Month: June 2013

Dinner collage!

Meal of the Year: David Chang, Roy Choi and Wolfgang Puck @ Bel Air Hotel – Bel Air, Los Angeles, CA

When I found out that David Chang was coming to LA for one night only to cook a dinner with Roy Choi (A-Frame, Lukshon, Kogi, etc.) and Wolfgang Puck (Spago) at the Bel Air Hotel, I had to get a reservation. I subscribed to the Bel Air hotel Twitter feed and linked it to text […]

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Father’s Day brunch a.k.a. ‘mostly’ ladies’ lunch @ home…

An impromptu plan to get together turned into a homemade brunch spread of smoked salmon tartine, custard french toast, chicken sausage & kale frittata, and a nice bottle of rosé. The gorgeous California weather cooperated and we enjoyed the sun and sea views from the deck. I will definitely be posting my custard french toast […]

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New wedges!

Cute wedges finally arrived at my doorstep by Matisse from Ruelala!

Most of my friends know that I spend more time fooding it around than shopping. It’s rare for me to buy apparel in lieu of something tasty. But there’s something to be said about such deliciously appealing shoes, eh? These are the Matisse “Joss” Leather Wedge Sandal which I bought on Ruelala for $49.90! What […]

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Haitian Coffee!

Awesome Island feel and Haitian flavor at TiGeorges! – Downtown L.A., CA

Remember that morning meeting that went AWOL last Monday necessitating my solo brekkie at PDC? So, we rescheduled and I again made my drive to downtown L.A. As usual, he was running late and so I took the opportunity to pick up some lunch for us. Scanning my list of Yelp bookmarks, I opted to […]

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Sirloin medium rare!

Fancy 24/7 nostalgia at the Pacific Dining Car – Downtown L.A., CA

A client of mine wanted to meet over breakfast at the Pacific Dining Car in downtown Los Angeles. They have another location in Santa Monica as well. Unfortunately, my client was totally AWOL! *sigh* Not one to waste a new food opportunity, I settled in for a relaxing breakfast solo. Be advised, there is seriously […]

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Scallops & Oysters!

Fishing with Dynamite nets some awesome seafood! – Manhattan Beach, CA

After a hectic day of errands and runs that took me as far as Simi Valley (ugh!), I was able to get home at a decent hour…in fact, I was able to get home in time for happy hour! So, we looked for a new destination in our hood. Fishing with Dynamite has been on […]

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: lorde

Lorde “Tennis Court” – Indie pop in kiwi form…welcome from the NZ!

She’s got a bangin’ beat, a killer vibe and a quirky, yet still relatable voice. Wait till it gets to the 0:43 mark and the beat really kicks it up.

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Fritto Misto for 2!

Fantastic neighborhood Italian @ Fritto Misto – Hermosa Beach, CA

I love fancy meals as much as the next gourmande but there’s something so warm and satisfying about dining at a neighborhood restaurant…especially when it’s as good as Fritto Misto. Fritto Misto is in Hermosa Beach right on Pier Ave. on the way down to the strip of bars/club along the beach. There is almost […]

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American Authors – Believers

Totally digging the ear candy that American Authors is serving up with their song “Believers”. I heard a snippet on last night’s So You Think You Can Dance and had to google the lyrics right away to find out who it was…my work is your gain! Enjoy!

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Cocktails!

Chez Soi [Happy Hour] – Manhattan Beach

Chez Soi is the new restaurant in the old Sashi Sushi space in Manhattan Beach. I loved Sashi but for whatever reason, they couldn’t make it work and it shuttered to make way for the collaboration between a frenchman, a TV star and noted chef…yeah, it almost sounds like the beginning of a punchline. But […]

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