Friday Night Fun

Good morning lovelies! Welcome back to another post 🙂

Every fun filled weekend begins with a good Friday night? Am I right?

Let’s start at the beginning shall we?

We ended up heading to the mall and grabbing some coffee. This iced oat milk latte is a total dream from La Colombe. Honestly, this is hands down one of the best coffee shops ever. Their coffee is always smooth, never bitter. It is perfect the way it is and it doesn’t need sugar, but I do add a little bit of simple syrup for sweetness because it’s me and I like things a little sweet 😉

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We mosied around and took in the sites until we were ready to head out and find some dinner. We love Vito’s. You all know this, we know this. It’s not a secret. Sorry (notsorry) about the messy box-we ate a slice in the car. Lawwwwdyyy is it delicious when it is super fresh!

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Since we were trying to figure out dessert we also headed to Christina Tosi’s Milk Bar. I’ve been wanting to go since it opened, but I am not a fan of huge lines (who is?) so we waited and our patience paid off because we had 2 people in front of us! Winning!!

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We had to get her famous crack pie. It’s pretty similar to gooey butter cake if you’ve had it, but this had a cookie crust. To be honest this was our least favorite item. I’m not saying it wasn’t good, but it was just sugar (again not a bad thing, but a tad too much). I know a LOT of people love this item and it’s their favorite thing, but I preferred the other two items much more!

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Speaking of other two items we also got the birthday cake truffles. These were yummy! Sweet, but I liked the texture of the crumbly cake and the smooth frosting holding this together. It was definitely a birthday cake flavor which I LOVE!

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The last item we bought was a slice of the birthday cake. The hubs and I agreed that this was delicious, but we weren’t sure if it was worth $7 a slice. The frosting was light and airy. The cake was also pretty light, but held up well to the frosting. Thinking back on this cake now I’m a little ashamed to say (babe don’t kill me) but I may pay $7 a slice for this…I mean look at it!20181221_210833

It was all about the experience and we had a VERY enjoyable experience at the bakery. Everyone was super friendly and helpful. The decor was so cute! I would recommend a visit if you ever get a chance because they have some yummy sweets and frankly, I think Christina Tosi is pretty awesome. I mean have you seen her on Master Chef?

Let me know if you’ve had a chance to visit Milk Bar and what you thought in the comments 🙂 Till Thursday! See you later!

Oh the food we will eat…Vito’s

If you have read my blogs or know me or the hubs at all you will know we have a serious love for NY style pizza. In fact, when we finally get to go to NY and have a slice tears may be shed from sheer excitement.

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Yes, in this house we do fan-girl over pizza-don’t judge!

During a recent excursion we were looking for a pizza by the slice spot and found Vito’s. It had to have been divine intervention because we almost missed it on Yelp, but thankfully we caught ourselves.

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When you walk in you just smell pizza-the dough, the sauce. Then you see the display case filled with these huge NYC pies and you just know it’s going to be everything you dreamed of and more.

The first time (yes first) we got a slice of margh and a cheese. They warmed it up and we gobbled it down. We burned our mouths, but it was worth it.

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The crust was crispy and slightly charred, but still remained chewy. The sauce and cheese ratio was amazing. The bubbly cheese was stringy, salty, and flavorful.

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I know I tell you all the time that you know we love (and I mean LOVE) a place when we go back. Well, we went back the next day. It was that good. We just couldn’t stop thinking about it.

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This time we got a box of cheese and scarfed down 2 (or was it 3?) in the car because we couldn’t wait to get home. I think that says a lot about Vito’s pizzas. If you love NY style pizza and live in LA let me know if you’ve tried Vito’s and if you haven’t try it and let me know what you think.

Are you NY pizza person or do you prefer something else? Let me know!

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