2019 KJazz Pledge Drive Restaurant Shout Outs

Our 2019 KJazz Pledge Driving is coming up and I had the spent the last month, with my colleague, reaching out to fellow cafes/ restaurant looking to support KJazz 88.1FM Radio Station. In exchange for donating a minimum of 5 gift cards with $25 each gift card, each cafe will be mentioned on air throughout the pledge drive. As a mutual exchange, this will not only help KJazz raise funds but also drive up business for cafes as our listeners love to help support businesses affiliated with KJazz. We have the pleasure of have multiple restaurants who are willing to participate to help make our Pledge Drive event possible for our listeners. The restaurants are located in the Los Angeles area including: Mid City, Pasadena, and West Hollywood. I would like to take the time to shout them out as I would love for ya’ll to check them out. Their menu’s, which comprise of great savory, delicious items, can be found on their site which I have listed below as well.

For a sustaining donation of $5 per month or $60 for the year, you’ll receive a limited $25 gift certificate for the following restaurants below.

If you are in the LA area and are interested in donating.. on the day of the drive (from 10.30 – 11.2), please call 1-800-767-3688 for your very own gift card for the following restaurants:

  1. Taste on MelroseWest Hollywood
    http://www.ilovetaste.comTaste on Melroseis a neighborhood favorite for stylish Angelinos with a preference for elegant surroundings and a comforting, laid-back dining experience. Taste on Melrose is catered for farmer’s market- influenced contemporary American comfort food. Popular dishes include White Truffle Mac and cheese, Crispy Chicken Parmesan, and Caramelized Cumin Spiced Pork Chop. Taste on Melrose uses all natural meats such as Mary’s Organic Chicken, Wagyu Beef, and fresh produce, organic when available. Taste on Melrose has Happy Hour Monday – Friday 3-7 pm Saturday & Sunday 4-7 pm.
  2. Toast BakeryWest Hollywood

    Toast Bakery Cafe
    offers ambitious takes on American breakfast-&-brunch fare & a trendy outdoor scene. The restaurant has an open air seating and has a casual, but elegant ambience with an old-style Italian decor. Toast Bakery Cafe serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and pastries. Popular dishes include stuffed french toast, eggs benedict, and huevos rancheros.
  3. Coral Tree, West Hollywood
    Coral Tree is a healthy dining in a casual atmosphere, which includes both indoor and outdoor seating. At Coral Tree Café all of our coffees are certified organic, shade grown and fairly traded. These are important aspects to the sustainability of coffee that is better tasting and socially responsible. This reflects Coral Tree Café’s commitment to the delicate ecosystem, our customers’ health and fair trade practice.
  4. Le Pain QuotidienWest Hollywood
    https://www.lepainquotidien.comLe Pain Quotidien is a Belgian bakery and restaurant serving simple, wholesome and seasonal food. Their specialties feature handmade bread and pastries, artisanal loaves, kneaded by hand, and baked in stone lined hearths. Le Pain Quotidien has a large and naturally wholesome menu for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.Le Pain Quotidien believes food should be simple, nourishing and delicious. Le Pain Quotidien is an advocate for healthy eating, and will find many vegan, vegetarian, and plant-based options in their menu.
  5. Amara Chocolate & Coffee, Pasadena
    Amara Chocolate & Coffee is a cozy, warm spot for South American fare like arepas & churros plus sipping chocolate & coffee open for breakfast and lunch. Amara Chocolate & Coffee serve unique Venezuelan flavors including original gluten flavors & locally roasted coffee. They also serve Artisan handmade chocolate truffles -Velvety Venezuelan hot chocolate. Discover a journey of flavors to Madrid with our traditional Spanish style churros.
  6. Vees Cafe, Mid City

    Vees Cafe provides fresh dining with big smiles. Vee’s Cafe serves traditional American- style food for all day breakfast, brunch, and lunch. Vees Cafe is a
    cozy haunt offering organic coffee, cold-pressed juices & light cafe fare, from eggs to wraps. Their items include salads, acai, omelettes, and panini’s. Vees Cafe is a common place for locals and a go-to spot for a quick bite to enjoy a vamped up traditional American meal.
  7. Ingo’s Tasty Dinner, Santa Monica

    Ingo’s Tasty Diner celebrates the gift of jazz music and preserves the practice of local sourcing.  The Santa Monica restaurant features a sleek midcentury design with a full bar and an array of locally sourced farm to table dishes. Menu is simple and clean with chicken sandwiches, grass fed and vegetarian burgers, salads, and homemade potato chips. Ingo’s Tasty Diner offers its signature cocktails, including its famous greyhound, wine, and beer. Happy Hour is open until 7pm daily: half price on the entire library of spirits, signature house crafted cocktails, and select top shelf wines. 
    Ingo’s Tasty Diner plays live jazz from 10:00pm to 1:00 am and Sundays from 11:00am to 2:00pm.




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