Monday, February 27, 2012

Eating Out...Prep Kitchen

This past Sunday we decided to go back to Little Italy and check out Prep Kitchen. Which we had spotted while we were on our walk last week. I didn't know much about it other than that I loved their huge corner window. I went online and found out that they have a $3.50 tapas happy hour. Only that when it came to drinks their happy hour left much to be desired, they only offer a $5 glass of sangria, no beer, no liquor. Don't get me wrong, their sangria was good, but you can't call that a happy hour. Now, their tapas on the other had were absolutely yummy. We had (in order of yumminess) the patatas bravas (crunchy potato chunks with spicy sauce), bacon wrapped dates (just wow), brussel sprouts with bacon and walnuts, the pork Rillettes and the clams... yeah we were hungry. For dessert we had the banana bread pudding a la mode, this was without a doubt the most delicious bread pudding I have ever had, in fact it was one of the most delicious desserts I've have period. We can't wait to go back and actually have dinner there, they gave us a coupon for free dessert on our next visit (so, yeah were coming back). _DSC0052 IMG_1117 IMG_1093 IMG_1088 IMG_1083 IMG_1089 _DSC0098 _DSC0100 _DSC0110 _DSC0102 IMG_1110 The deliciously decadent banana bread pudding IMG_1108 IMG_1120

Sunday, February 26, 2012

Playing Make Believe

Lately I've been scavenging etsy for home decore. I don't have a house, but I'm obsessed with starting the decorating process for my pretend house, that I own in my mind. Here are some of the prints I'm acquiring, so far. Picture you go your own way You can go your own way, print by: Amy Rice Picture shine on you crazy diamond Shine On, print by: Handz You Make Me Happy, print by: Ashley G Picture lets get lost Lets Get Lost, print by: Ein Bier, bitte! il_fullxfull-1-1 As You Wish, print by: the big harumph. May The Force..., print by: handz Picture here live dreamers Print by: Ein Bier, bitte! Picture home is where the heart is Print by: Ein Bier, bitte!

Thursday, February 23, 2012

Awake and Unreal, Off to Nowhere

We had a day off earlier in the week, so we decided to have lunch and take a stroll through Little Italy. Cliff and I shared my favorite turkey pastrami sandwich from Mona Lisa Deli. I love early afternoons on days off. I didn't get a change to take a pictures of my delicious sub, because I was so hungry after walking that I just scarfed it down. _DSC0320 _DSC0330 _DSC0325 _DSC0304 _DSC0353 _DSC0365 _DSC0265 Dress: Shirt worn as dress Free People Necklace: Juicy Couture Wedges: Steve Madden

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

She Rings Like a Bell Through the Night

Stevie Nicks, she fronts my favorite band Fleetwood Mac, has enviable style and I'm obsessed with her. Here's to the queen of boho, the gypsy herself...Stevie Nicks... Le sigh... StevieNicks2-2 Photobucket Photobucket stevienicksdress-1 stevie_nicks-1 Photobucket stevie double Photobucket Photobucket

Monday, February 20, 2012

Y' know my wandering days are over

While we were in Palm Springs last weekend, we had the opportunity to explore the neighborhoods around our hotel with our bikes courtesy of the Ace Hotel and Swim Club. We were lucky enough to find a neat little neighborhood with a pool and take some pictures. I seriously love Palm Springs, mostly because its always warm, the people are friendly and most of the homes are mid-century cool...more on that to come. _DSC0182 _DSC0180 _DSC0181 _DSC0176 _DSC0241 _DSC0246 _DSC0232 _DSC0244 _DSC0188 _DSC0997 IMG_0959 ...and a hipstamatic for good measure.

Saturday, February 18, 2012

Valentines weekend

Maybe we should just move to Palm Springs! We've thought about it, but if we move there it will no longer be our relaxation spot, but our work spot and I don't want that. We spent a wonderful, wonderful Valentines weekend at the ACE Hotel Palm Springs. The weather in San Diego was cold and rainy and so was the trip out to the desert, but as soon as we were on the other side of the San Jacinto Mountains i.e. Palm Springs the sky was completely clear and the weather was warm. We spent 3 days by the pool and exploring the town on our bikes. Geez, it was sublime. We are already planning another trip out there in May...I'll just day dream 'till then. _DSC0092 _DSC0026 _DSC0045 _DSC0025 Short bus _DSC0120 _DSC0097 Kings highway Kings highway the amigo room inside kings highway elephant kings highway We are all in this together