At Ronnie’s (Marina del Rey)

Ronnie’s, a diner in Marina del Rey, located at 12740 Culver Blvd, is a place I almost always have coffee, but don’t associate with coffee. It’s a place for a Saturday or Sunday breakfast on a lazy weekend. What I think of when I think of them are their chilaquiles and delicious french fries. It’s…

Sidecar Doughnuts (Santa Monica)

I admit, I’m not really a doughnut person. Part of that is I’m allergic to yeast so that cuts out all raised doughnuts from my diet. Let me be more exact — I like doughnuts, but I don’t generally seek them out the way I do, say, coffee. However, in the past six months a…

Caffe Luxxe (Santa Monica)

I’m lucky in where I live. One of my favorite coffee places, Caffe Luxxe at 925 Montana in Santa Monica, is very nearby — close enough that I can walk to it. Such joy.   What makes Caffe Luxxe such a wonderful place? First, their coffee. Their coffee is amazing. They do a northern Italian roast…

Why this blog?

This blog is, in part, a reflection of a facet of who I am. That is, I’m very much from and about Los Angeles and, throughout the city, I drink coffee. How much do I love coffee? So much that often my last thought at night is that in the morning I get to have…