Category Archives: desserts

When Life Gives You Lemons…

LA Loves Alex’s Lemonade took place last Sunday on the stately grounds of the mansion at  Culver Studios. Gone with the Wind was filmed there — does it get any more chichi than that? The well-tended grounds were strewn with checkered picnic … Continue reading

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My Top Faves at CBS’ Great Chefs

  1. The first offering I came across at the Great Chefs of LA event taking place in the backlot of CBS was Momed’s duck shawarma. Momed, in Beverly Hills, is a contraction of “Modern Mediterranean”. The pita looked awfully generous for someone … Continue reading

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My Top Ten Faves at LA Magazine’s Food Event

The LA Magazine Food Event had soooooo much food and sooooo many events, it was just impossible to fit them all into one post. So just think of it like Shark Week. With more food. And no sharks. This year … Continue reading

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Cake Divas Sugar Coats Rachel Rosenthal’s Birthday

At performance art legend Rachel Rosenthal’s birthday, Cake Divas set up a sugar-coated wonderland of candy and miniature goodies. The red velvet mini-cupcakes were popular, but the teensy eclairs and chocolate petit-fours were swoon-worthy. The cake was so perfect at … Continue reading

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My Search for a Low-Carb Dessert That Doesn’t Remind me of Spackle

OK, so in reality, I can only get away with a few bites of all of the beautiful desserts I photograph for you. Instead I make do with no-sugar-added Fudgesicles and Jell-o Sugar-Free Chocolate Pudding Cups. So far these are … Continue reading

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I LOVE Menchies!

I have to thank Jennifer for introducing me to Menchies. I resisted at first, thinking it would be another sour Pinkberry ripoff. But now I’m an addict. Menchies has a wall of frozen yogurt disensers, kind of like those French … Continue reading

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