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retired cook in town for xmas-new year's--events?

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retired cook in town for xmas-new year's--events?

creamydeluxe | Nov 26, 2008 12:17 PM

Hey there, I haven't lived in the area for 2 years, been out in Los Angeles. I'll be visiting from xmas to new year's. I was a chef (mainly pastry) for many many years (Trotter's, Sweet Mandy B's, Angelfood Bakery, Zealous, the list goes and goes), and I'm looking for some action! What have I missed! The openings, the closings, the tears, the emotional abuse, the throwing down of the apron before the indignant walkout, the wild accusatins, the vicious gossip! Not to mention the fiduciary irresponsibilities!

I want to delve into the food world not as a slave cook for this week and a half, but on the other side of the heat lamp. My mop in in retirement, and my knife callous has healed--tear--

Can anyone recommend some great finds for someone like myself during the week after Xmas? Restaurants, bakeries, drunken orgies at restaurants or bakeries :.), bars...Any New Year's events?

Thanks a lot!!

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