Food Hotspots

Hopefuls on the List
Grilled Cheese Spot, Santa Ana

Northern California
La Victoria, San Jose
Fenton’s, Oakland
Falafel Drive-In, San Jose
San Pedro Market, San Jose
Ike’s, Santa Clara
Bi-Rite Market, San Francisco
Tartine’s Bakery, San Francisco (haven’t eaten there just yet!)
The Grill, Carmel

Central(ish) California
Toomey’s, Mammoth Lakes
The Mogul, Mammoth Lakes
Z Grill, Mammoth Lakes

Southern California
Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf
In-N-Out, California (Duh)
21 Choices, Claremont/Pasadena
Ice Cream Lab, Pasadena
Umami Burger, Pasadena
The Back Abbey, Claremont
SugarFish, Brentwood
Pink’s Hot Dogs, Hollywood
Rita’s, La Canada (1, 2)
Sidecar Donuts + Coffee, Newport
True Food, Newport (Fashion Island)
The Cannery, Newport
Ruby’s Shake Shack, Laguna Beach/Newport
Ruby’s Beachcomber, Laguna Beach/Newport
Zinc’s Market & Cafe, Laguna Beach
Philippes’ & Olvera Street, Los Angeles
La Cabanita, Montrose/Glendale
Juice Farm, Pasadena
Food Trucks, Pasadena
Boba World, Pasadena
Le Pan Quotidien, Pasadena
Lemonade, Pasadena
Little Flower Candy Co., Pasadena
Julienne’s, San Marino
Beachside Bar & Cafe, Santa Barbara
Crushcakes, Santa Barbara
Backyard Bowls, Santa Barbara
La Super Rica, Santa Barbara
Bay Cities Deli & Italian Market, Santa Monica
Barney’s Beanery, Santa Monica
Larchmont Bungalow, Los Angeles
The Village Cafe & Bakery, Los Angeles
Habitat Coffee, Los Angeles

New York (see more here)
Fancy Food Convention – Manhattan – June ’14 (1+2)
Dos Caminos, Manhattan
Hill Country BBQ, Manhattan (Flatiron)
Quality Meats, Manhattan (Midtown)
Bluestone Lane, Manhattan (SOHO)
Katz’s Delicatessen, Manhattan
Stumptown Coffee, Manhattan
Hundred Acres, Manhattan (SOHO)
P.J. Clarke’s, Manhattan (Lincoln Center & Midtown)
Dig Inn, Manhattan
City Bakery, Manhattan (Flatiron)
Eataly, Manhattan (Flatiron) (10/14)
Ess-A Bagel, Manhattan**
Ellen’s Starducks Diner, Manhattan (fun & casual pre-Broadway)
S’MAC, Manhattan (East Village)
The Boathouse, Central Park, Manhattan
Max Brenner Chocolate, Manhattan
El Diablito Taqueria, East Village, Manhattan
Momofuku Noodle Bar, Manhattan (East Village)
Smorgasburg, Williamsburg (Brooklyn)
Cerveceria Cien Montaditos, Manhattan (and BARCELONA!!)
Chloe’s Soft Serve Fruit Frozen Yogurt, Manhattan (Union Square)
Sweet Chick, Brooklyn (Williamsburg)
Tavern on the Green, Manhattan
Tuk Tuk, Queens
Underwest Donuts, Manhattan

Out and About
Two Roads Brewing Company, Connecticut (Stratford)

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