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TLR Eats: True Food Kitchen // Santa Monica

TLR Eats: True Food Kitchen // Santa Monica

True Food Kitchen has quickly become one of my favorite spots in LA. The healthy restaurant has so many choices and caters to meat eaters, vegetarians, vegans and people with gluten free allergies. I’ve gone to True Food several times over the past year and each time, I’ve been impressed with my meal. On Sunday I went with my sister and our friend and I had such a delicious lunch. I chose the Teriyaki Quinoa, which was so flavorful and…

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Travel Diaries: Las Vegas, Nevada

Travel Diaries: Las Vegas, Nevada

Las Vegas, Nevada is a place that everyone needs to experience at least once in their life, and with that in mind, I visited the City of Sin last month!  It was only two and half days–some of it was a blur, and the rest, well it was unforgettable!  Here’s a rundown of what I did, what I liked (and didn’t)! WHERE I STAYED AND HOW I GOT TO VEGAS Photo Courtesy of: Palazzo.com I stayed at the Palazzo Hotel,…

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Travel Diaries: Seed Kitchen in Venice Beach, CA

Travel Diaries: Seed Kitchen in Venice Beach, CA

Seed Kitchen: 1604 Pacific Avenue Venice Beach, CA 90291 My sister and I visited Seed Kitchen in Venice Beach a couple of Saturdays ago.  We were absolutely starving and on our way home from Orangetheory Fitness in Santa Monica.  Seed Kitchen is completely vegan, organic and macrobiotic.  We couldn’t decide between here and Cafe Gratitude but eventually decided on Seed because it was on the way home and we wanted to try a new spot.  Parking was absolutely horrible because there’s…

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Travel Diaries: Cafe Gratitude in Downtown Los Angeles

Travel Diaries: Cafe Gratitude in Downtown Los Angeles

Cafe Gratitude, Downtown Los Angeles-  300 S Santa Fe Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90013 On Sunday, I decided to venture out to the Arts District in Downtown Los Angeles to eat at the brand new Cafe Gratitude.  I’ve been to the Cafe Gratitude in Venice many times but the downtown location opened a few weeks ago and I really wanted to check it out. The Arts District is actually the Eastern side of Downtown LA.  It used to be the industrial sector…

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Travel Diaries: Hotel Erwin in Venice Beach, CA

Travel Diaries: Hotel Erwin in Venice Beach, CA

Hotel Erwin: 1697 Pacific Avenue, Venice, CA 90291 Hotel Erwin looks like every other hotel on the outside, but if you take the elevator up to the rooftop, you will get to experience Venice Beach from above.  High Lounge, the hotel’s rooftop deck, is the only one of its kind in Venice Beach. I visited the lounge on a Saturday night and let me just say, the view is absolutely breathtaking.  Steps from the beach, it’s a great spot to start…

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