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Jack o’ Melon

fruit

Happy Halloween!

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I wound up eating this entire honeydew today – it was pretty small…

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…plus some actual pumpkin, crammed into a toaster pastry with grapes and miso soup.

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This is what I get for putting off candy-shopping til the last minute (my “costume” tonight is equally lame).

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P.S. Thanks to EditKit for interviewing me and the Nice Girls Crew!

P.P.S. I think the ladies would like to know that pap smears are only required once every 3 years now, which was the ultimate trick or treat to me, 8am at my gynecologist’s office.

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LA Market at LA Live

dessert - fruit - lunch - restaurant - vegetarian

Went to see the back doctor yesterday. I did not love what he had to say.

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A big pear was eaten in the car…

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…drove from Beverly Hills to downtown – L.A. Live!

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LA Market is Kerry Simon’s restaurant inside the JW Marriott

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…focusing on seasonal, locally sourced cuisine.

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I was treated to a spectacular lunch (they also have breakfast and dinner) starting with this fabulous bread basket…

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…Charred Edamame with ginger sea salt, Togarashi, and lemon…

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…and Burrata with eggplant, heirloom tomato coponata, basil oil, and crispy lavash.

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We shared our entrees…

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…Jidori Chicken with lemon confit, farro, kale, grapes, and chicken jus…

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…Indian Veg – eggplant, tomato, zucchini, naan, chutney, rice…

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…Angus Burger with bacon, herb mayo, white cheddar, lettuce, tomato…

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… and perfect fries.

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Everything was so good, I forgot my backache.

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And then…this arrived, which sent me straight into a sugar high.

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The Junk Food Platter includes homemade Snickers…

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…Baby Churros, Banana Nutella Macaroons, Red Velvet Whoopie Pie, Brownies, Chocolate Chip Cookies, Coconut Bounty…

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…and pink happiness (a.k.a. Cotton Candy).

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Oh – there was a mini vanilla milkshake too that I gulped down.

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I finished the day lying down (doctor’s orders) with some grapes and miso – thrilled to see Amanda Jane Cooper on Hello Ladies!

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