Gourmet burgers at The Grove

This past Monday was the first time in my three-and-nearly-a-half years at UCLA that I had visited The Grove in Beverly Hills during the holiday season.  Before, I had only heard of it and never had the chance to actually see it in all its splendor during the time of year that it is decked…

Christmas Spirit

Southern California often gets blasted because our winters are so mild – no White Christmases, these. But I think even in Los Angeles there is a sense of holiday spirit when December rolls around and the temperatures dip. One of my favorite places to be around this time is in the greater Pasadena area. Home…