Posts Tagged“#foodie”

Let me start by saying this:  I am a Southern California native. However, I lived in Brooklyn, NY for close to 10  years. I have not found a cheesecake here in Los Angeles, that comes remotely close to Junior’s cheesecake in Brooklyn. Until now… I was talking to a friend recently and he was suggesting different restaurants for me to try here is LA. He threw Harriet’s Cheesecake out to me and that was literally the first time I had heard of Harriet’s. He went into detail about it being black owned, and that they had flavors such as Sweet…

Just as I am about to order my Honey Baked Turkey Breast for Thanksgiving, my friend sends me the following recepie for Jerk Turkey. I am a huge fan of Jerk, and love just about anything prepared with Jerk.  For those of you not familiar with Jerk style of cooking, “Jerk is a style of cooking native to Jamaica in which meat is dry-rubbed or wet marinated with a very hot spice mixture called Jamaican jerk spice. Jerk seasoning principally relies upon two items: allspice (called “pimento” in Jamaica) and Scotch bonnet peppers. Other ingredients may include cloves, cinnamon, scallions, nutmeg, thyme, garlic,…

If you live in Los Angeles or plan to visit soon, I highly recommend you treat yourself to a scrumptious bowl of ice cream at Neveux Artisan Creamery. They have flavors such as basil olive oil, peppered peach, and my personal favorite honey lavender. On my first visit, I had a scoop of peppered peach. The sweetness of the peach mixed with the spice of the pepper, was unlike anything I had ever had. I was instantly hooked! Now I find myself checking their Facebook page daily to see what flavors they have for the day, what flavors are coming…

If you live in Los Angeles or plan to visit Los Angeles you MUST visit this spot! I stumbled upon this cute, eclectic bakery called Southern Girl Desserts. My sweet tooth could not resist going inside and trying a few delectables. Pictured are the pineapple coconut cupcakes, which were absolutely delish! I also tried the banana pudding and it simply melted in my mouth. I honestly wanted to lick the container clean.  And they don’t stop there, they also have cakes, pies, peach cobbler, and latte’s. Southern Girl Desserts is located in Los Angeles, inside the Baldwin Hills shopping center.…