Saffron & Rose Ice-Cream

First and foremost, I am a food lover, and I love Persian cuisine. Secondly, I have a sweet tooth, and ice cream is among my best treats. Given my love for both these things, I was quite surprised when I came across a review of a Persian ice cream joint called Saffron & Rose Ice Cream.

According to the reviewer, Saffron Rose serves the best Persian Ice cream in the whole of California. For those who do not know, Persian ice cream, unlike American or Italian ice cream uses whole milk (American uses milk powder while Italian uses a mixture of milk and water).

As usual, having seen such a raving review of an ice cream restaurant, I was curious to try it out myself.

Saffron & Rose is located in Little Persia (alongside many other Persian businesses) on Westwood Boulevard. The ice-creams are made from an old family recipe …

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Nana Queen’s Puddin’ and Wings

Anyone who knows me knows that I am crazy about two things; tasty desserts and my all time favorite hobby, chasing down food trucks. I particularly have a soft spot for food trucks that also serve up delicious desserts.  Talking of trucks and desserts, there is a new truck in town called Nana Queen’s Puddin’ and Wings.

Although it launched last Saturday, I hear it used to sell some of its already famous desserts to local restaurants including Philip’s BBQ and Uncle Darrow’s (in Marina Del Rey).

I was with my boyfriend when I spotted Nana Queen’s food truck on Melrose. My boyfriend didn’t like the whole concept of pudding and wings (he doesn’t like wings). However, I told him that the truck serves four different types of banana puddings and he agreed to tag along with me.

We were lucky to bump into none other than Janel Pratel, …

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Aloha Hour @ Roy’s

When I first went to Roy’s a few months ago, I was looking for a nice dessert, and that was when I first experienced the miraculous taste of chocolate soufflé with vanilla ice cream.

Although I do like digging my teeth into good quality food, sometimes it comes at a relatively high price and with the tough economic times, saving money is a priority.

It is for this very same reason that many people are huge fans of happy hours; you get to sample delicious foods and treats at discounted prices. Roy’s is one restaurant that has incorporated the concept of happy hour.…

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Food Wars: Grill ‘Em All vs. Baby’s Badass Burgers

I remember when we were just little boys we would argue over whose mother makes the best pudding or the best lemonade or even the best chicken stew. The truth is that people get very territorial when defending their favorite foods and favorite chefs.

Luckily, however, there is a new show scheduled to premiere on Travel Channel that could put an end to food rivalries once and for all. The new show is called “Food Wars, ” and Camille Ford is the host. The program, which starts on March 9th, aims to pit local heavyweights head to head with each other and see who has the better food.

How did I know about it? Well, today, I happened to stop for lunch at Grill ’Em All; an L.A truck that specializes in gourmet burgers and they were in the process of filming an episode of “Food Wars” pitting Grill ‘Em …

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