Category: Something Different

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 […]

Portland: Paul Bunyan statue

Our first stop after leaving Pine State Biscuits was the Paul Bunyan statue.  This attraction is free. That alone makes this a worthwhile stop. Located at 8433 N Interstate Ave, behind a Wells Fargo bank, and across the street from The Dancing Bare (as in nude) is the […]