Banana Beach Birthday

May 22, 2013

in dessert, snacks, trader joe's, TV shows, vegan

Despite a crazy Monday/Tuesday (<—great pix from Stanford on Facebook!) and being slightly sleep-deprived, I had to make a trip to see this.

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Like most of the world, I’m an Arrested Development fan – last time I was at The Grove I saw the Stair Car

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…the line for The Bluth Banana Stand was slightly longer, stretching all the way past Topshop!

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They were giving out free frozen bananas, but I also saw people giving up/buying them from Bennett’s in The Farmer’s Market.

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Didn’t have time for one – had to vote + get to the beach before rush hour…

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…to see the beautiful birthday girl!

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Leslie had a bunch of snacks spread out. I went to town on chips with salsa/guac…

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…crudite with Trader Joe’s hummus…

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…and several of their Vegan Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies.

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Back home, miso with fresh strawberries, frozen mango/grapes before bed. We keep bananas stashed in the freezer too, but those are for JuliusKong!

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{ 4 comments }

1 Emily May 22, 2013 at 9:36 am

I was wondering if the line would be ridiculously long for the bananas! I’m glad I didn’t attempt to get over there yesterday. Still super cool though. (:
And happy birthday to Leslie!

2 Elizabeth @ SugarHero.com May 22, 2013 at 10:00 am

So cool that you saw the stair car and banana stand! I follow AD on facebook so I’ve been seeing all of the LA events and wishing I could go. (Darn baby ruining my schedule.) Although it definitely doesn’t seem worth it to stand in that line, even for a free banana. SO excited for Sunday!!

3 Leslie Durso May 22, 2013 at 10:40 am

Thank you for trekking all the way to the beach Lynn!! It was so fabulous seeing you!! xoxo!

4 The Screen Siren May 22, 2013 at 11:43 am

Ahh I’m so excited for Arrested Development! And what a great birthday picnic!
xx
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