Category Archive: Reviews

Normally, I’d post a cookbook review here on occasion, but I mainly write about food.  This book however, is so foodcentric, that I just had to write about it here. Title:  <a href=”″>John Saturnall’s Feast </a> Author:  <a href=””>Lawrence Norfolk</a> Publisher: <a href=””>Grove/Atlantic, Inc.</a> Imprint:  Grove Press Pub Date: September 04, 2012 ISBN: 9780802120519 JOHN […]

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The Cook’s Herb Garden: Grow, Harvest, Cook Author: Jeff Cox, Marie Pierre Moine Publisher: DK Publishing ISBN-10: 0756658691 ISBN-13: 978-0756658694 The Cook’s Herb Garden is a wonderful little book. It’s jam-packed with full color photos of the herbs with handy diagrams and info. The book is divided into four sections: Choose, Grow, Harvest and Store, […]

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One of our favorite places here in NoHo is the Mi Tierra Restaurant on Victory.  It’s an unassuming little place till you walk in the door and the aroma of heavily cinnamon scented coffee wraps around you like a lover’s arms.  There’s a big screen TV and posters of all the FIFA soccer players with […]

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Quesadillas Lupita

September 9, 2010 by Gina Ruiz - in Reviews

When we first moved here to the North Hollywood fixer upper house, we couldn’t cook. There wasn’t electricity for three weeks, we couldn’t move the stove in, obstacle after obstacle blocked us so we got to know the local eating places right away. On our first trip to the local Superior Market for some much […]

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I recently had the pleasure of being asked to review Lovin’ Scoopful ice cream, a product I was extremely interested in not only because of my love of ice cream but because the company donates 25% ($50,000 minimum annually) of its post-tax profits to the Special Olympics. Full disclosure: I received two coupons for free […]

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DLK is a Los Angeles based blog written by Gina Ruiz. It is a narrative food blog that celebrates culture, family and tradition while occasionally meandering off to explore other foods and the City of Angels.
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