Monthly Archives: September 2013

Lovely Rita

Although Autumn officially starts this weekend, the hot summer weather does not appear to be going away any time soon. So this week I have a recommendation for a cool way to cool off. Rita’s, which has been a mandatory … Continue reading


Filed under La Canada, Redondo Beach, Santa Monica

ROC My World

Few things bring me as much joy as dumplings. I like to think of them as little wrapped presents that I open in my mouth. Well-crafted Chinese dumplings are especially nice gifts, the kind that I buy for myself after … Continue reading

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Filed under West LA

Land of the Rising Sun

Although I travel a lot, I rarely write about my food adventures outside of Los Angeles. However, I recently returned from an amazing first-time trip to Japan and I feel compelled to share. My family and I visited bustling and … Continue reading


Filed under Outside Los Angeles