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Caffe Luxxe in Santa Monica

Caffe Luxxe was by far the best coffeehouse we visited whilst in LA. Their glittering Italian coffee machine creates wonderful cups of cafe bliss under the hands of their knowledgeable baristas

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The Cheese Store in Beverly Hills

A lovely specialty food outpost smack in the middle of Beverly Hills. The many local cheeses stand tall beside those from all corners of the planet while the prices were less then our local Whole Foods.

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Border Grill – Santa Monica

Mary Sue Milliken &  Susan Feniger, the ladies of the well-known television show and book series”Two Hot Tamales”, and architect Josh Schweitzer, bring us a more refined take on Mexican food in a funky colorful environment.  Their adventures on the downtown Mexico City street corners of the mid-eighties paid off with their learning the recipes and techniques of market vendors and home cooks- giving… Read More

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Erewhon Natural Foods Market in LA

Erewhon is a true holistic supermarket, having one of the most extensive collections of health oriented speciality foods, which- in my experience- is only rivaled by Rainbow grocery in San Francisco.