Category: Travel

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...

max brenner – las vegas, nv 7

max brenner – las vegas, nv

I went on vacation last week! For the whole week! Man, it was awesome. Getting back to work and reality is kind of a bummer this week. But I get to relive it a little bit with my food recap...

a good day for a battle / dinapoli’s firehouse – barstow, ca 0

a good day for a battle / dinapoli’s firehouse – barstow, ca

I’m really into Civil War stuff. I couldn’t tell you exactly why though; I took a Civil War history class in college and it stuck with me. I really enjoyed the class and that was when I discovered that, “Oh,...

the outpost cafe truck stop / hesperia, ca 9

the outpost cafe truck stop / hesperia, ca

Last year we went out to Calico Ghost Town over President’s Day weekend and we made the same trek last month for a weekend of civil war battles, good old fashioned learning and fun. We had all been looking forward...

roadtrip! hotel current / long beach, ca 5

roadtrip! hotel current / long beach, ca

Jake and I took a mini-vacation up to Long Beach, CA last week to see one of our favorite comedians, Gabriel Iglesias. We went last year and it was kind of an ordeal; we left after work on a Tuesday,...

world’s oldest operating mcdonald’s / downey – los angeles, ca 5

world’s oldest operating mcdonald’s / downey – los angeles, ca

This is my 7th and final day of a week’s long worth of Eating in LA posts! This post cheats a little though. I’m sure you’ll forgive me. When I was with Jake and Chris and we were on our...