At Huckleberry, everything looks good, so we asked co-owner Zoe Nathan for her top five picks. A unique smattering of sweets made the cut, including the shop's signature item: salted caramel squares.
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As Executive Chef of Huckleberry Bakery and Cafe and co-owner and Head Baker for all of the Rustic Canyon family of restaurants (that'd be Rustic Canyon Wine Bar & Seasonal Kitchen, Milo & Olive, Huckleberry Cafe & Bakery, and Sweet Rose Creamery), Zoe Nathan has definitely put her stamp on L.A. Despite her kitchen hopping, Nathan finds time to sample sweets around the city. Here's a guide to her favorites.
Milo and Olive is making artisan bakery style pizza more of a thing in Los Angeles. The focus of these hardy baker's pies is the crust, incorporating a mix of flours. Open just two months, this pizzeria has already carved out a place in the LA pie-scape.
Last Last Sunday, on the lawn of Culver Studios, the chef-tacular second annual L.A. Loves Alex's Lemonade benefit was held for pediatric cancer research. Deeply moved by Alex's story, Los Angeles chefs Suzanne Goin(AOC, Lucques, Tavern) and husband David Lentz (The Hungry Cat), plus Goin's business partner Caroline Styne, have collected an astonishing group of chefs, mixologists and vintners. Everyone came out to lend a hand, a grill and a copious amount of wine and whisky to support the cause.