in LA?

I've GOT to get some. Dorie Greenspan has an awesome-sounding recipe in her new French cookbook for a sauce with chicken breasts using these cookies and creme fraiche, I believe. I'm off to Walgreens!!!

Mar 12, 2013
sbacktalk in Los Angeles Area

What We Love About Susan Feniger

I worked as Susan & Mary Sue's assistant at City in the 80s. What a great experience+lunch everyday off the menu. I knew then that these women were on fire and would be around forever! Love you both!

Sep 30, 2012
sbacktalk in Features

What is the difference between polenta and grits?

Check out

she is in Mississippi and grinds her corn from local farmers on an antique mill every week. she supplies grits, cornmeal to many highend restaurants in the South..her truly taste CORN with every bite!

Mar 19, 2011
sbacktalk in General Topics

La Frite Sherman Oaks -- My Kitchen Nightmare

Just went yesterday. Been going to LaFrite since 1981...
The Country Paté was wonderful, served with pickled onions, cornichons and perfectly baked toasts.
The decor is such an improvement, with lovely lighting fixtures and new paint. Ikea? I think not. The unsightly dessert case is no more.

I would like to recommend that the chocolate soufflé come back to the menu and please put the canned tuna back on the Nicoise. Even in Paris, they use canned tuna. Seared ahi is not the traditional way to go. Rather pretentious, GR.
The staff, as always, is great.
I'm going back next week with a friend.

Jan 20, 2011
sbacktalk in Los Angeles Area

Has anyone tried the new place in Sherman Oaks...

This is definitely the same café 50s from Van Nuys Blvd. They moved because they wanted
better parking and better visibility. It feels much cleaner than the other place.
I had the blue cheeseburger with fries (delicious) and my friends had a soup (very good) and a couple of different sandwiches. Our waitress was great.
We will go back for sure.

Jan 20, 2011
sbacktalk in Los Angeles Area