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Chef Roy Choi Launches New 3 Worlds Café Food Truck

Roy Choi by the 3 Worlds Cafe truck

You can call it the food truck with a heart of gold. The brand new 3 Worlds Café truck, an adjunct to the 3 Worlds Café on Central Avenue, is a labor of love project by Chef Roy Choi and Dole Packaged Goods, delivering healthy food and creating jobs in South Central, and now delivering it all over Los Angeles. Dole and Choi partnered up with the Coalition for Responsible ... Read More »

5 Places to Eat in El Segundo


This post was sponsored by Hyatt House.  We’re profiling the small, seaside city of El Segundo this month and today we’re talking about food and drinks. Check out last week’s post, 5 Things To Do In Or Around El Segundo. Havana Sandwich Shop Excellent grilled and pressed Cuban sandwiches that will make you rethink your deli choices from now on. (When I posted this picture on Instagram, I said that ... Read More »

Best Donut Shops in Los Angeles – #MomsLADonutTour


The first day of my kids’ summer break happened to fall on National Donut Day so of course I thought it would be a fantastic idea to drive around Los Angeles sampling donuts. We hashtagged it #MomsLADonutTour and went to as many donut shops as we could on a Friday, taking into consideration traffic and how many donuts we could eat and not fall asleep. Doughnut House Co.  3500 Overland Ave ... Read More »

Jenny Craig Cuisine New Meal Options Spring 2015

Jenny Craig Cuisine New Meal Options Spring 2015

The road to optimal health is one best taken slow and steady, making healthful changes to our normal routines creates a healthy new lifestyle that will make a total difference. I mentioned awhile ago how my unhealthy lifestyle had spiraled out of control and thanks to the Jenny Craig and Curves weight loss system I was able set my life on a new healthy course and lose over 13 pounds ... Read More »

Reserve App Review + Dinner at Salt Air in Venice

dinner at Salt Air in Venice collage

Reserve is a new App that helps you make reservations at restaurants and even helps you pay the bill. Well, it doesn’t pay the bill for you, but if you use the App, you won’t be asked to pay the bill at the restaurant; it will be taken care of via your mobile device. I tried out the App recently and I was impressed. It was convenient and it introduced ... Read More »

Ice Cream For Dinner Thanks to Dreyer’s Frozen Custard

Santa Monica Pier Carousel

We love dessert around here so when I asked my boys if they wanted to have frozen custard for dinner, they looked at me like I was crazy for even asking. Dreyer’s Frozen Custard and Real Simple Magazine hosted a group of bloggers at the Santa Monica Pier last Saturday evening to try their new line of frozen custard and ride the carousel.   They were sampling all of their flavors – ... Read More »

Atticus Creamery & Pies Review

fresh baked pies sign at Atticus Creamery & Pies

In my husband’s perfect world, every day would be Pie Day, since he is not really a fan of cake. If he’d had his druthers, he would even have served our wedding guests pie instead of cake on our big day. So for his birthday, and because I am running for Wife of the Year, I took him to Atticus Creamery and Pies for a sampling of what they have ... Read More »

Easy, Healthy Burger for National Burger Month


It’s National Burger Month so I thought I would share my favorite Healthy Burger recipe that works for the entire family. This turkey burger recipe is my favorite because I can easily make it every-which-way for my family of picky eaters – with cheese, without cheese, bun, no bun. It was made even healthier by roasting vegetables instead of making french fries. My younger son asked to have Brussels sprouts because they “taste ... Read More »

PizzaRev For Fast Dinner w/ the Family

four pizzas at PizzaRev

PizzaRev lets you get dinner for the family super fast, which is perfect when you have a bunch of hungry kids. And adults. PizzaRev works like an assembly line, with a base pizza crust that gets any toppings you like as you walk down the line. There are specials and classics, but you can make up what you like as well. I recently took my husband and kids there for ... Read More »

Cocktail Time – Maui Brand Sugar


Many of you know May 1st as May Day, but did you know that Hawaiians celebrate it as Lei Day? As a huge fan of Hawaii and the aloha spirit (as well as beverages), I was very excited to find myself invited to a delightful cocktail party hosted by Maui Brand Sugar at Now Boarding in WeHo. We sampled three different signature drinks, and although I loved them all, I’d ... Read More »