Tag: 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. […]

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 […]

Portland: Frying Scotsman food cart

After we picked up my chicken and rice at Nong’s Khao Man Gai, we heading down the street and to the left to find the Frying Scotsman, a fish and chips cart. The cart is owned by a Scotsman, and while friendly, he wasn’t very chatty.  He helped […]

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 […]

Getting a Date Shake

Driving back from Yuma to Orange County, we cut through the 86 and spotted ALL (and there’s a ton) of the Date Shake signs posted throughout the highway. How can you not get sucked in and stop for a Date Shake?? The place was empty, aside from the […]

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 […]