Nick’s on 2nd

September 14, 2014

Just got back from a little drive down to Long Beach with Emily to meet Karla at Nick’s on 2nd. The breakfast menu is small, but filled with many good choices. I ordered an egg white omelet with spinach, fruit… …and homemade English Muffin. Karla opted for waffles… …and Emily ordered Omar’s Skillet – eggs, […]

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Ojai Valley Inn and Spa

September 12, 2014

Oh, take me back to Ojai!!!  Here’s the magical place we stayed – The Ojai Valley Inn and Spa.  Situated on a golf course… …with majestic grounds and many pools.  My tip – go to the spa one if you want shade/quiet! I didn’t actually utilize any of the spa services or classes… …mostly we hung […]

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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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Baba Bibimbap

August 13, 2014

I will say this about mourning – it gets better.  But it still stings. I was so glad to see my father surrounded by such beauty at St. John the Divine! Back in NJ, we went to lunch at Dong Bang Grill. I ordered a Bibimbap sans beef.  Not accustomed to all the meat I’ve been […]

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Fred Segal Mauro Cafe

July 16, 2014

Inside Fred Segal on Melrose is Mauro Cafe. I met up with Emily this morning, who invited me in to check out their breakfast. Perfect Brioche Buns… …Scrambled Eggs… …Smoked Salmon, with Cucumbers… …two runny poached eggs… …and a choice of fruit or salad. They also have a full lunch menu, weekend brunch, and dinner on […]

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