It is often said that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Personally, I’d add “only if it includes good coffee.” Good coffee and a great place to enjoy it is like a little island of tranquility–a respite from the world. Living in LA there are plenty of options for third-wave coffee, but many […]
Lemonade on Larchmont
Lemonade is a fast-growing chain of restaurants described as “fast casual.” The food is generally very tasty, and served cafeteria style. It’s also very well-suited to grab-and-go for dinner at home, as you can select your sides and mains in portions of 1 through 4. Joan and I have been to the Larchmont location a […]
Randy’s Donuts is a Los Angeles icon. Even if you’ve never been there, you’ve probably seen the giant donut erected on the roof. It beckons all who pass by, bringing you to a Homer Simpson-esque state of mind. “Doh-nutsss.” Did you say that aloud? It doesn’t matter. You find your car automatically pulling into the […]
Driving in LA… in the 1950s
What did it look like to drive around Los Angeles back in the 1950s? Very different. Can you spot what has changed and what is mostly the same?