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Val’s Big Adventure

The Tim Burton exhibit at LACMA, Ray’s and Stark Bar Los Angeles CA If Tim Burton was a band he’d undoubtedly be Pink Floyd – the nonsensical absurdity of Syd Barrett folded into the childhood angst and lament of Roger … Continue reading

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The Fresh Prince of West Hollywood

fresheast West Hollywood (Los Angeles) CA I have to admit that I was experiencing slight trepidation about passing through the doors of fresheast in West Hollywood for a media tasting; from the outside it looked like it was going to … Continue reading

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The Scarlet Letter

Red O Restaurant Los Angeles CA In mid-2010, celebrity chef Rick Bayless decided to expand his empire past Chicago and offer Mexican fine dining at Red O in the city just north of where they simply call Mexican food “food” … Continue reading

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Holy Guacamole!

24th Annual California Avocado Festival Carpinteria, California The ever-popular avocado originated in Puebla, Mexico, where the family patriarch can still be found locally in the form of the small, black, gourd-shaped fruit called “criollo”. The Spanish were the first to … Continue reading

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Fair and Sunny

The 2010 Los Angeles County Fair Pomona, California As it has for generations before us, the thought of the county fair evokes images of crisp fall air, candy apples and cotton candy, midway games and admiring the results of agricultural … Continue reading

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