We got to play hosts for a week when my folks traveled to the west coast (yes, brisket and sausage in tow!) for a mini vacation last week. The gastrointestinal party I had begun the week before continued as presumed with their arrival, it was really just a treat to wake up and have them in our home. We did our best to cover all of our favorite restaurants and cafes but the stomach only stretches so far..
|Umami Burger, a Los Angeles burger staple, was a no-brainer.|
|They had nothing but great things to say about this Singaporean brewsky|
|Sparkling wine goes quite well with warm sunshine|
|Satisfying, mouth-watering, and decadent in every way possible.|
|Any guesses as from where this famed After School Special hails?|
|In the Castillo family, breakfast for dinner is a normalcy.|
Cj was filming a short the week of our stay-cation so the three of us went out for a late brunch at Le Petit Four on west Sunset Boulevard.
|Mom's amazing Crab Cakes|
|Sirloin burger for Dad|
Cj wrapped the following day so we did dessert at Sweet Lady Janes (HIGHLY RECOMMENDED FOR BDAY CAKES!)
|a classic French press will be my next kitchen addition|
Dessert was out of this world! Of course, that morning we had our tummies filled by none other than....