Labor Day Party Essentials

Labor Day Weekend marks the end of summer and the beginning of fall. As climates in most cities remain the same, calendar happenings change as we shed the summer fun activities, and embrace to enter holiday season preparation. Most Labor Day outings consist of final beach visits for the weekend, or the blowout BBQ party leaving behind an unforgettable summer. Wherever your escape takes you, … Continue reading Labor Day Party Essentials

The Nickel Mine is a Touchdown for West L.A.

The Westside just got a major upgrade in the sports bar department. The Nickel Mine, a casual concept from the team behind Cocina Condesa and The Woodsman, fills a much-needed void in a neighborhood that is known as Little Osaka or the Sawtelle District or plain old West Los Angeles. Located on Santa Monica Boulevard, in the former Il Grano space, in an area heavily … Continue reading The Nickel Mine is a Touchdown for West L.A.

Eating and Drinking our Way Through Seattle

Posted first on WeSaidGoTravel. The beauty of a city is learning about its culture through food. My introduction to Seattle after 22 years included a necessary stop at a Chinese tea house at the edge of the famous Fish Market. After a bout with food poisoning, serious lack of sleep, and dragging our suitcases for at least a mile from from the Link light rail, … Continue reading Eating and Drinking our Way Through Seattle