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The Little Next Door

The Little Next Door

Yesterday Gretchen and I were talking about grabbing lunch today, so I found what looked like a nice place on Open Table called The Little Next Door that was convenient for both of us. It’s a relaxing sweet French brasserie and a great spot to meet a friend or…

Banana & Date Muffins with Cream Cheese, Oats & Hemp Hearts

Banana & Date Muffins with Cream Cheese, Oats & Hemp Hearts

The other day, Gretchen gave me some bananas she felt were over-ripe. She tends to give me bananas that are starting to get spots, because I like them a bit sweeter. These, though, were getting to be a bit too spotted for me, but I…

The Butcher, The Baker, The Cappuccino Maker

The Butcher, The Baker, The Cappuccino Maker

Gretchen wanted to meet today to try out The Butcher, The Baker, The Cappuccino Maker which is a coffee shop restaurant she has passed in the past and wanted check it out. So I made a rsvp thru Open Table for 12:30p. Let’s start with the…

Tummy Thyme – Baby Food Delivery

Tummy Thyme – Baby Food Delivery

I met Talia Moore at Bodies is Balance, a studio where my most treasured physical therapist works. Talia is the owner of Tummy Thyme and I happened to see her card in Dr. Caty’s office and met her as she was departing. She explained to…

Spring Pea & Mint Gazpacho

Spring Pea & Mint Gazpacho

SPRING FABULOUS SPRING HAS SPRUNG! What a perfect time to throw a luncheon outdoors. My darling friend Glenda Kravetz who is the HOSTESS WITH THE MOSTEST gave a lovely baby shower for our good friend Kathy and her expecting daughter Ashley. With the help of…

The Chambers Brothers at The Ash Grove: Improv Hollywood

The Chambers Brothers at The Ash Grove: Improv Hollywood

About a week or so ago, Gretchen’s friend Robert Landau invited her to see the Chambers Brothers perform at the Improv in Hollywood. He has been working with the Chambers Brothers on a documentary and is also working with Ed Pearl who started the Ash Grove in…

Mauro’s Cafe at Fred Segal’s

Mauro’s Cafe at Fred Segal’s

Gretchen, her husband Bobby and I had previously purchased tickets to see the Chambers Brothers at the Improv in Hollywood tonite, so Gretchen thought it would be convenient to have an early dinner at Mauro’s Restaurant/Cafe across the street. Being that they don’t actually serve…

Gardening at Gretchen’s

Gardening at Gretchen’s

Inspired by the Fab day we had at the Project Angel Food garden and Figaro Bistrot, Gretchen decided to do some additional gardening in the area behind her Jacuzzi, so we stopped at Home Depot to get some flowers, soil and mulch. They have a nice…

Figaro Bistrot

Figaro Bistrot

After our morning in the garden for Project Angel Food, we decided to scope out the Los Feliz area which was just north of where we were. We parked then asked a guy who we assumed was a local if there were any good places near…

Project Angel Food – Gardening Day 2

Project Angel Food – Gardening Day 2

Today was another Fab day volunteering at Madison Garden for Project Angel Food. When we arrived, we were happy to see that a lot of the overgrown weeds had been cleared out providing a clear path to walk around to where the plants were. We…