The Rose Garden at Exposition Center

LA area rose garden

Watts Towers

The Best Donuts in Los Angeles

I LOVE donuts. It takes a really good reason for me to miss my Sunday donut ritual. This past Sunday was the second day of FYF, that qualifies. I reasoned with myself that the following day I would finally be able to stop into Umamicatessen for their made-to-order donuts and some pour over coffee. I’m … Continue reading

FYF 2012: It keeps getting better and better.

Fuck Yeah Fest with my peoples did not disappoint. Tanlines, Warpaint, James Blake, Future Islands, Father Jon Misty, Glass Candy and countless others delivered. If you have time check out Father Jon Misty. The guy is hilarious and I’m into his exaggerated dance moves. On a side note, the more time that I spend in … Continue reading

Slow magic, indeed

This past Tuesday I ventured out to LA to see a friend’s band, One AM Radio, play. I knew they were going to be good since I’ve seen them before But I wasn’t expecting my reaction to the show’s opener, Slow Magic. It’s hard to explain but you know when you go to a show … Continue reading

Song of the day – A City Without Seasons by One AM Radio

Look at little Scott Leahy ^.  Last year I got to see One AM Radio play at Soda Bar and it was so much fun. Scott is the younger brother of an old friend from High School that happens to also live in Long Beach. I’m going to go see them play on June 5th … Continue reading

Memorial Day Weekend with Mr. Kedis

Memorial Day Weekend with Adam Kedis

I’m stoked that my friend Adam was able to make it down to SD for the holiday weekend. He lives in Culver City and we missed each other when I was in Los Angeles last weekend. I haven’t seen him in almost a year. It was a really nice weekend filled with La Fachada, Miho’s, … Continue reading

L.A. Story

Late Saturday my friend Belia asked me if I would be up for a spur of the moment trip to LA. My answer was, “Hells to the YES!”. Our first stop was in Rancho Palos Verdes at Terranea Resort where my friend Ben (from Culinary School) works at Mar’Sel. Mar’Sel is dinner only and the … Continue reading