Local Eating and Lemon Bars

By | 2016-03-07T18:25:48-08:00 March 7th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Corn Free, Gluten Free, Peanut Free, Recipes, Soy Free, Tree Nut Free|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

A few years ago, around this time, I made a decision. You could probably call it a self-challenge. I committed to only eating and drinking at local food businesses. That is, if a business had locations outside of Los Angeles County (or perhaps Orange County) I decided not to eat there for a year. So I was determined to frequent only local coffee shops, coffee roasters, fast food, bars, and restaurants. I like giving myself challenges like this. Maybe some [...]

top 25 local shops on the eastside

By | 2015-01-22T23:17:06-08:00 January 22nd, 2015|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |

  Around this time of year many people write, edit, and discard lists of resolutions. We (A +E), however, write lists of exciting local places where we ate, drank, and shopped in the previous calendar year … and would like to continue frequenting. Past posts {link to amara} have mentioned a few of these favorite local haunts, but below is an extensive must-try tour of East LA. We would love to hear your thoughts, comments, and suggestions for further local [...]