Category: Travel

clementine gourment marketplace & cafe / palm desert, ca 8

clementine gourment marketplace & cafe / palm desert, ca

 Jake and I stayed in Palm Springs only one night – so after a very peaceful and restful night at the Riviera, we got started early to try and beat the heat of the day. Originally we went over to...

a quest for date shakes at shields date garden / indio, ca 4

a quest for date shakes at shields date garden / indio, ca

The weekend before we went to Palm Springs, Jake and I went to the Bacon Fest at the fair. Normally when I go to the fair I have a whole list of things I want to get, one of them...

[hotel review] riviera palm springs / palm springs, ca 5

[hotel review] riviera palm springs / palm springs, ca

When Jake and I were discussing what route to take to Palm Springs, he was pretty adamant about not going over the mountain to get there. I didn’t know why exactly, I had a vague recollection of the drive and...

circa 59 at the riviera palm springs / palm springs, ca 9

circa 59 at the riviera palm springs / palm springs, ca

Palm Springs is a place that I visited briefly once many moons ago when I used to be friends with a guy named Bill. Bill was a punk rock loving banker who didn’t like his job and he was an...

civil war in huntington beach + johnny reb’s bbq in orange, ca 2

civil war in huntington beach + johnny reb’s bbq in orange, ca

It’s no longer a secret that I like Civil War stuff. Well, it was never really a secret to begin with. But it’s kind of one of those things I’m shy to share about myself – seems like kind of...

great bao – las vegas, nv 11

great bao – las vegas, nv

For our final meal in Vegas, I wanted to go somewhere a little off the beaten path – at least, off of the beaten Strip path. After we checked out of the hotel and got everything together, we headed over...

top of the world at stratosphere – las vegas, nv 3

top of the world at stratosphere – las vegas, nv

At the top of the Stratosphere hotel in Las Vegas, there’s a restaurant called “The Top of the World”. It rotates very slowly around the top, giving you a tip-top view of the entire city in just over an hour....

sugar factory american brasserie – las vegas, nv 3

sugar factory american brasserie – las vegas, nv

The Sugar Factory American Brasserie actually wasn’t on my “to-eat” list for Vegas. I had wanted to go to a burger place but I saw an ad and a coupon for the Sugar Factory and my interest instantly peaked at...