Monthly Archives: November 2011

lobster roll | local 1205, abbot kinney

On my way home, I stopped to check out Local 1205, a new deli/cafe on Abbot Kinney.  I scanned the menu and ordered the lobster roll (because I always do when I see one).  The meat was fresh and tender with … Continue reading

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appreciate its gestalt

Ramen master scene from Tampopo, the classic ramen western.

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walking off thanksgiving | griffith park

80 degrees and sunny this past Saturday.  A perfect day for a hike through Griffith Park with Pands and Shane to walk off all that turkey still in our bellies.  What amazing views.

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thanksgiving croissants | momofuku milk bar

I love Thanksgiving.  And I LOVE croissants.  What a brilliant combo.

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los agaves | santa barbara, ca

Salmon tropical Homemade tortillas  Sea & earth molcajete In the home stretch down to LA, I was super bummed to find that La Super Rica was closed on a Wednesday… not so much because it’s the best (because, really, it’s not), … Continue reading

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mad knife skills | eat drink man woman

One of my favorite movie intros.  I envy those cleaver skills!

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tartine, revisited | san francisco, ca

Passing through San Francisco  Hungry as ever.  Time for a stop at my favorite bakery, Tartine!  Tomato-shiitake croque monsieur  Swiss chard quiche  Croissants, gougeres & morning buns to-go I love you, Tartine.  I need you in LA.

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sundial bridge | redding, ca

Flying Fishing Fetching  Footing

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schools of spools | kei embroidery, portland

(Murdered out battleship, not for sale) While in Portland, Carolyn gave me the grand tour of KEI embroidery & screen printing shop.  Spools and paints in technicolor everywhere!  Ooh, this makes me want to get a KCQ logo made…

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sweet spell | voodoo doughnut, portland

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