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Dallas: Dinner at Small Brewpub

It’s been a few years since I’ve been to Texas and I hadn’t been to Dallas before. I love being out of Los Angeles during Independence Day and feel particularly patriotic when I’m in the Midwest or South. 477 more words


West Hollywood: Happy Hour at Taste on Melrose

Taste on Melrose┬áhas a wonderful patio out back. I never knew this until I recently revisited. I had always ate out front so I had no idea there’s a beautiful bar out back. 321 more words


West Hollywood: Dinner and Drinks at Norah

Norah Restaurant opened a few months ago and it’s already drawing an impressive crowd seriously devoted to their corn bread and craft cocktails. I checked it out with a friend recently. 554 more words


Huntington Beach: Tiki Fun at Don the Beachcomber

On our way to Disneyland, we made a detour to Don the Beachcomber which was hosting a tiki marketplace that day. I am interested in special tiki mugs so we took a peek. 197 more words


Highland Park Bowl Opens Today

Highland Park Bowl has been restored to its former glory and reopens today. I remember when I used to go to the then-named Mr. T’s for shows but never bowling. 360 more words


Las Vegas: Checking Out the Drinks at the Golden Tiki

I love tiki bars so of course I had to check out the new Golden Tiki in Las Vegas on my last trip. It’s open 24 hours (!!!) but we decided to go for drinks before dinner one night. 238 more words

Minty Life

Beverly Hills: Avec Nous at L'ermitage Now Open

Avec Nous at the L’ermitage is now open. The restaurant with Chef Olivier Quignon brings the flavors of the French Riviera to Beverly Hills. I was invited to sample small bites while touring the revamped space. 132 more words