When Yelp directs you to great Mexican food in Hollywood, you expect the establishment is housed in a building, but there I was at what looked like a private backyard party under a white pop-up tent just off Sunset Boulevard.
One word: decadent. Two words: moist cake.Three words: drenched in toffee. Four words: slathered in heavy cream. Guh.
Maybe you’ve been there before: you’re traveling solo and in search of a place to sit down to a delicious meal. Popping into that restaurant you’ve heard so much about, the host, upon learning you’re a party of one, escorts you past a vacant table…and seats you at the bar where you spend the rest of the evening with your… [Keep reading...]
It’s a sunny Sunday morning in Los Angeles and I can’t help smiling. I’m strolling along Ivar Avenue in Hollywood, browsing the stalls of the Hollywood Farmers’ Market. The canopy-covered farmstands are overflowing with color: robust pepper reds, golden Valencia oranges, deep green bunches of kale, and potent eggplant purple. There are many other colors too among the market’s offerings, a… [Keep reading...]
Who doesn’t love cupcakes? They’re the ultimate guilty pleasure. What if there were a machine that dispensed fresh-baked cupcakes 24 hours a day, seven days a week? That would be a whole ‘nother level of awesome, right? Well, this wonderful machine actually exists. It’s the Sprinkles Cupcake ATM in Beverly Hills.
After a day of mulling aimlessly around Los Angeles and working up an appetite, I went in search of Pink’s Hot Dogs, the internationally known Hollywood attraction famous for its chili cheese dogs and extensive menu of hot dog variations.
After a very mild fall, winter feels like it’s finally arrived on the Jersey Shore. And when it gets cold, my thoughts turn to anticipation of the longer days and warmer weather ahead. When the weather gets warmer, I’m having a backyard party and you’re all invited. I’ll be mixin’ up cocktails and it will be Pimm’s O’Clock all day… [Keep reading...]