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Category: Los Angeles

Los Angeles: The Favourite 5

L.A. is one of the top foodie destinations in the U.S… period. And, I will be the first to admit…

Summer of Chaos: Week 8/9

The next two weeks touch three cities: Los Angeles, Halifax, and Calgary… twice. Food… on the road Once again, here’s…

Strip Mall Thai

I haven’t always been a Thai food aficionado; I have a place or two that I’d consider good restaurants but…

Hollywood to Hesperia (94.8 miles)

Nice Avis lady: “I have some bad news. The car that we were going to give you just came in…

Summer of Chaos: Week 6

Week 6 touches 5 cities: Marina dey Rey, Venice, Montreal, Halifax, and Los Angeles… and I joke that it’s the…

Anthrax! House of Blues!

“Every show we’ve done at the Sunset House of Blues has been a party. Everyone who we’re friends with who’s…

Adobe Catalina Verdugo

We’ve visited all of the historic Missions in California (not including the missing Missions in Mexico and those located on…

The Summer of Chaos: Week 2/3

Week two and week three look remarkably similar to each other, so I’ll group them together. On the surface things…

The Summer of Chaos: Week 1

This is the summer of moving around a lot… and chaos because at any moment I could be sent to…

The Ultimate Jam

Who’s playing tonight? The guy at the bar asked the bartender. Not sure. Some 80s bands. Not exactly enlightening information……

They flew me from Burbank to LAX via San Francisco

Oh United. I’d forgotten how much I loathe you. Your customer service agents who can’t. Your stupid little rules and…

Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck

I feel incredibly blessed that in the 11th hour, one of the people I work with gave me a ticket…

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