Category Archives: eating

The “not a good place for a bar crawl” bar crawl

“Los Angeles is not what you would call a bar town, and for all the obvious reasons. The region covers almost 5,000 square miles. While public transit does exist there — and taxis and Uber are thriving — it is … Continue reading

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There’s something in the air

It’s that time of year again, you guys! Easter is only a few weeks away, and it’s going to be even more special than ever before (trust me on this). Head on over to my seasonal Tumblr, PEEP THIS, for … Continue reading

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A Walker in D.F.

I was lucky enough to find myself in Mexico City earlier this month to speak at the pedestrian advocacy conference Ciudad Péaton. While there, I fell in love. Mexico City is like nowhere else on earth in that it’s both … Continue reading

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Hooray for Hollywood

There’s nothing I love better than showing people around my city, so I was extremely excited to be on the other side of the interview for this month’s“Ask a Local” feature in Sunset, talking about some of the lesser-known Hollywood gems. (Like … Continue reading

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Stars and stripes forever

And how was your long weekend? More signs by my talented husband (going fast!) at scharwath.com Update: Look at that, I can embed Instagram videos now…

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Monkey Style is a hoax… now how do we make it real?

I am an In-n-Out superfan. As my friends will all attest, I have devoted an inordinate amount of time dreaming up secret menu items. Here are some of them… Chef Salad: Two Protein Style burgers, chopped, and topped with two … Continue reading

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Knee-high by 4th of July

We’ve been growing food in our backyard for a few years now, from our productive planter box to a sequoia-esque tomato tree that we believe started as compost. But I’ve never, ever been as excited about anything we’ve planted than I … Continue reading

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It’s a hot one

Forecast is 94 degrees and there’s smoke from a half dozen fires streaking across the sky. So much for spring, right? If you’re not busy downing margaritas this weekend, be sure to check out Pacific Standard Time Presents: Modern Architecture … Continue reading

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They’re baaaaaack

It’s that time of year again, when we celebrate spring, And I begin to rant about my favorite things. Easter is only four weeks away And the Peeps have already come out to play. You know the deal, send me … Continue reading

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The 10 better best bars in Silver Lake

A caveat: As a writer, I understand how these things go. Lists are the ultimate traffic bait. No one agrees with them, so everyone post comments on the story with their approval/disapproval of the contents therein. The story gets passed … Continue reading

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