j+k eat Lapperts Ice Cream and Coffee

 

We went to San Diego for the weekend as our last trip as an unmarried couple. It was so hot on Saturday, it called for some ice cream!IMG_1357

Macadamia Nut Ice Cream — so good!

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Dole Whip — The ones you get from Disneyland. It looks like frozen yogurt but thick enough to hold some structure and soft enough to carve some sculptures like…IMG_1359K’s interpretation of me as a Dole Whip ice cream.

I wanted some coffee but they won’t serve it until October.

Lappert Ice Cream 
12265 Scripps Poway Pkwy
Poway, CA 92064

Night+Market West Hollywood

This way overdue but this was from dineLA week–my favorite time of the year! Unfortunately I left my phone at home that time and I got these photos from my friends. Since there was a big group, we ordered the whole dineLA menu! :-). I’m not sure if I collected everyone’s photos.

mms_img628657891Drunken noodles – one of my faves!

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Crispy Rice Salad

mms_img2047260744Pork Blood Sausage

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Papaya Salad

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Party wings

mms_img1171598647I know this is shrimp but I don’t recall the exact name of the sauce it came with.

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The best fried chicken ever! Not the exact name but it was the best fried chicken ever!

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Tom Yum soup – best way to finish off this feast!

I am normally a Ruen Pair type of person and wouldn’t really pay a lot of money at a Thai restaurant but it was worth it! I definitely come back again.

Night+Market 

9041 W Sunset Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90069

j+k eat Restaurant 2117

It’s our favorite times of year: dineLA week! We usually go between 1-2 restaurants during this period. There are some people who go all out and eat everyday. I’m not sure how we chose Restaurant 2117. In fact, I’m not sure how we choose a restaurant to go to. Do we decide the neighborhood first or do we decide on the cuisine first?

2014-07-15 18.43.58Tuna tartare appetizers

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Japanese Hamachi Sashimi

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Grilled Lamb Porterhouse chop – the sauce is so good!

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2014-07-15 19.22.59Chocolate and Walnut Terrine

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K likes this restaurant a lot–even the desserts. Generally he’s not a fan of desserts but these aren’t too sweet. We most likely would like to come back again; I would like to try the spaghettini…and come back for the creme brulee.

Restaurant 2117 is off Sawtelle and Olympic–Little Osaka. Being in this neighborhood bought me some memories of late night trips to Beard Papa’s and Volcano Tea. This place is getting trendier with more Asian places.

2117
2117 Sawtelle Blvd
West Los Angeles, CA 90025

j+k eat Los Toros

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I guess Tuesdays are now our date nights because K has school Thursdays and Fridays now. Yes, we had a big order which meant lots of leftovers for days to follow. I guess that means we’ll have other foods than kale this week :-P.

We expected to walk in Tuesday night to have the place empty, but instead the place was packed — always a good sign.

Los Toros

21743 Devonshire St
Chatsworth, CA 91311

Inca Cola

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I tried out Inca Cola at this Argentine-Italian place for lunch last Monday.  It reminded me of bubble gum flavored cream soda.

I probably won’t try it again. I probably won’t come back to that restaurant again either.  I had better Argentine steak sandwiches.