Tag: Food

Pioneer Chicken Still Exists

As a kid, Pioneer Chicken was in walking distance, on the corner of Sunset and Echo Park. When I first moved to EP, we would go grocery shopping at the Guadalupana and Pioneer Market. Right […]

Exploring L.A. During Quarantine

The quarantine began in March and we’re still living in some level of self-isolation. As the August heat wave hit Los Angeles, the fans and portable air conditioner at home were fighting a losing battle. […]

A Night on the Town

At 38 with one teenage and one toddler daughter, it takes some effort for my wife and I to arrange a night out in Los Angeles. On a clear evening in October, we had one […]

Travels of an Angeleno: Four Nights in Ningbo

Ningbo is not an easy city to navigate on public transportation. Getting from the airport to my hotel would have taken over two hours on a train and two buses. Ningbo is a driving town. […]

Thank You, Anthony Bourdain

“I’m not going anywhere. I hope. It’s been an adventure. We took some casualties over the years. Things got broken. Things got lost. “But I wouldn’t have missed it for the world.” —Anthony Bourdain Friday, […]

The New Health Plan

In the previous post, I shared the outcome of my recent doctor’s visit: I was diagnosed with high blood pressure and weighed in at my heaviest ever. That evening, my wife and I discussed both […]