Tag Archive: Matthew Kang

The Ultimate Coffee Geek’s Travel Kit Guide: Taking Your Coffee Snobbery on the Road

Scoops Westside pourover by Caroline on Crack

With the explosion of high-quality coffee places and roasters all over Los Angeles — Intelligentsia, Handsome Coffee Roasters, LAMILL,¬†Dripp¬†and Brew Coffee Bar — there’s bound to be a growing dependence and, let’s face it, addiction to that fine cup of Joe. For super picky coffee drinkers, workplace K-Cups and the regular drip just won’t do…

People's Choice: Scoops Westside's Maple Whiskey Ice Cream

I knew my beloved Taro Coconut was doomed from the start of this week’s Scoops Westside ice cream election on Facebook. Maple Whiskey was its rival after all. Bloggers (who seem to comprise the vocal majority of the ice cream shop’s fan base) love booze and they especially seem to love whiskey. So Maple Whiskey…

Scoops Westside: Wasabi Coconut Ice Cream Made Me Do It

I’ve been on the wagon for a little over a month now. No Trader Joe’s peppermint Jo-Jos, no egg nog and certainly no Scoops ice cream. I decided to start this little dessert strike December 1st. In a cruel twist of fate, this was also the same day that Matt Kang opened his Scoops Westside…

Westward, Ho! Eastside Eateries Opening up Westside Locations

I’m so happy that more well-renown Eastside establishments are opening up shops on my side of town. First, Intelligentsia made it over to Venice and now the restaurants listed below. At this rate, I won’t have to leave my hood, ever! Eh, a girl can dream… Bulgarini Gelato in Venice ( Summer 2011): This Altadena…