Chicken & Waffle Showdown: Gladys Knight’s (ATL) vs. Roscoe’s (LA)

I’ve already traveled the length of the United States just to eat a burger; this time I was motivated by a different type of food. The origin of Chicken & Waffles as a food pairing is somewhat unknown. We know Thomas Jefferson is credited with bringing back a waffle iron from France in 1790 (clearly his greatest accomplishment) but … Continue reading

Battle L.A. Kinda Sucked. Seeing 2 Lead Singers and 3 Movie Stars Didn’t.

Only in Hollywood can “seeing a movie on a Tuesday night” turn into so much more. To think that I almost didn’t go out because it was “late”. Who am I? This whole career thing lurks behind the scenes seizing every opportunity to force feed me crazy things like responsibility and other old people stuff. … Continue reading

Holy Smokes Batman! An Electrical Fire!

Tonight we celebrate the three month anniversary of the Great Fire of 2011. You haven’t heard of the Great Fire of 2011 you say? Oh my! Sit down and buckle up kids. Daddy’s got a story to tell. It all started with a lamp… we guess. Technically it all started as just another Friday, I … Continue reading

The Characters of the Metro Blue Line through Compton

As my time living in Long Beach comes to a close I am beginning to get a bit nostalgic about all the memories I have had during the past 5 months. Besides the many adventures to city fairs and beachside eateries to explore the culinary delights that I have yet to write about, some of … Continue reading