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It is becoming a total “thing” for celebrities to own restaurants, but do they actually know what they are doing when...
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    Salad Bar You Say?

    Ok, January is always the hardest month for me.  I mean, I am “fluffy” from gorging at the holidays, I am cold, and I could blend in with the snow.  Now, I can’t change two of...
    January 22, 2016 2640 0
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    Keep Calm and Get Your Bakery On

    For those of us that are far too busy to shop for ingredients and slave over a stove to get our cookie fix, local bakeries comes to the rescue.  In SoCal, we have sooooo many choices...
    December 3, 2015 1270 0
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    Not My Mess This Year

    Now, at this point, I would love to throw my hands in the air and say, “let’s just go out.”  I know there are many of us who do just that.  Whether you eat in or...
    November 19, 2015 1154 0
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    As the Seasons Change, So do the Menus

    Many restaurants throughout the country and even the world change their menus to accommodate the magical fall flavors.  Root Vegetables, warm spices, and hearty stacks all scream “fall is here.”  To prepare for the change many...
    November 12, 2015 941 0
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    Social Media Driving How We Choose to Eat Out

    There’s a fascinating piece by BCG, Boston Consulting Group, in its Perspectives that looks at Millennials and what appeals to us in a variety of arenas. Social media is examined as a means to an end....
    October 23, 2015 1417 0
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    Mall Cop-a-Bite

    Did you know that “about 38 percent of the mall’s visitors are 18 to 34,” which we know is the “Millennial age range.” Truth. And not surprisingly a huge percentage, upwards of 90, “visit specialty stores,...
    October 23, 2015 1121 0
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    Enter if you Dare

    Millennials absolutely love when Halloween comes around.  Let’s face it, it is the one time throughout the year we can be kids again.  Whether we dress up to hand out candy, take our own kids trick-or-treating,...
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    The Empire Strikes Back: Mongolian BBQ

    No matter how you pronounce it, Genghis with a soft J or Genghis with a hard G, the founder of the Mongol Empire had it goin’ on. We personally think the hard G is most likely,...
    September 18, 2015 1256 0
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    Sunday Morning Coming Down… with Brunch!

    Kris Kristofferson, he who wrote “Me and Bobby McGee,” also composed what we think might be the all-time best country song, “Sunday Morning Coming Down.” The first verse goes something (actually, it goes exactly) like this:...
    September 18, 2015 2010 0
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    Chains Trying Not to Be Our “Ball and Chain”

    From our mouths to the ears of nearly all dining chains, the short answer is, “Meh.” But if you really want to know, the long answer is, “I’d rather starve.” For those of us born after...
    September 3, 2015 1208 0
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    Hey, Good Lookin’! Whatcha Got Cookin’?

    They tell us it’s “wildly popular,” and we think they’re on to something. Date night culinary classes are, um, food for, um um um, thought. So here’s how it works: You sign up for these small...
    July 30, 2015 1166 0
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    Oh Say Can You See?

    If on the 4th of July you’re not watching fireworks, you’re probably some sort of hermit hiding in the woods somewhere, growing your toenails and talking to the tree elves. Are we right? Well, thinks...
    July 1, 2015 1590 0
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    Here Fishy Fishy

    If you have the very good fortune to live there or are planning a visit or are maybe even wiggling your toes in the sand at this very moment, trying to see your iphone 6’s screen...
    June 28, 2015 1242 0
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    Well “HEEELLOOO” Lobster!

    Not that we’re kvetching, mind you, but does anyone else notice the almost universal presence of lobster these days? There’s a great eatery in Studio City, CA, called Firefly, and therein are all things lobster. Executive...
    June 12, 2015 1493 0
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    Fore Play

    Are we the only ones who think golfing and drinking are a great combo? Turns out, nope, we’re not. In fact, there’s quite a bit written about the two-in-one activity on line, with this bit of...
    June 12, 2015 1190 0
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    Want a Brazilian? Steakhouse, that is!

    What’s the old saying about give a man a fish and he eats for a day, but teach a man to fish, and he eats for life? Something like that, anyway, and it’s fine and dandy...
    June 12, 2015 1026 0
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    Sometimes it’s not all about food. Sometimes it’s also about wine. And art. And isn’t it the perfect world when it’s about both at the same time, as it is at Corks N Canvas? This is...
    June 10, 2015 1264 0