Category Los Angeles

The Broad Museum Downtown Los Angeles

The Broad Museum The Broad is a new museum in Los Angeles and there has been quite a hype. After seeing pictures from my friends, I wanted to go! It’s located near the Walt Disney Concert Hall and  MOCA –  Grande which we visited just a week before our visit to The Broad. Visiting The Broad […]

The Last Bookstore – Downtown LA

The Last Bookstore – Downtown LA 453 S Spring St – Ground Floor Los Angeles, CA 90013 The Last Bookstore located in Downtown LA is California’s largest used and new book and record store. Although compared to Powell’s Books in Portland, this is not quite as big. This bookstore, like Powell’s Books in Portland it’s […]

Grand Central Market LA: Eggslut, Berlin Currywurst, The Oyster Gourmet, Clark Street Bread, etc.

Grand Central Market LA: Eggslut, Berlin Currywurst, The Oyster Gourmet, Clark Street Bread, etc. I went to Grand Central Market mainly for Eggslut because breakfast is one of my favorite meals of the day and I like eggs! There is definitely a hype about this place. But after going to Grand Central Market for Breakfast, […]

#Intrude: ArtBrookfield Public Art Installation (Los Angeles Weekend Trip – part 3)

#Intrude: ArtBrookfield Public Art Installation (Los Angeles Weekend Trip – part 3) I actually planned to go to LA on that specific weekend because an art installation I saw on Facebook. The #Intrude art installation is open to the public for free. There are 7 gigantic inflated white bunnies scattered in 3 different locations in […]

MOCA – Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles – Grand and Geffen (Los Angeles Weekend Trip – part 2)

Los Angeles Weekend Trip – part 2 The original plan was to go the new museum in LA that everyone seems to be talking, facebooking, instagraming about; The Broad. I started planning a couple months ahead of time knowing that there will be a wait otherwise and apparently failed. I couldn’t get the tickets for […]

Venice Beach For An Afternoon in the Sun (Los Angeles Weekend Trip – part 1)

Los Angeles Weekend Trip – part 1 I go on day trips from San Diego to Los Angeles or Orange County all the time. It’s usually less than 2 hours away and makes for a nice little getaway and often good food (Asian food). I recently drove up to Los Angeles with my boyfriend (BH) […]

Pho Ga Bac Ninh – Monterey Park, Los Angeles, CA

I take day trips from San Diego to Los Angeles every couple of months mainly to eat and do a little bit of shopping. Mom likes going to all of the Chinese herbal shops in Los Angeles. My Mom recently started getting back in touch with all of her old high school friends, and this […]

An Evening at the 626 Night Market

When my sister Yuntiha was in Taiwan in January of this year, she went to several night markets and came home telling me all about the amazing food she was eating in Taiwan. Which made me quite jealous and ready to plan my next trip to Taiwan just to go to a night market. But […]

Brunch at The Hart & The Hunter on Melrose Avenue

I helped plan a little weekend trip to Los Angeles with a group to celebrate a birthday. We went from Little Tokyo (Daikokuya Ramen, Japanese American National Museum), Koreatown (Wi Spa, Ttu Rak Korean Cuisine), Melrose Ave (The Hart & The Hunter Brunch, Shopping, Pinks Hotdogs). As we were planning I started getting worried about […]

Ttu Rak – Koreatown Los Angeles

I recently went to Ttu Rak, a small Korean restaurant that shares the little plaza with Boba Time, Tom n Tom Coffee, and Paris Baguette in Koreatown, Los Angeles. There is valet parking there, like most other plazas in the area. But street parking wasn’t very difficult to find when were there (at about 8pm on […]