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2014 Ramen Round-Up: LA Edition

2014 Ramen Round-Up: LA Edition

I love San Francisco, but when it comes to ramen, my city’s got nothing on LA. Maybe I’m biased because I lived there for 3 years and ate a shit-ton of ramen in my spare time. And maybe if I put LA head to head with San Mateo instead (15 miles south of SF), we’d … Continue reading

Breaking the radio silence

I live in LA and am currently spending the summer in Honolulu–the #1 and #2 cities for the worst traffic in America. As such, I spend a fair amount of time in my car on congested freeways and thoroughfares. Listening to the radio is perhaps the default activity for people who spend much of their … Continue reading

The Fourth Wall (of my bedroom)

The Fourth Wall (of my bedroom)

13 months after moving into my LA apartment, my room is FINALLY at the point where I’d be happy to invite guests over to check out what I’ve done with it. Recall how the highly idealized Moroccan motif  for my bedroom was replaced simply with the color orange, though I regret to report that for most … Continue reading

Hot, free fun

Hot, free fun

There’s interesting stuff going on in LA all the time. Sadly, school keeps me so busy that it’s a rare occasion that I actually get to take advantage of any of it (plus I’m living on student loans, aka hella broke son). On the plus side, summertime in LA–which has NOT ended yet so don’t … Continue reading

Pretty pink and purple skies

Pretty pink and purple skies

Today I went on a long walk just as the sun was going down, and the sky was this AMAZING pink and purple color and it was like I was in a dream. My iPhone photos don’t do it justice… it was gorgeous! Truthfully, I had planned to run the route instead of walking it, … Continue reading