Atwater Village

Atwater Village may be small, but it is mighty. Wedged in between Glendale and Los Feliz in LA, I passed Atwater Village a few times before finally taking the time to stop and explore the little town with colorful storefronts. Atwater Village’s main street is along Glendale Blvd, at the cross streets of Seneca Ave … More Atwater Village

Father’s Office

I would say burgers are one of my top indulgent foods (besides anything with sugar of course). Anytime I have a strong craving it is usually for a delicious burger. So, when Father’s Office, a little hole in the wall in Santa Monica, was listed on travel websites as having some of the best burgers … More Father’s Office

Hustlers

When I first saw the trailer for Hustlers, I honestly misjudged and wrote it off as looking corny and not worth $15 in theaters. I am so glad that it received so many positive reviews following its premiere, and that I was convinced to then see it this opening weekend. For anyone not on twitter … More Hustlers

World Central Kitchen

Following the most recent hurricane damage in the Bahamas due to hurricane Dorian, which is currently headed for Florida and other states along the south and east coast in the United States, I think this is a perfect time to highlight a not-for-profit organization, World Central Kitchen. While watching the news these days, it is … More World Central Kitchen

The Surfrider Hotel

Across from my favorite beach in Southern California, in my second favorite place in the world, sits one of my now favorite hotels, The Surfrider Hotel. A lot of things in Los Angeles get listed on every travel website as a must see and tend to be over-hyped in some way, but wow, the Surfrider … More The Surfrider Hotel

Taste on Melrose

Taste on Melrose is a local favorite, which means tourists who happen to be shopping along Melrose Ave and spot the Taste sign during brunch rush hour are usually turned away from the busy watering hole without a reservation. The first time I tried Taste, it was a somewhat last minute decision on my part, … More Taste on Melrose