Posts filed under: LA

Full disclosure – this is my effort at playing catch up. The year that 2017 follows (I dare not say its name) proved challenging for me, personally and otherwise. Still,...
Can you hear me singing? “It’s the most – wonderful time – of the year…” Have I started with the Christmas cheer as early as Costco and Target? Not quite....
I’m feeling a little rusty in my restaurant blogging game, as it’s been several weeks since I’ve ventured out beyond the cheap and (semi) healthy confines of my kitchen. Maybe...
Last year, I spent four fatty fabulous days in the lovely city of New Orleans, sort of a second home to me in my childhood, as we’d visit my uncle...
I could have slept in this past Saturday and further nursed my wicked allergies/cold (that I would later find out was a sinus infection), but why do that when the...
Yesterday, I had the pleasure of watching my second oldest daughter’s volleyball team, the University of San Diego, take on the beloved team of my hometown, Cal State Long Beach,...
Earlier today, I managed to disappear shortly from Day 2 of my daughter Kourtney’s dance convention. Dance conventions are the purest form of parent torture; as a mom, I’m expected...
Sometimes you don’t get to pick your restaurant; sometimes, it picks you. I hadn’t intended on a Sunday supper in Venice, but late in the week I was happy to...
When my daughter groaned immediately after I told her of my upcoming work trip to DC, I thought her upset about it was due to my proximity to the president...
I’d heard that it was way overpriced. I’d read that the cakes weren’t delicious – dry and crumbly and lacking flavor. Some reviewers on sites I checked out called the...
This will be a quick one – nearly all burger. The gang and I had planned our long awaited Eating LA Day (which proved to be bust, but more on...
Once upon a time, the LWD crew thought we would drive up to the big city of Los Angeles and amble our way right up to a seat at one...
If you’re a Starbucks junkie, you’re likely familiar with the brand La Boulange, the coffee purveyor’s provider of all things pastry at their establishments. In June, the first La Boulange...
My first of this new series – Dinner Date, where I try out a new restaurant with one of my fabulous friends – started off on the sour side. After...
There’s nothing like earning your food. I don’t mean via a nine-to-five, hustling to earn a few dollars to pay for some grub. I mean spending your energy, your calories...