Archive | July, 2015

Demitasse Pastry Update — Sugarbloom

29 Jul


It has been a very long time since I’ve done a Demitasse pastry update. I thought I’d take the opportunity to highlight the fact that they carry Sugarbloom pastries now, which are pretty great, and reflect back on Demitasse briefly.
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Why Are There So Many Great Asian Women Bakers in LA All of a Sudden?

17 Jul

Just positing a question for further exploration later: have you noticed that in the last few years many of the exciting new baking operations around town are headed by Asian women? I don’t have any theories right now. Just the observation.
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GTA — Gjelina TakeAway Is Worth the Stupid Setup

16 Jul


Perhaps nothing represents the new Abbot Kinney in Venice like Travis Letts’ growing empire: Gjelina, Gjelina TakeAway (GTA), and Gjusta. Hipster to the hilt, vegetarian-friendly, pricey, and kind of a pain in the ass. So why would you deal with the hassle? The food is amazing.
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