Archive for ‘June, 2014’


French Toast – Isa Style

French Toast – Isa Style

Ingredients: 2 eggs ½ cup 2% milk A pinch of cinnamon 1 teaspoon raw sugar 2 teaspoons vanilla 3 little melon ball scoops of butter, plus extra 3 slices of sourdough bread Powdered sugar Pure maple syrup Fragrant early summer ripe peach Directions: Put milk into mixing bowl. Crack in eggs and whisk. Add cinnamon, […]

Music & Art at Hsi Lai

Music & Art at Hsi Lai

Practicing compassion through music and art. That is the “about” listed for the Hsi Lai Temple located in the southern-most part of San Gabriel Valley, in Hacienda Heights. Saturday, June 21st, Hsi Lai Temple is holding its first music and arts festival. Soulful and alternative Lotus Band will be performing, as will the folk-pop duo […]

Interlocking Sculptures

Interlocking Sculptures

The forms and images are abstract, yet evoke the living form, reminiscent of plants and the human body. This is the basic definition of biomorphic. Biomorphism is “an art movement that began in the 20th century. Isamu Noguchi was a Japanese American artist, landscape architect, sculptor, and set designer. “In 1947, Noguchi…joined with George Nelson, […]

Father’s Day 2014

Father’s Day 2014

Em Sedano shared this detail from El Castillo de Chapultepec, Juan O’Gorman’s pantheon mural – in honor of Father’s Day. I shared the thought that instead of a machete my dad took care of me with hi optimism and his ready smile.  I should have also shared that his work ethic was as constant as it […]

Patina Catering

Patina Catering

WHY For an A-list event at Disney Hall, Descanso Gardens, LACMA or one of the other prime locations for which Patina is the exclusive caterer. WHAT High-end corporate, society and Hollywood events, held at in-demand venues like MOCA or at your Hancock Park mini-mansion, are Patina’s specialties. Crackerjack service, elegant French-California fare and not-insignificant prices. […]

Classic 1924 Spanish on Mount Angelus Open Sunday

Classic 1924 Spanish on Mount Angelus Open Sunday

Sponsored Post Open House: Sun, June 15 from 2 pm – 5 pm & Sun, June 22 from 2 pm – 5 pm This classic 1924 Spanish perched upon Mount Angelus has been meticulously restored while being brought up to a modern standard. New, period-correct wooden windows designed and selected in conjunction with the Highland […]

Morning Report: An Eagle Rock home for cocktail fans; vigil held for victim of fatal Silver Lake area shooting

Morning Report: An Eagle Rock home for cocktail fans; vigil held for victim of  fatal Silver Lake area shooting

Cross & Palm, Glassell Park | Ryan Schude/Instagram News & Notes: Cocktail fans Chuck Taggart and Wesley Moore have turned their Eagle Rock home into a “virtual cocktail museum,” complete with bar and homemade concoctions, says L.A. Magazine. A vigil for Christian Hernandez, who was fatally shot outside a Silver Lake area Del Taco, included […]

Auntie Em’s Kitchen Catering

Auntie Em’s Kitchen Catering

WHY Outstanding modern American party food, as organic as possible, with particularly memorable desserts. WHAT Before she opened her oh-so-hip bakery, café and store, Terri Wahl was a caterer specializing in production shoots. Nowadays she also feeds the cognoscenti at commitment ceremonies, 50th-birthday celebrations and publication parties all over the L.A. area. WHO Party-throwing Occidental […]

The uncrowded trails of El Sereno’s Ascot Hills Park

The uncrowded trails of El Sereno’s Ascot Hills Park

Ascot Hills Park in El Sereno offers breathtaking views, rolling hills and relatively uncrowded trails.  A 2.2 mile hike described on Every Trail  takes visitors up into hills on the western side of the park to enjoy city, mountain and valley views.Says the Every Trail guide: “I have never seen the trails full of people. […]

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events June 14 to 20

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events June 14 to 20

Here are my top picks for events scheduled from Saturday, June 14, to Friday, June 20. The list is longer than usual because the summer concert season begins this week. All events are free, so take a look — and don’t you dare say there’s nothing to do in Pasadena! Activities for Pasadena Public Library’s Summer Reading Challenge […]

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