Category Archives: LA

The Ivy – Where Celebrities Hang

Another restaurant I really enjoyed this summer in LA was The Ivy. I’ve heard so much about this place – mostly about how often Jennifer Aniston and Courtney Cox used to come (and probably vent about Brad Pitt back during Mr. … Continue reading

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Daikokuya – L.A.’s Best Japanese Ramen

This tiny treasure deserves a lengthy post on it’s own. Tucked in the heart of Little Tokyo in Los Angeles, it’s immediatley recognizable from blocks away since there is a constant little hangout of hungry customers in a (usually) 1-2 … Continue reading

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Umami Burger

Okay, given I’m not a burger connoisseur in the least, I’d like to think I’m a little of a ‘red-meat’ snob (medium-rare, grass/ grain fed, etc.) which should give me at least a little street-cred for rating burgers. And this one, was … Continue reading

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My Cooking Class

Everytime I travel for a decent period of time, I try to take a cooking class. So far, I’ve taken one here in Kuwait, Thailand, Spain, England and – this summer – in LA. My husband and I stumbled across … Continue reading

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Villa Blanca

This was one of my husband’s favorite places to stop for lunch in Los Angeles. Perfectly located on the high-profile corner off of Rodeo and (I think) Camden Street, it’s a great lunch spot – and of course, it doesn’t … Continue reading

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