I wrote about the Santa Monica Farmers Market last month, but The Original Farmers Market is something else entirely. I was planning on perhaps buying some cherimoya before heading over to The Grove to buy our hostess’ son a present (Thanks Audrey for letting us crash!), but when I stepped into the market, what met my eyes was not tables of fruits and vegetables but an outdoor food court! Considering it was lunchtime, nothing could have made me happier. MORE »
Just when you thought the Los Angeles posts were done, guess what?!, there’s more acomin’. The reason being is that after our first trip, we went again a month later. But don’t worry NY peeps, there’s only 3-4 more posts from the second trip, and after that, it’ll be all New York again.
So on our second trip, after a day of eating spicy crawfish, clams, and shrimp at The Boiling Crab, David and I went on the search for something sweet and cool to appease our burning stomachs. Unfortunately, when we got to Scoops, they had already run out of ice cream. WTF?! Well, no fear, after a few minutes back on the road, we soon found ourselves at Bhan Kanom Thai, a Thai dessert shop in Thai Town. MORE »
Day 7, the last day of our first LA trip, and right after experiencing my first cherimoya, David and I stopped by Myung Dong Kyoja (명동교자) for a quick lunch before heading to the airport. Unfortunately, there was a bit of wait so lunch wasn’t as quick as we had hoped, but once we were seated, we ordered quickly (deciding what to eat is easy, there’s less than ten items on the menu), and minutes later we were both staring into a bowl of hot kalguksu (칼국수; $7.99), housemade knife-cut noodle soup topped with ground chicken, carrots, onions, wood ear mushrooms, greens, and four tiny pork dumplings. MORE »