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Going Veggie: Confession–I Cheated #30DaysofGOOD (or Not)

Okay, so if you follow my twitter, among my randomness, you would have seen this tweet:     If you look at this image closely, you would have seen that Chef John Rivera Sedlar created this menu for the Los Angeles Magazine’s 50th anniversary party to which my lovely friend Katie invited me. While on one hand I have to admit I feel a little ashamed; on the other hand, I have to say – “How could I not?” They were appetizer samples and I tried: Cobb Salad (a Read more [...]

Veggie Day 2 & 3: The Restaurant Effect #30DaysofGood (Photos)

Let’s be honest.  I work a lot and can’t cook as much as I would like.  I work a lot and I live in a town called Los Angeles with perhaps one of the most diverse food selections in the world and is privy to a ton of awesome restaurants.  So, obviously, this town can be fairly vegetarian fare-friendly as I’ve kind of always known, but am really beginning to figure out with this adventure. Perhaps it was fate that my GOOD LA local email today featured “Nine Los Angeles Restaurants Where Read more [...]

La Vida de Caridad: Hollywood Observations

Saturday night.  Hollywood Boulevard crawls with tourists and locals. Cameras flash at Madame Tussauds - faux celebrities are almost the real thing, right? Pass by Grauman’s Chinese Theatre, compare your footprints with them – celebrities who walked on the air of fame past and present.  How do your hands compare against theirs?  How do your feet?  If they match, is your joy because you are almost like them or that you see that they are more like us – who exist on the fringe of red Read more [...]

Glitz & Glamour: Blogger Prom 2010

I am a firm believer that some of the best people in L.A. are the Los Angeles bloggers.  Granted, I could be a little bias.  But given how awesome an event last week's Blogger Prom 2010 was (which was planned by a committee of bloggers), I think I have ample evidence that L.A. bloggers are the best people to party with!  The "Hollywood Confidential" theme was celebrated in full force by all in attendance and the beautiful Yamashiro Restaurant created the perfect atmosphere to turn the clock Read more [...]