Category: Brunch

  • Brunch at Redbird

    Brunch at Redbird

    Redbird started Sunday brunch service on April 24th, just in time for Mother’s Day, if you haven’t made a reservation yet.  Chef Neal Fraser‘s menu consists of such brunch staples as waffles, quiches, and fritattas, with nods to the South like biscuits and gravy, shrimp and grits, hoppin’ johns, and some international inspired dishes like […]

  • Local Kitchen and Wine Bar

    Local Kitchen and Wine Bar

    Local Kitchen and Wine Bar in Santa Monica opened late last year, and like its sister establishment Thyme Cafe and Market, is perpetually packed with locals, no pun intended.  Owner Maire Byrne has struck gold twice on Ocean Park Boulevard.  A few weeks ago, on a unusually rainy Sunday morning, my family and I tried […]

  • Cadet in Santa Monica

    Cadet in Santa Monica

    After a successful family brunch at Estrella, my family and I decided to check out the brunch offerings at Cadet in Santa Monica. Chef Kris Tominaga, formerly of The Hart and the Hunter, heads up the kitchen at Cadet. He’s recently started changing up the menu at Cadet to reflect the fall/winter ingredients he has […]

  • Brunch at Estrella on Sunset

    Brunch at Estrella on Sunset

    Estrella is the new restaurant by chef/partner Dakota Weiss, a Top Chef alum who also helms the back-of-counter at Sweetfin Poke.  It’s no secret that Sweetfin is one of my favorite new places to eat on the Westside—check out my review for some delicious food porn!  What I didn’t realize is that I had been […]

  • LA Weekly’s Brunch at the Races 2015

    LA Weekly’s Brunch at the Races 2015

    LA Weekly‘s inaugural Brunch at the Races took place on Sunday, October 18, 2015, though LA Weekly had done four previous Pancake Breakfast events, which were smaller in scale. The “Races” part of the name for this year’s event is due to the venue, Santa Anita Park. Tickets to the event included admission into the […]