BONUS POST: This afternoon, I joined family in Riverside County for my cousin’s baby shower. I’ve adored her since we were kids, and am both proud and excited for the forthcoming, double blessing. But, Daisy wasn’t the only one that left with a full belly that afternoon. In addition to a few ice chests brimful […]


July 5: Antequera de Oaxaca

I came close to taking a timeout this week – in light of the holiday.  But, following a full day of celebration and consumption, I decided to go for a walk. My destination?  A neighborhood Frida Kahlo mural (with a modern twist). Little did I know the mural shared a wall with a local Oaxaqueno […]

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June 27: Sky’s Gourmet Tacos

The week after my return to greatness, I decided to invite a taccomplice. My buddy PJ Butta (Angelenos may recognize him from their drive home) and I decided upon Sky’s Gourmet Tacos, an earshot from his studio. Sky’s has an interesting setup. It’s colorful, modern-looking and plainly put — fun. Still, situated on Pico Blvd. […]

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June 20: Leo’s Tacos Truck

This wasn’t my first choice.  But, after a friend had to parachute out of our Week One plans, I looked to one of LA’s mainstays for comfort. Half of what makes Leo’s great is the ambiance. I mean, it was featured in an Insecure episode, after all. Equipped with a scrolling marquee, crowd control stanchions, […]

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