Picking apples are season now!

1+ Apple farms in the suburb of Los Angeles Well, my husband always suddenly decides to go somewhere.   The other day, he said, “Let’s go picking apples!”      Apples? I guessed that he wants to go to Julian which … Continued

Cozy and tasty coffee shop in my neighborhood

2+ Hi everyone!    No one knows when this pandemic will end.   However, it is September now  Almost six months have passed since this pandemic started.     This summer in West Los Angeles, the weather wasn’t as hot as expected. … Continued

When I want to eat a good bagel …

2+ As a matter of fact, I wasn’t interested in bagels when I was in Japan.   However, after I moved to Los Angeles, I tasted bagels and decide that I like them.   Sometimes, I have a real craving … Continued

Swayed by the pandemic ~ Part 2 ~

0 Well, I want to describe the days during which I have been staying at home since the COVID19 “Stay Home Order” was announced in March.   Some of the restaurants reopened and we can eat while seated on a … Continued

Santa Ynez Valley Winery Tour ~Part Two~

2+  “Los Olivos” is a small town where people gather to sample wines and do shopping.    Well, I would like to introduce a small town called “Los Olivos” which is close to Santa Barbara.     This town is … Continued

Santa Ynez Valley Winery Tour ~Part one~

2+ Santa Ynez Valley is a popular wine-producing area not far from Los Angeles   Napa Wineries and Sonoma wineries come to our mind when we think of California wines.   However, there are many wineries throughout the state of … Continued

Let’s go to In-N-Out Burger!

2+ I highly recommend going to In-N-Out if you want to eat a hamburger in California! I never heard the name of “In-N-Out” when I was in Japan.     I thought the most popular burger place is McDonald’s in … Continued

A famous restaurant in Venice, California

1+ A very popular restaurant called “Trattoria Felix”  There are many restaurants in Los Angeles.   There are many restaurants which have been in business for many years and also many new restaurants which are open for just a few … Continued

Baseball game at Dodger Stadium!

1+ A baseball game at Dodger Stadium!  Well, Dodgers are doing a good job this season.    Actually, now the results are 90 wins 50 losses!    The best won-lost percentage in the major league so far, this season.   … Continued

The biggest Jewish ceremony at home is the “Passover” Seder.

1+ The biggest Jewish ceremony at home is the Passover Seder  As I wrote before, my husband is Jewish.   However, in his family, only his niece is orthodox.  She keeps a Kosher home for her family.   Others in … Continued