Mmmm, snacks. The food you eat when you don’t need food. Most definitely beyond sustenance and into pleasure, enjoyment and greed.
I try not to snack too much on a regular basis, but this is less due to willpower than to deliberately not having them around.
Of course all bets are off on holiday. Especially in a city with eateries of all kinds on every avenue.
Petee’s Pie Company
American-style pies are something I am drawn to. British sweet pies are pretty tame – generally fruit of some sort between two layers of pastry. In America, pies can have chocolate, cream, custard or nuts, and are served in decadent slices. I base this on the charming and unique TV series Pushing Daisies and the movie Waitress.
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So much to eat, so little time/stomach space. We had so much amazing food, but here are a few highlights.
Clinton Street Baking Company
I just have to see the word biscuit on an American menu and I get unreasonably excited. I’m not sure why I am quite so fond of these scone-like carb-fests, but there is something addictive about them.
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Gardens take up your time. Don’t get me wrong, I really love gardening, but it leaves less time for rambling about food on the internet.
This post is going to be quite shambolic I am afraid. No pics, just a list of some places I managed to eat out while on a recent work trip to LA. Although working took up much of the time, any moment I could, I would take the opportunity to go somewhere interesting.
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These biscuits pop up all over the place. They seem to be a staple of every bakery and supermarket, in the latter sold in packs of four.
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