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Archive: Jul 2013

Dining in LA-My Best Bite of the Week: Salty Roll

DineLA Restaurant Week rolls around twice a year, once in January and again in July.   More than 300 area restaurants participate in the two-week event, offering special prix fixe menus for lunch, dinner or both.  I always look forward to making reservations at places that I’ve not been to before.   Most restaurants offer 3 courses…

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July 30, 2013

Dining in LA-My Best Bite of the Week: Avgolemono Soup

Tucked on an overlooked stretch of road near the Airport Post Office, behind all the Century Boulevard Hotels, sits Aliki’s Greek Taverna.  If you’re looking for some of the best Greek food in Los Angeles, look no further than Aliki’s.  And if you have a stopover at one of the LAX hotels, you could actually…

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July 24, 2013

Dining in Los Angeles-My Best Bite of the Week: Ice Cream Lab

This week I had many delicious bites.   Thanks to friends Krissy and Terry visiting from out of town, I got to dine out a little more than usual which is always fun!   You may know that July is National Ice Cream Month and I plan to celebrate all month long.  I have been enjoying everything…

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July 15, 2013

To Live and Die in Los Angeles

Here’s some fun photos of me outside a couple of the most popular spots on my Movie Locations Tour of LA. The Nightmare on Elm Street house is on Genesee Avenue in Hollywood, just off Sunset Boulevard, and recently sold for $2.1 million – sweet dreams to the new owner! Meanwhile the apartment building where…

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July 11, 2013

Dining in LA-My Best Bite of the Week: Curried Chicken Salad

Thanks to my friend Brenda, I was introduced not only to a new restaurant, but also a great Happy Hour menu.  Upper West on Pico Boulevard in Santa Monica had many interesting offerings on their Happy Hour menu, which runs from 5pm to 7pm every day, and a bonus 5pm to 10pm on Mondays . …

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July 8, 2013

Dining in LA-My Best Bite of the Week: Blueberry Bread Pudding

Last week Matt and I attended a special 4-course Wine Tasting and Dinner at Tapas & Vino in Redondo Beach.  The event was extra-special as our sister-in-law was pouring the wines from the company she represents, Quintessential Wines.  It was fun to see her in action and I am always open to enjoying good tapas. …

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July 1, 2013