Category: Something Different

Los Angeles: The Broad

The Broad (pronounced brode) is a contemporary art museum founded by philanthropists Eli and Edythe Broad located on Grand Avenue in downtown Los Angeles. Admission is free and there’s 2 ways to visit: get your tickets in advance, or stand in line.  Tickets are released the 1st of each month, […]

Pasadena: A ticket to explore NASA JPL

Jet Propulsion Laboratory, also known as JPL, is a unique national research facility that carries out robotic space and Earth science missions. JPL is a federally funded research and development center managed for NASA by Caltech University. Every year JPL hosts a 2-day open house that is open to […]

Placentia: the Bruery (@TheBruery)

Last year, my friend Shellie took us to the Bruery for a tour.  Stephen really enjoyed the beers, and commented he’d like to go back to the tasting room.  Last month, the Bruery opened up membership to their Preservation Society, where members can have access to beers not […]

Studio: Culture at the Irvine Marriott

On Thursday night my fellow foodie friend, Chrissy and I was invited back to attend the second event at the Irvine Marriott.  The theme this time was Studio: Culture. Unlike the first event, Studio Taste Lab,   this one has a much more relaxed feeling. First of all, […]

Corona Del Mar: Rogers Garden 

It was a lazy Saturday and we just finished a great lunch at the Lawry’s Cavery at South Coast Plaza.  We were only 10 minutes away from Roger’s Garden, so we hopped on the 73 freeway and made our way to my favorite Holiday nursery in Orange County. […]

Irwindale: Huy Fong Foods

Huy Fong Foods, the people who makes the famous Sriracha sauce, has an Open House 4 times a year, where they bring in truck loads of the chilies, grind them and prepare them for their famous chili sauce. I was on a wait list and a week prior […]

Imagine Project Inaugural Gala

On August 21, 2016, Imagine Project officially launched their theatre company with a fundraising gala. The money raised from the gala would go toward the production of The Tale of Turandot, which include the venue cost and for the Mask & Puppet Designer, Aaron Cromie. The event was held at […]

Vista House at Crown Point 

We were in Cascade Locks and didn’t realize that we overshot the exit to Vista House. Lucky for us, we found a Ranger’s Station and she handed us a map directing us to exit 22, and the E Historic Columbia River Highway, past the general market and to […]

Bridal Veil, OR: Multnomah Waterfalls 

We drove about a 45 minutes outside Portland to view this famous waterfall. There’s 2 routes to use: the East Historic Columbia River Highway, or on the I-84 is a parking area. We arrived a little bit before 11:00 AM, and found parking along the highway, off exit […]