Magpies Softserve

Located in an unassuming strip mall on the cusp of Silverlake and Atwater Village in Los Angeles sits my favorite soft serve shop, Magpies Softserve. I’m originally from the Chicago suburbs and being a vegan always seemed like a very difficult lifestyle to follow in the Midwest, however the more time I spend in Los … More Magpies Softserve

Bludso’s Bar & Que

In the almost six years I’ve been living in Los Angeles, I hadn’t eaten any barbecue from the entire state of California. Growing up, good barbecue was reserved for special moments in Chicago, and we always had our favorite places for ribs, pulled pork, barbecue chicken, and all the delicious sides that are really my … More Bludso’s Bar & Que

Josephine LA Bakery

As things are slowly and cautiously reopening, with many safe steps taken by both businesses and customers (please wear a mask! And always keep washing you hands even without a pandemic, don’t be gross) I’ve been making lists of restaurants I love and want to keep supporting, and places I hadn’t tried pre-pandemic and can’t … More Josephine LA Bakery

The Big Flower Fight

Describe any show as being comparable to the Great British Bake Off and I will of course have to start watching it. The Big Flower Fight on Netflix is as delightful as promised, but with a new competitive twist. The show revolves around building massive flower structures, not your everyday flower arrangements, but true structures … More The Big Flower Fight

Spotify Playlists

These days I’m honestly struggling to do anything productive. And I don’t even mean normal productivity, as in terms of work or life projects, but I can’t seem to approach a recipe that’s too complicated, a show that has too heavy of a plot-line, or try to keep up with one of the many books … More Spotify Playlists

Bluestone Lane

I finally broke my no eating out rule. Since I’ve been trying to save money and limit contact with others, I’ve been sticking to grocery shopping every two weeks, but I gave in and ordered from Bluestone Lane. Of all things, I had the biggest craving for fancy breakfast toast and Bluestone is definitely the … More Bluestone Lane