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Artist Date: Pierre Huyghe and Larry Sultan

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Abe and I finally became LACMA members!  I’m excited to spend many Artist Dates there in 2015.

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Here are two of the current, Specially Ticketed Exhibits – I didn’t really understand the Pierre Huyghe one…

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…which featured this dog (Human).  The guard informed us “You can’t touch her, but she can touch you.”

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Like, a stripper?

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There was also this.

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I’m very allergic to bees, so I stayed behind the glass.

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I found a half-eaten pretzel on the floor; wasn’t sure if it was art or just a kid who dropped his snack.   Larry Sultan was much more conventional…

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…I loved all his photographs – he sure was into turkey!

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Spotted some other food…

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…including my favorite!!!
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More Artist Dates <—click!

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Real Food Daily Pasadena

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Six years ago, Carrie and I were both inspired to start our blogs on the very same day.  I haven’t seen my blogging twin (in person) since the 2010 FoodBuzz Festival!

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We met up at Real Food Daily, a vegan restaurant Abe and I frequented when we first moved to LA (but not in the last six years, apparently, since I can’t find a single post about it).  This is their Pasadena location.

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I ordered The Great Cardini – Tuscan Kale, Romaine, Chickpeas, Avocado, Red Quinoa, Roasted Yam Croutons, Spiced Pumpkin Seeds, Macadamia Parmesan, and Creamy Almond Shallot Dressing,
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Super good and super filling!  Also sampled a bite of Carrie’s Mexico City Tacos.

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Hoping it won’t be several more years before I revisit Carrie (or Real Food Daily) again.

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Ellovi

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Having lived most of my life in NJ/NYC/CT, I know what winter feels like. For some reason, my skin remembers too – even though it’s never that cold in LA!

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Ellovi makes all-natural skincare products – not tested on animals and packaged in sustainable, reusable glass jars.

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They sent me their body butter…

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…made from six ingredients.  It smelled like Vanilla Cake.

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Their lip balm is equally heavenly; even though it’s also Vanilla “flavored” it reminds me more of hot cocoa.

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Both products are ultra luxurious – I’d imagine if you were living in a place where the weather was actually harsh, your skin would be thanking you, because mine is feeling pretty fabulous. Good luck with the storm, east coast peeps!