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Sip Tea and Nibble a Crepe at Four Leaf

April 22, 2015 9:00 am

Four Leaf specializes in Japanese crepes, which combine the traditional French food with Japanese ingredients like sweetened taro paste, green tea ice cream, mochi, and red bean paste. Enjoy sweet or savory crepes, including meat and vegetarian options. If you’re in the mood for a sweet crepe, try the popular I Never Drink Wine, the Garden of Eden, the berry parfait, or the sweet velvet. Savory crepes include the Green Heel Lady, the Smoking Bird, the caprese, the My County Fair, the Corny Tuna, or the Moody Cow.

Four Leaf also serves a variety of tea and coffee drinks. Customer favorites include chrysanthemum tea, osmanthus tea, and Thai iced tea. While the crepes here are said to be tasty, regulars admit that seating at Four Leaf is limited, and parking in the area can be hard to find, so make sure you allow some extra time.

Four Leaf
318 E. 2nd Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(877) 797-4532
fourleaftearoom.com
www.yelp.com/biz/four-leaf-tea-and-crepes-los-angeles

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Lulu’s Cafe: A Lively LA Spot for Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

April 8, 2015 9:01 am

Lulu's Cafe is a bright, lively spot with great service and even better people-watching. The menu is chock full of sandwiches, wraps, salads, melts, and gourmet hamburgers, but regulars enjoy coming to Lulu's for breakfast most of all.

You can personalize your breakfast by with the create-your-own omelet or scramble. Choose your ingredients from a list of several dozen options, including feta cheese, sundried tomatoes, spinach, and fresh turkey breast. Regulars also recommend the french toast with strawberries and whipped cream, and the huevos rancheros.

For lunch or dinner, you can't go wrong with the turkey and avocado wrap with a side order of sweet potato fries, described as light and crispy. The ahi tuna burger and the grilled falafel are also highly recommended.

Lulu's has lots of outdoor seating, making it a great spot to enjoy a meal with friends while enjoying the sunshine.

Lulu's Cafe
7149 Beverly Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 938-6095
www.luluslosangeles.com
www.yelp.com/biz/lulus-cafe-los-angeles

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Happy Spring!

April 2, 2015 9:27 am

Everything is starting to bud and bloom! What are you doing to enjoy this lovely change in weather?

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