David and Corey’s second-floor apartment is an average, cozy Culver City dwelling with one big exception. When you walk through the front door, the smell of chocolate penetrates every part of your body.
It feels like only a few years ago that avocados were destined for guacamole bowls in Mexican restaurants or throwaway to-go-like containers at your local grocery store. Now, of course, chefs, home-cooks and everyone in-between have discovered the versatility of these green, oblong leathery skinned fruits. Even Subway and McDonalds have jumped on the avocado-train.
It was raining; a gratifying change for the dehydrated city of Los Angeles. This didn't stop us from walking to our dinner date, umbrella in hand.
Petit Trois is tucked within an unsuspecting strip mall in Hancock Park next to a 24-hour donut shop. The sign for its former inhabitant, "Tasty Thai," hangs above, disappointing any passersby with an appetite for cheap Thai.
It's November and pumpkin is in like NSYNC in the '90s.
So, we copped out and hopped on the pumpkin train along side Starbucks, McDonald's and every other food establishment in the continental United States. How could we not? It's an incredibly versatile fruit (yes, it's a fruit) with a plethora of ways to devour it, both sweet and savory.