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The Greyhound

July 24, 2014
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Return to Highland Park! I’m rarely in that ‘hood but found myself back after Sunday’s brunch… …The Greyhound is a bar that opened earlier this year.  I was invited to check them out. Arrived at noon on a Monday, so no alcohol for me.  Well, never alcohol for me… …but I did find a willing partner! […]

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Fry-Day

July 20, 2014
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Islands recently gifted me with a certificate; I’ve been saving it – and at the end of last week, definitely needed a “vacation.” Picked Abe up from work, and headed to Burbank. We wolfed down a plate of cheese fries.  Why are their cheese fries so epic? Barely had room for our entrees – Grilled Veggie […]

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La Poubelle

June 27, 2014
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I walk by La Poubelle every time I see a show at UCB; it’s always packed, but I haven’t been inside – other than one quick brunch, years ago. Things have changed since then – not necessarily with the decor… …but in the kitchen. “La Poubelle” literally means “garbage can” in French – the place […]

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Tees on the Green

June 24, 2014
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It takes a lot for me and Abe to break out of our movie/restaurant routine. That’s why, every once in a while, one of us plans “Date Night.” It’s basically an excuse to get the other person to do something they’d normally turn down. Tees on the Green, the restaurant inside Verdugo Hills Golf Course, […]

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Oliver’s Prime Steakhouse

May 29, 2014
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Abe and I were invited to the Sunset Strip… …inside the Grafton Hotel to check out the new Oliver’s Prime Steakhouse. We munched on hot, homemade pretzel rolls while looking over the menu (which glowed in the dark)… …of course there’s plenty of meat… …but since I was eating with this guy, we decided to […]

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