Ivy League

I love a pretty neighborhood café. A place with an unobstructed view of the pastry case. Where the curry chicken salad on sourdough and iced latte do not ruin what the ambiance has begun.   Amandine Patisserie Café 12225 Wilshire Boulevard Los Angeles, Ca 90025

Ok, Ladurée

I have never been one to worship at the alter of Ladurée. Every person I know who has been to Paris gets misty-eyed when they remember the macarons they enjoyed. Personally, I’ve always been partial to Dalloyau. I don’t know what it is, possibly the texture of the precious cookies offered. Now Ladurée is on…

La vie en rose

To say that I am enjoying my sabbatical would be an understatement. I don’t know where my next dollar is coming from and I have no idea where I’m headed, yet I am happy. There is something to be said for taking a moment to reset. It is a luxury to be able to rise,…