Museum of Ice Cream

One of the most talked about event happening in Los Angeles is the pop-up Museum of Ice Cream, originally made in New York. It’s been such a popular event that tickets sold out so fast that, although it was only to be opened from April until May, it has been extended until October and tickets still have sold out. We were lucky enough to have a friend with industry tickets, and attended one Friday night. We arrived in a warehouse area of…
Los Angeles, United States
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Alfred’s Coffee on Melrose Place

I am not a coffee connoisseur but I can’t help but be drawn to coffee shops with their aromatic coffee scent floating about the room and the interior decor that makes staying for a couple of hours enjoyable. The great thing about living in LA is that there are ample amounts of coffee shops, particularly on the west side of the city, that you can visit. One, in particular, is Alfred’s Coffee and Kitchen located in Melrose Place. It’s been on my…
Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles Arboretum

LA is known as a city with SO many freeways, so many concrete roads, so many cars on the road and not enough greenery. But there are certainly pockets of space where gardens bloom. I’ve discussed previously of Huntington Library and Botanical, one of my all-time favorite garden spots in Los Angeles to “get away” from the city. This time, I explore the Los Angeles Arboretum, a garden in Arcadia where peacocks just love to roam around freely. The Arboretum…
Los Angeles, California
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Beverly Hills Food and Wine Festival

BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA Last Saturday, I had the pleasure of attending the Beverly Hills Food and Wine Festival and brought my mom along for the ride. The four day event was held from June 9th – 12th at the Olympic Collection ballrooms with a portion of the proceeds going towards Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation – a nonprofit organization that helped raise funds and awareness for kids with cancer. With over 60 amazing restaurant and wine vendors participating including Ruth’s Chris Steak House, Bottega…
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DTLA Flower Market

There are a couple of Los Angeles florists that I follow on instagram, and I am always amazed at the flowers that they use in their work. Some of the flowers they use look so exotic, and nothing like the stuff I see in my local grocery store. But if you’re willing to make the trip to Downtown Los Angeles in the wee hours of the morning, you, too, can buy yourself those flowers. There has only been a few times…
Los Angeles, California
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Afters Ice Cream on Green St.

Tucked away in a quiet one-way street in Pasadena, within walking distance to Caltech and Pasadena City College, is this charming old gas station with adorable retro gas pumps. Just a few months ago, this gas station used to be the home of Motordogs – a classic hot dog stand, which I am sad to report I’ve always wanted to try but never did. And now, this place has transformed to house the handcrafted Afters ice cream. I saw their menu…
Pasadena, California
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Meeting Mindy

Ever since finding out that Mindy Kaling was a writer on The Office, I became a fan of hers. When she started The Mindy Project, I was officially hooked on this lady. She is smart, funny, adorably dressed, and such a great role model for anyone that is ambitious. I was scrolling through instagram one time and, as if the angels were looking out for me, she had made a post saying how sorry she was for having to reschedule her book…
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Confused by MoMA

DAY TWO, Pt. 2: Remember the first part of our day, when we visited The Metropolitan Museum of Art and I absolutely loved it? Well, we went to the Museum of Modern Art a little afterwards, and my experience is laughably the complete opposite. I love art that tells a story. I love seeing characters, seeing landscape, seeing the details and intricacies of the art pieces, and just the sheer amount of effort that the artist has put into their…
New York City, New York
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Poppy Fields Forever

When spring comes, there is an overload of flower images everywhere. Sometimes I wish I lived in the mid-west where there is an abundant amount of open fields with flowers just growing in the wild instead of a city where the most I see is concrete on the ground. I began the hunt for flower fields in California to see if they even exist. Turns out, there was a flower field just an hour and a half away from Los Angeles! In…
Lancaster, California
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LV Series 2 Exhibit

When it comes to exploring new places, I’m all for it. When it comes to discovering my own city (currently, it’s Los Angeles), I suck at it. I’m trying to get better, really, and I’m hoping to do a lot more blog posts with all the wonderful things the city of Angels has to offer. Recently, Louis Vuitton was holding an exhibit to the public called LV Series 2 in which the company addressed it as “A presentation of the timeless inspirations behind…
Los Angeles, California
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