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Hearty Deli not your Mom’s Comfort Food

Hearty Deli not your Mom’s Comfort Food

→  January 4, 2010

As a fan of Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives hosted by Guy Fieri, on the Food Network—sometimes he finds, like I did, a hole-in-the wall and cool little neighborhood joint, that serves mouth-watering and sanguine comfort food in the form of hamburgers, hash browns and breakfast burritos, and much more. Located in the busy art, business, [...]

Crestwood Hills Park

Crestwood Hills Park

→  October 9, 2009

If you’re looking for a place to kick back with the kids, play some sports, or enjoy the outdoors, check out Crestwood Hills Park. I did, this past beautiful Saturday morning. Although it’s a little off the beaten path–it’s high up in the Brentwood Hills–it’s worth spending a little extra time to get there.   There’s a playground [...]

Dolores Restaurant: The Westside’s Most Famous Diner

Dolores Restaurant: The Westside’s Most Famous Diner

→  September 5, 2009

The other day I was ravenous for a traditional breakfast. I didn’t have to go far to find a local restaurant with both hearty fare and food with a homemade taste. Located at the intersection of Santa Monica Blvd. and Purdue, Dolores Restaurant is a hop, skip, and jump from the 405. First opened in [...]

Please take me to the Playground

Please take me to the Playground

→  April 20, 2009

As of 2002, two-thirds of children, 18 and under, who live in Los Angeles do not live within walking distance (which is defined as ¼ mile) of a public park, according to the study, No Place to Play, by the Trust for Public Land, a nonprofit conservation organization. "From a public health perspective, the benefits of [...]

Ocean View Farms, a Community Garden and City Oasis

Ocean View Farms, a Community Garden and City Oasis

→  April 7, 2009

On Saturday, I spent the morning learning how to grow tomatoes at Ocean View Farms (OVF). What is Ocean View Farms? It is among the largest of more than 70 community gardens in Los Angeles County, with over 300 gardeners, ranging in age from 18 to 90. Working in 500 garden plots, OVF is a vibrant community spanning [...]



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