Rita’s West LA

August 27, 2014

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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Carvery Kitchen

August 26, 2014

“Ocean Park Boulevard” in Santa Monica = commercial auditions.  For me, there’s really no reason to hang around that street before/afterwards, but now there might be! Carvery Kitchen recently opened, and invited me in to try out the menu.  It kinda reminds me of Lemonade/Tender Greens… …with my favorite soda machine! Roman, the owner, invited […]

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FYF Fest 2014

August 25, 2014

Remember my roller coaster retirement?  Well, I have to accept it – I’m too old for music festivals, too. FYF was as crazy/tiring as it was last year – there were a lot of issues with people waiting for hours/getting lost; plus the VIP tickets Abe sprang for were only good at one stage – […]

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Waffle Day

August 24, 2014

The internet says it’s two food holidays today – Peach Pie AND Waffle Day.  Well, I do like peach pie, but I am obsessed with waffles. I like to add weird things into mine… …and on top… (regular yogurt, above – and frozen, below) …I even host parties revolving around waffles! Of course, I’m not […]

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The Honest Kitchen

August 23, 2014

You can be honest. This looks like dog food, doesn’t it? That’s because it is!!!  For the last few months Julius has gotten really picky about his kibble.  My friend Emily suggested slowly switching over to wet… …the brand she recommended was The Honest Kitchen – which is dehydrated, human-grade pet food.  These packets seem much […]

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