Brentwood Country Mart

As you know, I went to supper in Brentwood a few nights ago.

I loved it, it was beautiful, the food was incredible… but nothing else was open.

When I saw my namesake of an ice-cream parlour on the way out, I knew I’d have to return for a better snoop & a scoop.

So I did!

You can’t beat a bit of red, white & blue! Especially when the sky goes that ridiculous shade of perfect.

The Country Mart is a sort of posh, outdoor shopping mall.

It’s all clad in painted wood with pretty things bursting from every window.

In the middle there’s a “food court” for those who don’t fancy a proper, sit down restaurant.

My amigo & I plumped for tacos from Frida.

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Although with a vague nod towards being healthy, we went for lettuce wraps instead of tortillas.

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For pudding we went to the (*ahem* brilliantly named) Sweet Rose Creamery for ice-cream.

Where I had a big scoop of peanut butter ice-cream with brownie chunks in a chocolate waffle cone.

Washed down with an iced-latte from next door.

I’ve only just discovered iced-lattes and let me tell you, it is a revelation!

They are quite simply… da bomb.

God bless America & their coffee culture!

Ps. A few people have asked for a little meet-up while I’m here & I can’t think of anything nicer!

I’m missing Señor Custard pretty badly, so I was thinking we could all meet for coffee (iced lattes) in the park and if you happen to have a fluffy four legged friend, you could bring them along & I could have a bit of a squeeze! (If you don’t mind sharing, of course.)

It would be great to meet you and maybe you could meet & befriend some other cool Angelinos!

We can take a few photos, trade stories & LA tips… then everyone can spend the afternoon enjoying the park!

What do you think?

If you fancy a wee sociable cup of java, come say hi at The Trails Cafe in Griffith Park at around 4pm on Sunday 6th October and bring a friend (canine or otherwise).

Jeez, can you believe it’s already October?

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