Republique

Yes there are an endless amount of options for places to get brunch in Los Angeles, but even after trying many of LA’s popular brunch spots, I was still highly impressed with the breakfast served at Republique. Republique is located in Los Angeles on La Brea Avenue, only a few blocks over from popular tourist … More Republique

Geoffrey’s Malibu

With my current obsession for Highway 1 and Malibu, and too small of a budget to currently afford a home in Malibu, I’m always looking for other ways to spend my days near the Pacific Ocean. Notes On Geoffrey’s Malibu: So on my ocean-side restaurant list was Geoffrey’s Malibu. Located right off Highway 1, Geoffrey’s … More Geoffrey’s Malibu

Eggslut

My favorite meal has always been breakfast, so when I first moved to LA and heard about a place with the best breakfast sandwiches it was immediately on my radar. The closest Eggslut to where I was living downtown was located at the Grand Central Market, which meant there was always a very long line, … More Eggslut

Big Sur Bakery

I never actually tried the food at Big Sur Bakery, but it is the thought that counts. Mostly I wanted to share photos from this little stop along Highway 1 because I found it adorable, I encourage you to stop by this restaurant to actually try the food, and I think these photos perfectly encapsulate … More Big Sur Bakery

Nepenthe

A trip to Big Sur would not be complete without a stop for lunch at Nepenthe, the restaurant overlooking the Pacific Ocean off the Pacific Coast Highway. After driving along the coast, it is nice to stop for lunch at Nepenthe where you can enjoy looking out over the side of the cliff without worrying … More Nepenthe

The Bench

Pebble Beach Resort in Northern California is known for its top notch golf course, so of course I had to have lunch overlooking the 18th hole. There are two restaurants right next door at Pebble Beach, Stillwater and The Bench, that provide the best views. The restaurant Stillwater is more formal and focuses mainly on … More The Bench

Duke’s Malibu

I am not sure if it is because I am from the Midwest, but I will always choose a brunch buffet over eating a small brunch “meal” at a trendy cafe. Based on the breakfast/brunch restaurants I have tried in Southern California thus far, Duke’s Malibu is number one on my list for Sunday brunch. … More Duke’s Malibu

Atwood

Atwood, located on the bottom floor of the Alise Chicago hotel, will forever be known as the restaurant with the best cheese plate setup. Not only do they serve an awesome cheese plate with raspberry sauce, fresh fruit, and nuts, but they even added a big chunk of fresh honey that was literally melting onto … More Atwood