• Daikokuya, A Ramen Noodle House in L.A.

    May 23, 2012DishinandDishes

    One of the places I really wanted to visit when were in Los Angeles was.. The Chinese Theater? With the stars names in the sidewalk? NOPE. The Hollywood sign? NOPE. All of those things are things you see all the time from visitors in L.A., but Mr. Wonderful and I didn’t feel like fighting the…

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  • Braving L.A. & Louise’s Trattoria

    May 5, 2012DishinandDishes

    We woke up Thursday  morning when we were in Marina del Rey,  and decided it was the day. It was the day to brave L.A. traffic. Big GULP. All I can say is …thank goodness for GPS machines once again. We started out in Santa Monica where we were going to go eat lunch at…

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  • Ma’Kai in Santa Monica

    April 26, 2012DishinandDishes

    Yesterday we spent the day driving up the coast of California. The crazy busyness of our lives of late led us to rent a car, and just lazily drive with no real time-frame involved. No deadlines, no hurried rushing to the next place.  We stopped when we wanted to and drove when we wanted to.…

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  • West Coastin’ It and La Creperie Cafe & Bohemian Bistro

    April 23, 2012DishinandDishes

    Strange fact about me.  I have never been to the west coast.  The furthest I’ve ventured is a one week trip to Vegas in August, that made me feel like I was living under a giant blowdryer and sent me home whining. But I’ve always wanted to see the Pacific.  And for the first time…

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