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Archive: Jun 2016

Hollywood Making A Comeback

After years of “runaway production” where movies set in Los Angeles were actually filmed far away because other states and countries offered better tax breaks for filming, it’s great to see that trend reversing with many blockbusters now coming back home. California’s expanded tax credits program means an end to situations like Australia doubling for L.A., as it…

Dining on LA’s only floating restaurant, The Chowder Barge

The Chowder Barge is a hidden dining gem, an actual floating cafe located in an industrial area of Wilmington. It’s pretty much halfway between the ports of San Pedro and Long Beach, very near the Henry Ford Bridge and thus the address on North Henry Ford Avenue. Trust your GPS to get you there, even…

It’s Barbeque Week in Los Angeles

Thanks to my favorite daily food newsletter, Eater LA, this week has been declared Barbeque Week in Los Angeles!  This is great timing as I have been salivating over Instagram photos and friends’ stories of their visits to Barrel and Ashes in Studio City.  Although Barrel and Ashes opened doors in the later part of 2014, I…