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Archive: Apr 2012

Shopping and dining at LAX

LAX is getting a facelift in the way of new shops and restaurants in select terminals this year. Barbie and Hot Wheels are getting a home in Terminal 5, called the Mattel experience. Good job to my friends in El Segundo for landing that project! Already open in terminal 7 is Kitson, whose trendy storefronts…

38 Essential LA Restaurant’s

I get my restaurant updates and insider foodie info from a great source called Eater LA. Not everyone agrees with all their findings and suggestions, but I do appreciate their reporting of the openings, closings, events, listings and more in one concise little package. Upscale to hole in the wall, celebrity chef to independent small…

A Gourmet Waffle Sandwich in the OC

I cheated on Roscoe. My friend Gussy made me do it. Do I feel bad? Not too bad. Ever since Gussy mentioned a place in Brea called Bruxie, I have been thinking of something they call the Bold Fold… gourmet waffle sandwiches! These creations range from sweet to savory with a few specialty items thrown…

Chimpanzee at The El Capitan

Have you ever wanted to catch a movie in the historic El Capitan Theater on Hollywood Boulevard? Well, here’s a fun outing. For a limited run engagement Disneynature will be featuring Chimpanzee, narrated by Tim “The Tool Man” Taylor (Allen). Haven’t heard of Disneynature? It’s an independent film label of the Walt Disney Company, in…

It’s baaaaack… the Spring debut of Yamashiro Farmer’s Market April 5

What has stunning city views, good food, unique shopping, and is only available April thru October? The Yamashiro Farmer’s Market by LA City Farm! Where else, but at the gorgeous hilltop Yamashiro Restaurant. Held on Thursdays from 5 to 9pm, they offer free parking at a church lot on Hollywood & La Brea and then…