Category: Something Different

Yelp Event: Lunch at DönerG

My first Elite Lunch event!! I’ve always wanted to check out a Yelp Elite Lunch event but they were too far or my schedule never allowed it.  I’ve been to the other Doner G location in Anaheim (off Ball and State College), and love the food and the […]

Tour the Sriracha Factory

If you’ve ever eaten at an Asian restaurant, whether it’s Korean, Vietnamese, Chinese or maybe even Japanese or Thai, you’ve come across this familiar red bottle: the Sriracha Chili Sauce, the one with the rooster and the green cap. The factory is located in Irwindale, California, and they […]

Gustavo Dudamel at Walt Disney Concert Hall

I’ve been living in Southern California all my life, and am a frequent patron of live performances.  I used to have season tickets to the Ahmanson, Pantages, and even the old Shubert… yet never set foot at the Walt Disney Concert Hall, until this Memorial Weekend. Built in […]

Universal Studios, part 2

We arrived at Universal Studios around 9:30, and in the previous post, we spent our morning exploring the World of Harry Potter.  It was now 1:00 and we thought… now what?  Well, we did have the “Front of the Line” (FOL) pass.  Why not use that?  So we […]

LA Kiss arena football 

On Monday, May 9, my friends and I had an opportunity to check out an AFL (Arena Football League) game. We received free tickets to see the LA Kiss play the Portland Steel at the Honda Center. LA Kiss became a franchise in 2013 and is owned by […]

Lulu gets Pampered Paws

My dog Lulu (@PerritoLulu) is a Cairn Terrier (think Toto from Wizard of Oz, or Fred the dog from I Love Lucy) and she requires grooming every 4-6 weeks.  Last month, my groomer of 16 years decided to retire, and move to Virginia to be with her daughter. […]

PGA Northern Trust Open is #NotJustGolf

The Northern Trust Open is among the most respected golf tournaments on the PGA TOUR and was held February 15-21 , 2016 at the historic Riviera Country Club, in the upscale Los Angeles suburb of Pacific Palisades. The Northern Trust Open attracts the best professional golfers from Bubba […]

Charlotte, NC at Bojangle’s 

Our flight to Pittsburgh had a layover in Charlotte, North Carolina.  We had about an hour to wait, and I decided to get a snack as dinner in Pittsburgh was going to be late.  I saw a bright yellow sign that said “Bojangle’s chicken”.  There’s no Bojangle’s in […]