Posts Tagged ‘Cake’

May 16, 2008 8

Demel (Vienna: Hofburg Imperial Palace)

By in Vienna

The sausages revived our energy, but we were thinking of cakes. After hitting several tourist sights (including following the Royal Band marching into the Castle, saved our trouble finding directions), we dashed to one of Vienna’s most famous cake shop before its closing time. So there was a bitter rivalry story about Vienna’s signature chocolate […]

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May 8, 2008 3

Cafe Obecni Dum (Prague: Municipal House)

By in Prague

Another tourist spot, the Art Nouveau (Jugendstil in Central Europe) Municipal House. To complete the tourist experience, we have coffee at their cafe. The golden Art Houveau decor is a bit…tattered between the fine line of decadent glam and chessy grandeur. The coffee was ordered from a menu while the cakes were ordered from a […]

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April 16, 2008 3

Patisserie Chantilly (Lomita)

By in 17: South Bay

A trip to Lomita mostly includes a stop at this Japanese Patisserie (and we needed tea to wash down those butter). Lovely Caramel Expresso A strawberry mousse cake I forgot the name of. The cakes are about $3 each. They’re very delicate and pretty, but “delicate” sometimes synonyms with “tiny.” 😉 Cafe Blanc ‘s cakes […]


March 31, 2008 5

Cafe Blanc (Costa Mesa)

By in 18: Greater LA

More pretty and tasty cakes from Cafe Blanc (see my old entry): Coeur des Rois. Vanilla mousse, raspberry gelee and kirsh brandy. I think there could be a bit more raspberry gelee to give a even stronger punch to the sourness. Doux Chocolat: white and dark chocolate mousee. Very good!

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February 25, 2008 6

Asia de Cuba (Sunset Blvd.)

By in 09: Weho

My co-workers and I managed to make it to the last day of the dineLA Restaurant Event at Asia de Cuba, the Asian and Latin fusion restaurant at the Mondrian Hotel. They had a $22 three courses lunch which is a really good deal for this $$$$ long-time trendy “scene” restaurant. It’s got a really […]

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