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Yearly Archives: 2009

The Case for Living

Hello Enthusiasts – This will be one of my more reflective posts. No reviews, no new places, no tips. I’ve been out and about, but I’ll save my recent travels for future posts. Rather, today will be some broader thoughts . . . Read More

Best Burger in Downtown

Hello Enthusiasts – I find it funny how certain things become iconic. I would never do a blog post on “best grilled chicken sandwich” in Downtown, even though there are arguably more places that serve chicken sandwiches Downtown than serve . . . Read More

Field Trip

Hello Enthusiasts – As you all know full well by now, this blog extols the virtues, and uncovers the gems, of Downtown LA. And if you are new to all this, look to my past posts for all sorts of . . . Read More

The (Reluctant) Charms of LA Live

Hello Enthusiasts – One of the hallmarks of a vibrant downtown in any City is diversity. It’s not enough to have a couple of cool bars, or a “go to” restaurant or two, but nothing else. In fact, one of . . . Read More

Places to be … things to know about.

Good day, enthusiasts — Not every post can be the latest, hippest thing, full of urban theorizing, right? Today, I figured I’d just tell you about a couple of things going on that you might not have heard about, that . . . Read More

Hidden Downtown

Hello Enthusiasts – As you can tell by the title of this post, we’re going to be talking today about hidden gems in Downtown – some bars and restaurants, but also just cool places to visit. But before we get . . . Read More

More Lunchtime Adventures

Happy Friday, Enthusiasts – You may recall that I’ve made it my mission to eat everywhere I can in Downtown. The mission is going slowly, but I’m making progress. Today, 3 more places that are worth your attention. Fisherman’s Outlet . . . Read More

Eating Outside the Box

Hello Enthusiasts – I’ve been waiting to write a post about the best places to eat outside to take advantage of our enviable Southern California weather. But first, it was too cold, and then it immediately got hot, then it . . . Read More