Category Archives: Sweets

Blog Bite: Mohawk Bend’s Elvis French Toast

Mohawk Bend's Elvis French toast by Caroline on Crack

It may disappoint debaucherous diners to hear that the Elvis French toast on Mohawk Bend’s brunch menu isn’t as evil as it sounds. As with all things blessed with Elvis’ name, this brunch item is made with the King’s favorite sandwich fixings. Here it’s bananas between two pieces of French toast, a side of peanut…

LA Weekend Events July 7-July 10: Hello Kitty Yogurt, Hollywood Night Market, Freebie for Freakishly Tall

Hello Kitty at Yogurtland

I know, I know. I’m late! Saturday, July 7 Freakishly Tall People Get a Free Meal at BierBeisl For the month of July, BierBeisl, the hot Austrian restaurant in Beverly Hills, is offering free meals! The catch, however, is that you have to be taller than its 6’7″ chef Bernard Mairinger. So not fair. The…

LA Weekend Events June 28-July 1: Fonuts Ice Cream Social, Hello Kitty Returns to Royal/T

Hello Kitty at Royal/T Cafe by Caroline on Crack

What have you got lined up for this gorgeous weekend? Here are some ideas. Thursday, June 28 The Oyster Gourmet Is Now Shucking on Thursdays at Church & State Oyster Gourmet Christophe Happillon has been serving oysters at Church & State every Tuesday since 2010. But now with the growing popularity of oysters, he’s upping…

How To Make Drunken Gummy Bears, the Cocktail Edition

Drunken gummy bears by Caroline on Crack

Gummy bears are my favorite candy in the entire world. So naturally when I saw the Serious Eats post about how to make your own Rummy Bears, I just had to give it a go. Unlike most how-to posts on the Internet regarding drunken gummy bears (aka drunken gummi bears) which simply call for cheap…

This Weekend: Cinespia Returns, Vegan Beer Fest, Cake Monkey Wine Tasting & Your Momma

My momma in Paris sometime in the '70s.

What’s going on this weekend, including stuff you can do with your momma. Saturday, May 12 LA Vegan Beer Festival 2012 You don’t have to be a vegan to appreciate the delicious fare and brew at this annual beer fest. In fact you’ll find new favorites from breweries like Stone, Golden Road, North Coast and…

Blog Bite: Pancake Lasagna at Roof on Wilshire

lasagna

After a crazy night of drinking (aka Blogger Barhop 2012), I awoke the next morning to discover that I took home a wonderful souvenir: a hangover. Fellow blogger barhopper Savory Hunter and I decided that getting some beer and comfort food as well as Vitamin D in the form of sunshine would be just the…

10 Ways To Celebrate Anti-Valentine's Day in LA

This year’s Valentine’s Day is being touted by many singles as Black Tuesday. But seriously, don’t let it get you down! With all the couples out enjoying their overpriced prix-fixe menus, you get the rest of the town to yourselves. So get out there and celebrate your freedom with new and old friends and drink…

The Gifts That Keep on Giving: Los Angeles Wine, Beer, Cupcake and Coffee Clubs

By Caroline on Crack

Still don’t know what to get that special foodist in your life? How about the gift that keeps on giving, like entree into one of the best beer clubs ever or a delicious cupcake a month, all delivered to their door? Wine Clubs Colorado Wine Company’s Wine Club — $50 – $80/month This is the…

This Weekend: Open Bar Hot Santa, Eat My Blog Pasadena, Back-to-Back Hollywood Beering

Friday, December 9 Open Bar Holiday Party at Vanity Room Drink up while shopping the gorgeous fashions at this Mar Vista boutique which will be showcasing new wares from jewelry designers like Stacy Sterling and Tanaya Henry. There will even be a “fabulously fit and sexy Santa” to take a picture with as well as…

How To Entertain Like a Soho House Member: DIY Truffles and Grey Goose Cocktails

Soho House by Caroline on Crack

Not many Average Joes and Janes make it past the model-gorgeous front desk girls of the Soho House in West Hollywood. This international clubhouse (there are 16 clubs around the world) is strictly members only. And even then you have to be a certain caliber of celebrity and cha-ching to make it onto their roster. Knowing…