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City in the Country

September 1, 2014
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Ah, 3-day-weekends.  We were able to make a quick getaway from the city to hang out with Joy/Corey in the woods! Joy doubled a vegetarian recipe from Blue Apron Meals… …and fired up the grill too. Berries, a massaged kale salad… …and dessert – brought all the way from House of Pies, in the city. Banana […]

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Rita’s West LA

August 27, 2014
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Ever since Rita’s opened in Redondo Beach last year, they’ve been popping up all over LA!  We’ve driven as far as Santa Monica and La Canada for our fix; the newest store is on Pico (near the Westside Pavillion), and is the closest one yet. The space is smaller, so there aren’t as many flavors as the other […]

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Wizard of X Bar

August 22, 2014
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The last time I was at The Hyatt Regency in Century City, I was filming Silicon Valley… …little did I know – just down the hall is a whole other bar! X Bar recently renovated and invited me in to check out the new space/menu… …as you can see, there are green lights above the […]

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Blue Plate Oysterette

August 20, 2014
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Blue Plate Oysterette has been on my radar for a while now – they are well-known in Santa Monica, and recently opened closer to my side of town, on 3rd Street. I left the vegetarian at home and brought Christy… …we went to celebrate her birthday! She ordered the Red Trout – similar to salmon – […]

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Profanity Pop

August 17, 2014
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Y’all know I’m a Disney freak, so of course I wanted to see La Luz de Jesus Gallery’s Current Exhibit… …Jose Rodolfo Loaiza Ontiveros’ “Profanity Pop.” Featuring all my favorites – including the subject of an upcoming interview. The Wacko/Soap Plant Store is fun enough to look at itself – we spent an hour wandering and […]

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