Foodie Finds

FOODIE FINDS: L’AFRICAIN, ANGELINA

May 12, 2015

Angelina has been a cafe we frequent often, in both Paris and Dubai. Its tearoom menu consists of all of our French favorites: viennoiseries, petits gateaux and macarons. Whenever we take a guest, we make sure they try Angelina’s cup of molten black gold: L’Africain. It is their signature hot chocolate (a must-order item and what gives Angelina it’s #foodie stamp of approval) that has …

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FOODIE FINDS: THE GANCHO BURGER, MADRID

April 29, 2015

During our Spain trip the past week, we had the fortune of enjoying a variety of culinary experiences at several different eateries each day. Ok, more like 4-8 places a day. #noshame. We made it a mission to taste all the authentic eats of España, and surprisingly, the most memorable by far ended up being a burger. Shocking, we know. You may be wondering how a …

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FOODIE FINDS: BUTTER BEER ICE CREAM, OXFORD

April 13, 2015

During our recent visit to Oxford, we visited the most popular ice cream parlor amongst university students: George and Davis’ Cafe (G & D’s).  Unique flavors include Oxford Blue, After Eight (based on the chocolate) and Dimebar Crunch. This time we popped into the quaint shop on Little Clarendon Street and found that G & D’s had Butter Beer flavored ice cream. That’s right, even muggles can indulge in a …

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FOODIE FINDS: OYSTER CART, LONDON

April 2, 2015

We are all familiar with what it means to “eat the season”, but what about luxury seasonal eats? Chiltern Firehouse in London (owned by André Balazs of Chateau Marmont) is serving up top-quality oysters until the end of season late April. Oysters are of three types: two varieties from local British waters and one from France. Oyster shucker Bobby Grove will be serving up native oysters with …

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FOODIE FINDS: WASABI + RED PEPPER GELATO

March 19, 2015

Founded in 1908, the family-owned Jannettas Gelateria of St Andrews is this week’s #foodiefind. Good quality base ingredients are fused with exotic, unique products to create a massive selection of colorful, unconventional flavors. The authentically Italian gelateria has been able to reinvent itself, bringing classic tastes into a new era of extravagant flavor fusions. One of the most noteworthy qualities consistent throughout over 100 flavors: the ability to compliment the ingredients’ …

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FOODIE FINDS: FOIE GRAS POP TARTS, LA

March 6, 2015

Rose Lawrence, the pastry chef mastermind behind Red Bread in Los Angeles, has concocted the mature, adult version of the Pop-Tart. Since Red Bread closed in Culver City, many have been painstakingly waiting for Lawrence’s new bakery and cafe to open in 2016.  Foodies rejoiced when she joined the Salted, what has been dubbed the online cooking school for food-enthusiasts. Salted features top chefs that teach live courses for small audiences, along with online classes for Salted members. LA Weekly regarded it as …

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FOODIE FINDS: FISH & CHIPS, CROMARS

February 23, 2015

After you have finished touring the spots Kate Middleton and Prince William probably made famous during their time at university, pop into Cromars to-go shop for classic fish & chips (the dine-in restaurant is attached). Order the battered haddock and chips, with a dash of salt and vinegar. For those of a more adventurous palette: order haggis, a Scottish dish made of lamb stomach stuffed …

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FOODIE FINDS: EDIBLE COFFEE CUP, ALFRED

February 15, 2015

Los Angeles has grown to offer one of the most premier coffee cultures in the U.S., with independent coffee bars constantly reinventing the social atmosphere and experience of drinking coffee. Alfred Coffee & Kitchen in West Hollywood is “the scene” for coffee connoisseurs, not just because they are brewing Stumptown Coffee, but because of their off-the-menu Edible #AlfredCone Coffee Cup. It is a handmade waffle …

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