Eataly (Los Angeles)

I was expecting to be underwhelmed by the Eataly that recently opened in Los Angeles, so of course I actually ended up being impressed (usually I visit a new place and have high expectations and then I am disappointed, so maybe I should start lowering my expectations). Eataly takes up two floors in the Westfield … More Eataly (Los Angeles)

Blue Bottle Coffee

Although I regularly order a pick-me-up from Starbucks, I also love exploring coffee shops to see the different styles and character of each brand. Blue Bottle Coffee definitely leans towards the minimalist style. The brand sells coffee, brewing equipment, and even subscriptions online, and has their own cafes in six United States cities plus Tokyo. … More Blue Bottle Coffee

Lemonade

  California seems to do fast-casual healthy dining restaurants well (although some would argue at an expensive price). When I first moved to California and heard people referring to Lemonade I just thought there was a restaurant that was known for its awesome lemonade until I realized that the actual name of the restaurant is … More Lemonade

Sidecar Doughnuts

  With all of the countless doughnut(or donut) shops claiming to be the best, I am here to present my favorite doughnut shop of all time, Sidecar Doughnuts. When I used to work in Santa Monica I walked past the unsuspecting shop many times without paying it much notice. It was not until I attended … More Sidecar Doughnuts

Malibu Farm Restaurant

  Located in Malibu, California, with a laid-back atmosphere and a unique and locally grown menu, Malibu Farm Restaurant represents southern California well. My favorite part about the restaurant is the location. I sat under an umbrella, listened to the waves, looked out at the Pacific ocean, and drank one of the best iced lattes I … More Malibu Farm Restaurant