Pineapple upside-down cake. Salted caramel pot de creme. Bacon donuts. Ben & Jerry’s Cinnamon Buns Ice Cream. The list, I am happy to say is endless, but what is YOUR favorite dessert? Let us know in the comments, or tag a favorite spot or dessert on Instagram with the hashtag #SRUSArecon. We’ll be watching, and grab your favorites for the site.
What many of us in America take as the norm, seems shocking from the perspective of someone from a country that treats bicycle infrastructure as a vital component of daily commuting. Here’s a video rundown from the channel of YouTube user markenlei.
In our first episode, shot in Los Angeles, Andrea “Mama B” Denike Martinez, Steven Lau, Nat Gale, York Tan and Kate Fields joined me in the quest to seek out two great desserts, explore the city, and burn off all the calories by the end of the ride.
After checking in with our resident dessert expert, Erika, for an idea of what we’d have to burn on the ride, we rode from Silverlake to The Pub at Golden Road Brewing to check out their croissant bread pudding. After Nat’s psychedelic wardrobe change, we headed down along the LA river path to the Nickel Diner in Downtown LA to sample their famous bacon donut. Along the way we did a mini-tour of locations from the sci-fi classic Blade Runner, and did an on-bike interview with Nat who works in the LA Mayor’s Office of Transportation to get the inside scoop about the battle to transform LA into a bike-friendly city. Not an easy task, but it’s one worth fighting for.