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For all intents and purposes I had put this blog, 100 Miles, to bed. I wasn’t planning to write anymore posts. Until I decided to start an urban farms and gardens business. I realized that this blog led me to starting my company. The blog is, after all, about living life locally, eating from the [...]
The food of Spain has more and better cachet, and major food cred as time goes on. Lagging behind sister European countries like France and Italy due to the slow return from Francisco Franco’s dictatorial ways, Spain’s foods, cuisine and chefs are now hitting their stride on the world stage. Only due to lack of [...]
This sign went up recently in a Wells Fargo parking lot in my neighborhood. It brought back so many memories. When I was little before my father left, and even after he left, Sunday was pancake day. The day my father made breakfast. It was always pancakes. They were nothing fancy. He used Bisquick pancake [...]
7.7 miles, about 20 minutes from my home in Atwater Village.
Lindy & Grundy, Local, Pastured & Organic Meats opened a few weeks ago in the Fairfax District of Los Angeles. The shop which was sorely needed and highly anticipated opended to throngs of customers and rave reviews. Owned by wife-and-wife team, Erika Nakamura and Ameila [...]
.8 miles, about 3 minutes (driving), or about 16 minutes (walking), from my home in Atwater Village.
Small, medium or large. Or maybe it’s just medium and large. I can’t remember exactly. The point is they’re not some kind of faux-Italian words made up for coffee sizes. Very old-fashioned but Kaldi Coffee & Tea is a [...]