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What’s New Pussycat

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Got to meet the incredible Awkwafina

Spotted!! My all-time fave actress @mslynnchen w the awkwafina beanie!!

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…over breakfast at Go Get Em Tiger.  No coffee for me, but there were eggs, a biscuit, and a shot of salsa.


We’ll probably be going-and-getting-em less, now that we received some coffee grounds from Groundwork


…and a gorgeous Thermos from Camelbak to put it in.  This little mama is SPILL PROOF and I’m in love.   Almost cried the other day when I left it at The Bungalow.


Went to see Birdman with Sam and John; mind blowing, as were these onion rings from The Oinkster afterwards.  (Their chili was solid as well.)


Been doing a little cooking!  What do you know?  On Halloween night I made a big batch of BBQ Jackfruit and shoved it into Toasted Bavarian Pretzel Rolls with coleslaw.  Glorious.


New headshots!  Taken by the multi-talented Violeta Meyners.  You can see more of the pictures on my imdb page.

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Have you heard of the minimalist fashion site un-fancy?  It’s been inspiring me to de-clutter, get rid of things we don’t use, upgrade items.  Simplify.  It feels good to change with the seasons.


Hot Red Bus

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We discovered Hot Red Bus via the BuzzFeed Sandwiches Around the World Video, and I’m so glad we did!

DSCN6619 “LA’s first British Indian Chip Shop” has great fries, as I tasted in the “Chip Butty” seen in the video

…another sandwich I sampled (which didn’t make the final edit) was the “Full English” – as in a Full English Breakfast…


…Sausage, Bacon, Beans, Mushrooms, Onions, Tomato, Cheddar, and a Runny Egg.  Bloody marvelous.



Usually, when I’m in Alhambra I get Chinese Food; next time, I think I’ll stop by for some Fish n Chips.

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Olson’s Scandinavian Delicatessen

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Our BuzzFeed sandwich adventure has been getting some great press online!

The shoot brought us to some new places; one gem I couldn’t wait to share is Olson’s Scandinavian Delicatessen.


The shop has been around since 1948 but Christian Kneedler took over and gave it an update.

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I fell in love with the shop, the space…

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Must admit, I did not care for this salty black licorice…

DSCN6713…but I DID gobble up the rest of the gummy/sour treats.  I also LOVED the shrimp sandwich (aka Skagen) you see in the video.  Their breakfast sandwich recently made LA Weekly’s list too!

P.S. – My favorite places to eat in LA are being featured on The Rex App’s blog – Olson’s would’ve definitely been on the list, but I did the interview before the sandwich shoot!

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