Mr. Churro is located on Olvera Street in downtown Los Angeles. If you are in the area, you must have a churro here.
La Golondrina Café, located on Olvera Street in downtown Los Angeles, is famous for it’s yummy Mexican food. Our friend Dillon (a.k.a. Dee-ron) ordered a side of serenade with his dinner (“Besame Mucho”).
Olvera Street is in the oldest part of Downtown Los Angeles, and is otherwise known as the birthplace of the City of Angels. Having started as a short lane, Wine Street, it was extended and renamed in honor of Agustin Olvera, a prominent local judge, in 1877. There are 27 historic buildings lining Olvera Street, [...]
The ArcLight Hollywood is a 14-screen multiplex located at 6360 Sunset Blvd. in Hollywood, California. We watched No Country For Old Men. If creepy bad guys and gore bother you, you shouldn’t watch this movie. Gemma falls into that category and ended up having to close her eyes through most of it. On the way [...]
Union Station in Los Angeles, which opened in May 1939, is known as the “Last of the Great Railway Stations” built in the United States, but even with its massive and ornate waiting room and adjacent ticket concourse, it is considered small in comparison to other union stations.
Since 1918, Philippe’s has been serving their famous French-dipped sandwiches, and it was the original Philippe who claims to have invented the juicy concoction nearly 100 years ago. The French Dip was good, but the overall experience was better. Tip: Philippe’s is a cash-only restaurant, but there is an ATM on the premises.
Justin’s childhood friend Alex and his wife Yindra had a baby boy at the beginning of the year, and we finally got to meet him for the first time. Alex Jr. is an amazing baby. He’s independent, friendly, easy going, and adorable. I wanted to put him in my pocket and take him home with [...]
Our friend “The Keit” turned 30 years old this year, and to celebrate, he invited family and friends to the MB2 Raceway in Sylmar, California – a 60,000 square foot indoor race complex with a professionally designed quarter mile road race course.
I can’t believe the year is up! This really has been the trip of a lifetime.
Our old roommates, Sally and Markus Merkle, hosted a traditional Thanksgiving feast with all the right fixins – turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, gravy, cranberry sauce, green beans, rolls, sweet potatoes, apple & pumpkin pie… and ELVIS! (A spontaneous dance party broke out in the kitchen – the awesome video is on its way). We really [...]