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Night At The Museum

Ray’s and Stark Bar LACMA, Los Angeles, California It’s comforting to know that as you leave the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, you can now free your mind from trying to determine if those were supposed to be body … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Parties, Part II

Fig & Olive’s Opening Party West Hollywood, California Having escaped a hangover after having attending the 5th Anniversary party at Ford’s Filling Station in Culver City, I braced myself for what undoubtedly would become one of the culinary social events … Continue reading

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Attack Of The 20-Foot Artichoke

World’s Largest Artichoke, Giant Artichoke Restaurant Castroville, California Castroville, California bills itself as the Artichoke Capital of the World, and as discussed in the article on the Castroville Artichoke Festival, it is well justified. When you have the chutzpah to … Continue reading

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Even Artichokes Have Hearts

Annual Castroville Artichoke Festival Castroville, California The artichoke is a confusing vegetable; Curly Howard once threatened, “I’d like to meet the guy who invented this barbed-wire pineapple”. The Globe artichoke we’re familiar with in the U.S. is a native of … Continue reading

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