Tag: L.A

Celebrating Chinese New Year in L.A

Celebrating Chinese New Year in L.A

Chinese New Year’s Day is the first day of the Chinese lunar calendar and every year my family takes a trip to Chinatown in downtown L.A to enjoy the vibe of the city and eat some deliciously authentic Chinese food….

Summer foodie adventures in So Cal

Summer foodie adventures in So Cal

Southern California is the mecca for foodies and summer is the perfect time to go on a food adventure. I took my own advice and had a few adventures this summer. Even though life has been emotionally hectic, I still…

Cacique Double Header + L.A Dodgers

Cacique Double Header + L.A Dodgers

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post in collaboration with Cacique and Society Culinaria. All thoughts are my own. The moment I hear Vin Scully announcing a play-by-play for the Los Angeles Dodgers, I am transported to my childhood. Whenever I…

We All Grow Summit: “When one grows, we all grow”

We All Grow Summit: “When one grows, we all grow”

Blogger conferences can be anxiety-inducing, but the We All Grow Summit by Latina Bloggers Connect in L.A felt more like a reunion of familia. I confess that I’m a total spaz when it comes to conferences. Having to travel to…

Halloween family fun: Target’s Skeletown Square

Halloween family fun: Target’s Skeletown Square

A candid of me and my family in front of Skeletown Square taken by an L.A Live photographer. My family tried something new this year and skipped trick-or-treating and the local harvest festivals and went to L.A Live to enjoy…

Date Night | Tokyo Fried Chicken Co.

Date Night | Tokyo Fried Chicken Co.

I’m one of those people who agonize over what to eat whenever I’m in L.A. Call me a fatty if you want but there are just so many options my head spins and I get overwhelmed because I want all…

St. Elmo Village: Celebrating the Art of Creative Survival

St. Elmo Village: Celebrating the Art of Creative Survival

St. Elmo Village will always hold a place that is near and dear to my heart. An artist colony tucked deep in the heart of L.A, it’s an oasis of bright colors, art and several varieties of cactus. St. Elmo…

Day in L.A | Under the Mexican Sky: Gabriel Figueroa exhibit at LACMA

Day in L.A | Under the Mexican Sky: Gabriel Figueroa exhibit at LACMA

One of my favorite places to spend an afternoon in L.A is LACMA. The place has evolved so much from the time I was a young art student in college. I would pack my sketchbook, go and find a comfy…

Natural History Museum: Becoming L.A. Exhibit

Natural History Museum: Becoming L.A. Exhibit

I have a long history with L.A. My grandparents put down roots there. My parents grew up there. I was also born in L.A and spent the first few years of my life in Los Angeles. Eventually, my father’s job…

The Night Stalker is dead

The Night Stalker is dead

Twitter has been buzzing about the death of serial killer Richard Ramirez today. He died of liver failure on death row in San Quentin prison at the age of 53. If you were a child in the 80’s, then the…