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new spot: Dinette

If you haven’t gone to Dinette yet, then you must go soon. It’s a cute little cafe in Echo Park that serves coffee, breakfast items & pastries. You order from the window and can take food to go or enjoy sitting at one of the tables. The first time I went with a friend, we couldn’t help ourselves saying comments out loud while we were eating- like “mmmm”, “omg this is so good”. And it really is that good. Everything is DELICIOUS. I might make it one of my goals to try every single item on the menu and every single pastry on display. It’s tempting not to over order when you look at the menu because it all sounds good. You can never go wrong with avocado toast. The waffle with poached egg and bacon is a must have. The combination of sweet and savory is mouth watering. This breakfast pizza is also a must have. I mean, just look at that egg.

mmm avocado toast with toppings

Why is avocado toast so good?? It’s amazing to think that something so simple can be so delicious… and who even thought of it? Because that person is awesome to think of mashing avocado and spreading it on bread. The first time I had avocado toast was at one of my favorite restaurants in Los Angeles: The Eveleigh. And I remember it was sort of like love at first bite and I couldn’t believe I had never tried it before. It’s a great item to include with breakfast or to serve as an appetizer. You simply mash up an avocado in a bowl, add a good squeeze or two of lemon juice, salt & pepper. Then spread it on sliced, toasted bread. I sliced up a sourdough baguette and popped them in the oven. Then comes the fun part.. toppings! Obviously it would be good with just the avocado spread but you can also add some toppings for better taste and presentation. My four toppings: 1. sliced cherry tomatoes 2. thinly sliced radishes 3. a …