Category Archives: Travel

The Perfect Winter Meal: DBGB, New York

A lot of people who write blogs apologize to their audience when they aren’t able to post as frequently. But I figure I get more enjoyment out of this thing than anyone else, so when I blog less often, I … Continue reading

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Speaking of the Ace Hotel…

If you haven’t seen Portlandia, do yourself a favor. Buy it from the iTunes store or set your DVR to record it on IFC.

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Eating Our Way Through the Ace Hotel, Pt. I: The John Dory

My job has had me travelling to the New York area a lot lately, so on a recent weekend, Eliza flew up to meet me for a weekend in the city. In our continuing effort to be like Jeff and … Continue reading

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Russ & Daughters, New York NY

We had just eaten lunch at The Meatball Shop and were heading out in search of a coffee shop when we stumbled upon one of my old favorites. When I lived in New York,  Russ & Daughters was my destination for … Continue reading

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The Meatball Shop; New York NY

My favorite meal on our last trip to New York was probably the Meatball Shop, on the Lower East Side. One of the problems with hanging out in New York is that you’re always surrounded by people who are far … Continue reading

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Momofuku Ma Peche

A few months ago, I learned a great new term. Eliza and I decided to go up to NYC and hang out with Jeff and Elizabeth at the Big Apple BBQ Block Party. Hearing this, one of my coworkers remarked,”Isn’t … Continue reading

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Could This Be The Ugliest Hotel Interior Ever?

This photo was not altered. It really was that yellow. This is the inside of the Courtyard Marriott in Culver City, CA (near LAX). Don’t look too long, or you might go blind.

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Bouchon, Los Angeles CA

There are a lot of things that you can do with $50. If you find yourself in Beverly Hills with $50 to burn, one thing you should probably do is purchase the fois gras appetizer at Bouchon. Bouchon is the brainchild … Continue reading

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Rental Bizarre

Air travel consists of two basic activities: waiting in line and waiting in a chair. As soon as you finish one, you do the other until you arrive at your destination. The trick is knowing when to stand and when … Continue reading

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Father's Office, Los Angeles CA

We heard about Father’s Office from several people. It made Jeff’s best burgers of 2009 list, and I’m sure many others. Like In-N-Out, it was also recommended by a mostly-vegetarian friend. (It occurs to me that I should start asking … Continue reading

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