One word: Halo. This pressed ice cream sandwich is essentially an ice cream scoop of your choosing stuffed inside a hot donut. And though they give you flavor choices, the only one you should concern yourself with is Ube, a.k.a. purple yam. Also, roll up in the morning for an excellent cup of coffee.
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No longer just a lowly service road off the 405, Sawtelle is one of the best streets for eating in Los Angeles.
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Tofu Ya on Sawtelle is one of the best options for Korean food in West LA. Try a sundubu combo.
Hit Korean Super on Sawtelle Blvd. for sandwiches, ramen, and rice bowls that make for a good takeaway lunch.
Yakitoriya is an izakaya on Sawtelle Blvd. Come here often enough and they'll reward you with more adventurous menu offerings.
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SLO Donut Co.
SLO Donut Co. in San Luis Obispo always has a line in the mornings, and for a good reason: their excellent donuts.
Midori Matcha Cafe
Midori Matcha in Little Tokyo is serving the matcha-flavored soft serve of your ice cream dreams.
Pops Artisanal Creamery
Pops Artisanal Creamery might not be convenient to most people, but its ice cream is worth the drive every single time.
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Mashti Malone Ice Cream
Mashti Malone is a Middle-Eastern ice cream shop on La Brea, and an LA ice cream institution.
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