If you’re in NYC, Sutures premieres tonight at City Cinemas Village East.

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I’m won’t be there (I WILL be in the Tri-State Area next week) – but I did get a little urban adventure last night…


Grand Central Market is one of my favorite places in Los Angeles – a historic food emporium - and is now open til 9pm Thursday – Saturday.



I told Abe to go to Sticky Rice, but unfortunately they don’t have anything vegetarian…



…and a lot of other places I’ve been wanting to try were closed – Eggslut, Valerie ConfectionsWexler’s Deli


…but DTLA Cheese was open!



Got a mushroom/taleggio sandwich from there, eaten on line for ice cream at McConnells (<—more on that in a future post).  Happy Friday!

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July 31, 2014

I definitely have skin rituals.  Problem is, it’s been the same one since I was twelve – cleanse, toner, moisturize.  Nowadays, I’ve been told toner is a rarity (remember Sea Breeze?!?) and the products for “more mature” skin seem to be an entirely different beast. Tatcha sent their Japanese face regimen to sample.  Inside the Ritual […]

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What I’m Really Eating

July 30, 2014

So. The blog’s Instagram is blowing up with #foodporn.  I hate that word, but that’s what it is – just to look/drool.  It’s 5 years of photos shoved into a feed.  My pants are a bit tight lately, so here’s what I’ve ACTUALLY been eating – melons (duh), lots of Quest Bars (Taryn gave me a […]

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Superba Food and Bread

July 29, 2014

Funny – I just posted some old Superba Snack Bar pix to the new Instagram feed; now I’ve got photos from their new sister restaurant to upload… …Superba Food and Bread is on Lincoln Avenue – much more spacious! Felita treated me to a lovely Grain Bowl – with Slow Cooked Egg, Pickles, Collard Slaw, Cashews, and added Avocado… …there’s […]

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The Ube Ube Shake

July 28, 2014

Abe and I were on a writing deadline, so this weekend has been all business… …quick muesli (<—click for recipe) and a stop by M Cafe’s BBQ celebration… …we also squeezed in two movies for motivation, and when we finished Sunday night – a celebration! Oinkster’s Ube Shake – actually stronger in Coconut Ice Cream flavor. […]

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