Ramekin LA
Ramekin LA

Yes…SUMO!

Yes...SUMO!

Have you seen these before? They are in peak season right until the early spring! First grown in Japan in the 70’s, they are now grown in California after decades of experimentation between a California orange & Satsuma mandarin…

The SUMO CITRUS™ or Sumo tangerine contains less “albedo” (the white netting covering individual sections) than other varieties. It is essentially a large mandarin, that is seedless, easy-to-peel with a sweet, juicy flesh! It’s a great source of vitamin C, foliate, fiber & potassium. Best part is that it is low in acid, so it is easily palatable, unlike some citrus that might upset your stomach.

The picture above is of those we source from Jonelle’s Grove in central California.  You can find out more information about this wonderful fruit at www.sumocitrus.com

So….what do we do with our Sumo?  Make SUMO TART of course!!

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Our tart is a velvety smooth custard offset by bruleed Sumo segments.  A superb balance of sweet and mild tartness!

The knowledge is free, but come on by to check out our Sumo Tart and all of our wonderful desserts, ice cream & sorbets!  Check back often for more info on facts on the ingredients we use!

Lemon Meringue Tart

Sumo season has come and gone, and so has our Sumo Tart.

Introducing the new member of the family….our Lemon Meringue Tart.  A great mixture of flavors and textures to satisfy your dessert cravings!

Summer Flavors!

A friendly reminder that we are open from 11am-11pm everyday, and ’til 1am on Friday & Saturdays!

Summer is upon us, and don’t forget to try some of our great home-spun ice creams and refreshing sorbets..Our sorbets are gluten-free and full of ripe, fresh fruit flavor!

Come on by, we hope to see you soon~

Summer Flavor: Mango!

In our effort to introduce more Farmer’s Market fresh fruits & produce to you, we feature mangoes today:

These ripe & flavor-bursting mangoes are from Wong Farms in Mecca, CA, deep in Riverside County.  Chef Jason is not one to usually get too excited, but he says that these are the “best mangoes you can get in LA!”

What is the difference between mangoes that are imported to the U.S. from locally grown ones?  The imported ones from Mexico or South America are treated with hot water to remove insect pests, which ultimately also washes away much of the aroma.  Locally grown fruit doesn’t endure such treatment, so ripened ones have a greater richness and fragrance to them.

Vendors like Wong Farms grow things the right way, and the quality and flavor definitely show it!

Come try our MANGO SORBET made with this delicious fruit!  We are still waiting for peak flavor, so it should be ready in about 4 days!  Also, we’ll have a limited time, mango-themed dessert as well!

Ham ‘n Cheese

Ramekin is now fully open for lunch each morning at 11am!

Come by and try our tasty sandwiches, including our Ham ‘n Cheese!  Start off with our in-house, freshly-baked bread, with Cremineli Capicola, Organic Pastures cheddar, butter, & whole grain mustard.

Accompany the sandwich with our wonderful Handsome or Zona Rosa coffees or Rishi teas, or our selection of natural-sugar beverages & sodas!

Mango Panna Cotta

Remember our boxes of mangoes from Wong Farms a week ago?  Well…they are ripe and are featured in our new dessert offering….MANGO PANNA COTTA!

This delicious dessert will tickle your taste buds with the sweet & slight tartness from the mangoes, and the creamy texture from our panna cotta.  Come on by, as it will only be here as long as the mangoes are in season!

And….don’t forget to #ramekinla with any of your pictures.  Best pics on social media will receive something from us!!