Alfred’s Coffee

Any coffee shop that has two locations within a mile of each other that always seem to have lines, is worth visiting in my book. There are six Alfred’s Coffee locations in total, and two of them are located off of Melrose Avenue. Alfred’s actually sells Stumptown coffee, and describes itself as a neighborly coffee … More Alfred’s Coffee

The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens

I definitely have a thing for botanic gardens, and from the ones I have visited so far, The Huntington tops the list. The Huntington Library, Art Collection, and Botanical Gardens has a long name and a lot to offer. I have visited some botanic gardens/arboretums that have not been worth the ticket price(which you do … More The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens

The University of Southern California

  The University of Southern California is mostly known for its cinema school, football, the school’s rivalry with UCLA, its famous alumni, its infamous alumni, alumni connections, proximity to Hollywood, its communications school, overall athletic achievements, and for being in the heart of downtown Los Angeles. Here are some of my impressions of USC(after attending … More The University of Southern California

The Paley Center for Media (The Mindy Project Exhibit)

  The Paley Center is most known for putting on the PaleyFest twice a year, once in New York and once in Los Angeles. Besides their two big events, the Paley Center for Media, located in Beverly Hills, also has regular exhibits for different popular television shows. Currently they are running an exhibit until October … More The Paley Center for Media (The Mindy Project Exhibit)

BarTaco

  If the restaurant had a different name(which did not literally have the word taco in it), then I would be confused about the menu offering when first visiting BarTaco. The blue and white colors and the interior design, which includes really cool wicker baskets hanging from the ceiling, do not scream delicious taco joint … More BarTaco

Frothy Monkey

If you are one of those people who believes true coffee is only black coffee, or you are against over-the-top coffee drinks, then maybe you will not enjoy this coffee shop as much as I did. However, if you really enjoy flavored coffee then you should visit Frothy Monkey and try their coconut cream latte, … More Frothy Monkey