Blue Plate Oysterette

August 20, 2014

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

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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Mateo’s Ice Cream and Paletas

August 15, 2014

I love that my dear Anna lives in LA again – and we can go on impromptu adventures! My Instagram Feeds have been blowing up with pictures of Mateo’s – they have several locations; this is the one on Pico and Vermont. Aside from Paletas (ice pops made from fresh fruit) they have a dizzying […]

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Playa Provisions

August 5, 2014

I was on the Westside last week and met up with Zach at Playa Provisions. This is a multi-concept space conceived by Top Chef Seattle Runner-up Brooke Williamson, along with her husband Nick Roberts.  King Beach Cafe offered pastries, coffee, and ice cream in a casual space. I ordered breakfast off the menu… …Coconut Chia Seed Pudding, […]

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Crackers and Chips

July 9, 2014

A few new products sent by some of my favorite brands… …Food Should Taste Good’s Brown Rice Crackers.  Light and airy! Also, Bare Snacks‘ Coconut Chips… …which makes yogurt, oatmeal, trail mix, and salad infinitely more appealing. Both products are vegan and gluten-free, too, if you’re into that!

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