Wednesday, September 07, 2005

LA Eats

Contributed by Lezah

Il Sole – a long-time Hollywood insiders’ favourite, specializing in Italian food – during truffles season, order anything truffle related. 8741 Sunset Blvd., W. Hollywood (310-657-1182)

Asanebo – Japanese specialties. 11941 Ventura Blvd., Studio City (818-760-3348)

Mako – pan-Asian fusion cuisine. 225 S. Beverly Drive, Beverly Hills (310-288-8338)

Musha – every had a mackerel torched at your table? 424 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica (310-576-6330)

News Room Café – try the News Room for something healthy. Wheatgrass and the like are their specialties. 120 N. Robertson (310-652-4444)

Ivy – mingle with the Hollywood crowd and grab a great salad at the same time. 113 N. Robertson (310-274-8303)

Boule – Hollywood’s favourite bakery and sweet shop, located in West Hollywood. (310-289-9977)

Toast Bakery Café – their red velvet cupcake with cream cheese frosting at $2 is to die for. 8221 W. Third St. (323-655-5018)

Joan’s on Third – double chocolate cupcakes for $2.50. 8350 W. third St. (323-655-2285)

Sprinkles Cupcakes – double vanilla at $3.25. 9635 Little Santa Monica Blvd., Beverly Hills (310-274-8765)

Or, if you’re hankering for a taste of something LA-made but not in the area, try Deluscious ( who, for about $50, will bake you a dozen cookies and, while they’re still piping hot fresh from the oven, ship them complete with a bottle of Broguiere’s milk, in ice-cold, old fashioned glass bottles. (323-460-2370)

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