If you’re on the lookout for a satisfying, unique snack, look no further: Trader Joe’s new kung pao chicken mochi balls are the ideal treat! Each pack of Trader Joe’s kung pao chicken mochi balls has 8 pieces, which can be prepared in a toaster or conventional oven. These snacks feature a spicy kung pao … Continue reading Review: Trader Joe’s Kung Pao Chicken Mochi Balls
If you’re in search of the best (but still affordable) burger in Los Angeles, you should take a chance on HiHo Cheeseburger, a critically-acclaimed, fast-casual restaurant that prides itself on being the only burger joint that offers exclusively grass-fed, grass-finished wagyu beef. HiHo Cheeseburger, winner of the People’s Choice Award for the best burger at … Continue reading Review: Hi Ho Cheeseburger
If your New Year’s resolution this 2019 is to be more adventurous, you might want to consider trying new cuisines. For a unique meal, stop at Solidarity, a Polish eatery with a patio bar. This restaurant, located on Lincoln Boulevard in Santa Monica, was founded by Polish immigrant and chef Elina O'Lague in 1979. Solidarity … Continue reading Review: Solidarity Restaurant
One dish that I associate with comfort and family is adobo, a traditional Filipino dish typically served on a bed of rice and consisting of meat--usually chicken or pork--a variety of spices, and bay leaves. No two families make the dish the same way, and I have grown accustomed to the addition of potatoes and … Continue reading Tradition through Food: A Short Memoir
This October in Los Angeles has been hot, and to beat the heat, why not eat some ice cream from a chic and modern witches’ brew? Cauldron Ice Cream’s second location that just opened in September is located in Artesia, California and is a rather far “broomstick flight” from West Los Angeles, but their smooth … Continue reading Review: Cauldron Ice Cream
Little strawberries, Precious rubies of red, Forget your worries On your flower bed. Freckled with beads, Some call them seeds. Drowned in the raindrops, Tangled by weeds, We discard your tops, You're teased for your seeds. Don't worry, don't fret There's hope for you yet. Despite all your troubles, Despite your odd features, … Continue reading Ode to Strawberries
Any New West student knows that September and October are always hot. What’s a better way to withstand the heat than to cool off with a delectable scoop of ice cream! I would consider Carmela Ice Cream Co. on Third Street near the Grove to be one of the best ice creameries in Los Angeles. … Continue reading Review: Carmela Ice Cream Co.
On March 15, New West families celebrated Nowruz, or Persian New Year. Parents came together to share traditional dishes and Persian culture with the staff members. Between March 20 and March 21, Iranians all over the world will be celebrating Nowruz. During this time, Iranian families reunite to eat food, share gifts, and have fun. … Continue reading New West Celebrates Persian New Year