Category Archives: Dining

Day #35 Chado Tea Room Pasadena

Chado Tea Room will always have a special place in my heart because my bridal shower was at the West Hollywood location.. although that location closed last year:(.    For $18 you get 4 mini sandwiches, a scone, a pot … Continue reading

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Day #28 Queen Mary in Long Beach

The Queen Mary is interesting to see, but I think if I were to go back I would go on Halloween or for one of the haunted tours ($40 nightly).  If you opt not to take the tour, you can … Continue reading

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Day #26 Catching the Sunset at Hotel Erwin in Venice

Not many places near the beach can beat the view you see from the rooftop deck at Hotel Erwin in Venice.  The hotel is around the corner from the start of the Venice Boardwalk and you can catch the sunset … Continue reading

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Day #25 Palms Thai: Home of the MIA Thai Elvis

Palms Thai used to be one of the most popular places to eat in Thai Town because of the nightly performances by “Thai Elvis.”  I had read online that Thai Elvis was MIA, but the Palm Thai website referenced him … Continue reading

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Day #24 Meltdown Comics

One of my favorite things to do in my neighborhood is to walk down Sunset Blvd, have dinner at Toi Thai, look at vintage rock t-shirts next door and then shop at Meltdown Comics.  I don’t pretend to be a … Continue reading

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Day #23 Larchmont Village

I had never spent any time in Larchmont Village and I had a lunch in the area today so I checked out the neighborhood a bit.  Larchmont has the feel of a small town except parking is impossible (even on … Continue reading

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Day #21 The Parker Palm Springs

I didn’t want to leave Los Angeles without going to Palm Springs one last time.  The Parker Meridian was having big sale on room rates and my husband was going to be out of town for a bachelor party so … Continue reading

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