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Opening Night of The Taste 2014

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Last night I got a preview of this weekend’s The Taste, hosted by The LA Times at Paramount Studios.

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Familiar faces…

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(Zach above; Chef Bruce, below.)

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…and of course food.

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There were a lot of mini sliders going on – my favorites were this Avocado Crab one on Squid Ink Brioche from Waterloo and City

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…and a Fried Chicken with the works from Plan Check.

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Basically, I was doing this all night…

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…and this…

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…but not this.  I left all the alcohol to Abe.

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He had a lot of non-meat options – from vegan pizza at Sun Cafe to a vegetarian one at DeSano’s….

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…and Urban Garden.

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Of course, we had our fair share of sweets.

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Such a blast!  Check out the food festival this weekend, where there will be all this…

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…and more!

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Sephora and Stuff

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Guys.  Did you know you can get a free makeover at Sephora if you spend $50 on products?  Even though I wear makeup almost every single day, I usually leave it to the pros – and my own technique is a bit a stale.  I think my last “lesson” was with a woman at the Estee Lauder counter at Lord and Taylor, 1993.

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Allie was amazing – she got me gussied up for a photo shoot with AnRong Xu

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…during which I filled up on FroYo (story of my life lately) and ate snacks for dinner.

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(FYI these Stonefire Naan Crisps are truly incredible.)

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Another summer night ritual – a frozen Caramel Brownie + my cozy leggings + #EverySimpsonsEver.

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Tonight is Opening Night of The Taste!  Here’s my recap from last year – hope to see some of you there.

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