Strange Sightings

December 19, 2011

in dessert, snacks


Been seeing a buncha out-of-the-ordinary lately…


…aside from this Cirque de Soleil bike, I also witnessed a parked, empty car with its windshield wipers on (engine off) and a woman walking down Larchmont WITHOUT ANY BOTTOMS. Totally casual. No big deal. Just walking down the street in her underwear…

Down the block, a less puzzling surprise!


Every X-mas my local dry cleaners puts out a spread of Middle Eastern food for their customers. They were even featured in this Huell Howser episode!


Along with my clothing, I was sent home with some home-baked Armenian treats. YUM.


Dug into this apricot bar right away – with a bowl of grapes


Two hours later, back to randomness…haven’t made my Spinach Sardine Dip in forever!


These were a sample from Wild Planet – basically just Sardines, water, tomato paste, garlic, sugar, and spices


Ding donged with 1/2 a package of frozen spinach and a Laughing Cow Light wedge


Half went into a bowl, surrounded by Sweet Potato Tortilla Chips


Not for everyone, but I dig it.



Got a guest post over at It All Changes today!


1 vixytwix December 19, 2011 at 5:43 pm

Wow, you’ve seen some strange things. How amazing and wonderful of your dry cleaners. I have never heard of that happening here, anywhere. I’m game to try your Sardine Dip. I really enjoyed your post and it’s variety. Randomness is my thing!

2 DaraRebecca December 19, 2011 at 5:47 pm

I love spinach and laughing cow cheese dip. So delicious for so few calories! And those sweet potato chips are awesome!

3 Body Polish December 19, 2011 at 6:06 pm

That apricot bar looks totally yummy! All I get from my dry cleaner is a bill. :(

4 Gillian December 19, 2011 at 6:32 pm

I should try this, I love sardines! Have you ever tried sardines in mustard sauce?

5 Lynn at The Actors Diet December 19, 2011 at 6:35 pm

no – that sounds AWESOME

6 Gillian December 19, 2011 at 6:38 pm

see if you can find some in LA – if not I will ship you some from Canada!!

7 duodishes December 19, 2011 at 10:35 pm

Where’d you find those sweet potato tortilla chips?!

8 Lynn at The Actors Diet December 19, 2011 at 10:58 pm

they’re from RW Garcia – here’s their store locator:

9 Katy Widrick December 20, 2011 at 7:07 am

Do you watch Two Broke Girls? They had a really funny episode recently where a guy was washing his pants at the laundromat (sp?) so he just walked around the city in his underwear. Awesome.

10 Lynn at The Actors Diet December 20, 2011 at 9:25 am

it definitely felt like i was in a sitcom when i saw her!

11 Clair December 20, 2011 at 7:25 am

Love the idea of putting out a spread of ethnic food. What a great way to teach people about your culture.

I give sardines to my cat, which has made me see them as cat food…I definitely need to get over that so I can try this. ;-)

12 Lynn at The Actors Diet December 20, 2011 at 9:17 am

yeah, it’s definitely cat food…but so good for you!

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