People in Los Angeles eat healthy. It rubbed off on me.
Look! Given many choices, I ordered this salad two days in a row.
And then in a business meeting, I was offered sandwiches and this salad, and I chose salad. Lots of salad. Continue reading
My usual coffee routine is this:
During the week, iced venti lattes at Starbucks.
I liked the friendly servers and the food I sampled – thick toast with crème fraîche and house-made jam – was delicious. Continue reading
We were sitting at the bar at Palena, my friend Joanne and me, when the couple arrived. Most likely, I was drinking one of Derek‘s sidecars while deciding what to order to eat. I probably had Chef Frank Ruta’s fantastic burger.
A man and a woman came to stand behind us at our end of the bar. I think I sighed and gave Joanne a look to say “oh great, people crowding us while we try to enjoy our dinner and girl talk.” Continue reading
And this time, Candace is making me hungry with this terrific recap of Los Angeles-area dining highlights.
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Candace again! Back with a new installment that we’ll call “What I ate in….”
Now for those of you who know NOTHING about me, there’s one fundamental fact you should know: I love great food. Expensive. Cheap. From a truck. From a restaurant. From a little lady on the street. I don’t care. If it’s good, feed it to me.
So when I travel I meticulously scope out restaurants. This isn’t to say I plan every single meal – but it’s good to just have a few places picked out.
In September, my fiancé Jay’s longtime friend got married in Palm Springs. As I had never been to LA, we decided to stay one night there.
For more than a year, The Bold Italic has been featuring cute little kids dining at San Francisco dining establishments that are all the rage among adults. Click here to read more of the cherubs’ opinions. Continue reading
Remember when I told you about this event?
(AKA my favorite place.)
And if you think the brown spirits are a bit scary (you shouldn’t–trust me), know that there will be cocktails available in addition to straight tastes.
This awesome event will sell out so if you’re interested, get tickets here ASAP.
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On a much more serious note: Say hello to the men who hate the NSA but love invading the privacy of women (via Verge)
This can’t be legal (via Curbed)
The struggles of having an outgoing personality but actually being introverted (via IntroversionEffect)
Nine things to know before your first bathhouse experience (via Harpers Bazaar)
Jenna Golden on life in Logan Circle (via Domicile Magazine)
I need bake these: maple bacon magic bars
How to be polite (via Medium)