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J. Nichols Kitchen Reviewed by Dawn Garcia

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With a menu that puts a modern spin on old favorites, new dishes that reflect Chef Roger Hayot’s personality and breadth, and a vision to make this the community stop for decades to come, the new J. Nichols Kitchen may be something the locals are still warming up to. I stopped in and sat with Jimmy and Christene, who shared their family history with me while I browsed the menu.

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Dolly’s Cotton Candy

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With a gourmet feel and a campy spark of retro, Dolly’s is nothing short of sugar-spun fun. I first came across Dolly’s at Sunday Funday at Rancho Las Lomas. Dressed in a cute white apron, pink shirt, and black shorts standing gleefully behind a very pink cart was Krista. The love she has for what she does is apparent from the jolly spirit she oozes to the sweet scent of sugary goodness you can’t help but be drawn to. She is just like her creations: Sweet and Fun.

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