Keep your eyes peeled for examples of Googie architecture as you cruise through Los Angeles.
The crispy rice salad at Sqirl was an excellent break from my usual breakfast lineup.
The mood changes when the sun goes down in LA.
The refried beans here have a reputation as the creamiest in town.
Los Angeles, California
By my last night it started to feel more and more like a home away from home.
Great to have this museum back up and running in San Francisco in its new space.
Walking through these towering trees it can feel more like a cathedral than a forest.
It was a scorcher out on the street during Folsom Street Fair this year.
San José is my hometown and La Victoria is where I would go for late night sustenance.
Sapp Coffee Shop is a little spot in Thai Town on Hollywood Boulevard. I had two great dishes there.
Cowboys and drag queens are the mix and it could not be more perfect.
The inspiration for the name and design stemmed from Aline Barnsdall's favorite flower, the Hollyhock. You can see references to the flower everywhere.
LACMA is a huge complex on Miracle Mile that was having a retrospective for Robert Mapplethorpe.
They make a chile relleno burrito that is rich and delicious.