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Archive: Jan 2015

Exploring LA: The Hollywood Costume Exhibit

One of the great joys of being a tour guide is exploring all the many things to do in Los Angeles. From food and cultural events to new restaurants to exhibits, it seems there is a never-ending list of events and activities to see and do. If you saw the recent Golden Globes, you know…

Dining in LA-My Best Bite of the Week: Breakfast at Republique

You may recall from my most recent blog that I celebrated one of my birthday dinners at Republique. Yes the Republique on La Brea Avenue that was named the top restaurant opened in 2014 by Los Angeles Magazine. Dinner was great, especially the starter (bread and pan drippings) and the dessert (salted caramel chocolate layer…

Dining in LA-My Best Bite of the Week: Bacari PDR

This past week, Matt and I both celebrated our birthdays. Mine is January 4 and Matt’s is January 5. So as much as we usually dine out around Los Angeles, it usually increases around our birthdays. And this January was no exception. I looked long and hard at my list of best restaurants in Los…

Dining in LA-My Best Bite of the Week: Gjusta in Venice

I spent an afternoon doing research in Venice Beach yesterday. I had purchased a ticket to a Venice Canals Holiday Lights Tour, and was thinking days in advance of where I would grab a quick bite to eat before the 2:00pm start time. I have been wanting to visit the new bakery Gjusta in Venice…