The Block: Part 2

Food rich in history and full of taste from time-honored family recipes is the common theme you’ll find from the urban and midwestern soul food inspired foods you’ll find at the The Block: Urban Gastronomy food festival series.  These are recipes that have been perfected over time and through trial and error by family chefs who want to share with the public the…

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Craft Hill

Just north of LA lies the often-overlooked, sleepy bedding community of Monrovia. Old Town Monrovia is a lively single street road surrounded by restaurants and small-mom-and-pop stores with a distinct mid-western rustic town feeling. Scott and I stopped by the area for a quick bite while heading back from the Santa Anita racetrack. We were surprised by the diverse mix of restaurants to choose…

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Los Angeles Auto Show & Nissan Media & Influencer Dinner

The Los Angeles Auto Show is wonderland and early Christmas for kid and adult auto enthusiasts alike. And auto friends it’s that time of year again. The auto show opens tomorrow (11/18) at the Los Angeles Convention center. Nissan invited me to a pre-party to kick off this auto extravaganza. The party was hosted for…

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My photo of Walt Disney Concert Hall shared by ABC7

ABC7 kindly shared my photo of the Walt Disney Concert Hall. The @laphil and @theacademy have joined forces to celebrate the music of three Hollywood classics! Thursday see “Rebel Without a Cause,” Friday “On the Waterfront,” and Sunday “Casablanca”! They’ll be presenting the classic films at the Walt Disney Concert Hall, each live-to-picture with a…

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Santa Monica Seafood

Santa Monica Seafood is known for their incredibly fresh seafood. They have two restaurants fifty miles apart in Southern California: one in Santa Monica and the other in Costa Mesa, Orange County. On this slow, summery Saturday afternoon I wanted to go on a fun little drive and visited their Santa Monica Seafood restaurant in Costa Mesa. After the…

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