Wednesday, August 19, 2009

50 things to do in L.A.

1) Cocktail punch at the Radio Room in The Edison
2) Chili dog from
Pink’s - DONE3) Rattlesnake and rabbit with jalapeno at Wurstkuche
4) Korean short ribs taco from Kogi BBQ taco truck
5)
Great Los Angeles Walk
6) Ajo Garlic Ramen at
Ramenya
7) Sour Kraut Cocktail from Copa d’Oro
8) Red velvet cupcake from
Sprinkles - DONE
9) Singing Elvis at
Palms Thai
10)
Churro from churro cart at Disneyland
11)
Junk food dessert platter at Simon LA
12) Dessert tasting menu at
Providence
13) Classic martini at
Musso & Frank Grill
14) Roasted bone marrow at
Church & State
15) Pedal boat at
Echo Park Lake
16) Bowling and $4 cocktails at
Shatto 39 Lanes
17) Kobe-style beef at
Park’s BBQ
18)
Mulholland Drive from 405 to 101
19) Medicina Latina at
Malo
20)
Father’s Office burger
21) Maple bacon doughnut at
Nickel Diner
22)
Mashti Malone’s lavender ice cream
23)
Red Line Metro barhop - DONE
24) Live music at
Spaceland
25)
Magic Mojito at Bar Centro at the Bazaar by Jose Andres
26) Wine tour through
San Antonio Winery
27) Sample everything at
Scoops ice cream
28)
Bike from Santa Monica to Hermosa Beach and back
29) Mochi from
Mikawaya Little Tokyo
30) Broiled San Francisco stuffed French toast at
Starling Diner
31) Mojito sampler jelly shots at
Bar Nineteen12
32) High Tea at
Royal/T
33) Pimp your own burger at the
Counter in Santa Monica
34) Carne asada burrito from Tacos Tumbras A Tomas at
Grand Central Market
35) Diddy Riese Chocolate Chip Cookies
36) Ride the mechanical bull at Saddle Ranch and have a premium
SR AMF
37) Greyhound Proper at
Hungry Cat
38) Blue cheese fries at
Pete’s Cafe and Bar
39)
L.A. Conservancy’s Historic Core walking tour
40)
21+ screenings at the ArcLight
41) Secret beef feast at
Totoraku
42)
Moonlight Rollerway
43)
Bartender’s Choice at Comme Ca
44) Tomato, mozzarella, sausage, salami, bacon & guanciale pizza at
Pizzeria Mozza
45) Ride the
Pacific Ferris Wheel at Santa Monica Pier
46)
Late-night Danger dogs
47) Bet on a horse at
Santa Anita racetrack - DONE
48) Loco Moco (foie gras loco moco, quail egg, spam, hamburger) at
Animal
49) Blood & Sand cocktail at
Tiki Ti
50) Tea and a stroll through
Huntington Gardens
51) Drive
Sunset Boulevard from Echo Park to PCH in a convertible
52) Double chocolate croissant pudding with Jack Daniels sauce at
Milk
53)
Hike from Fern Dell Drive to Mt. Hollywood, stopping at Griffith Observatory - DONE54) Meatball sandwich from Bay Cities Deli
55) Scorpion cocktail at
Hop Louie
56)
Magic Castle
57) Scoe’s No. 2 at
Roscoe’s Chicken & Waffles - DONE
58)
L.A. Conservancy’s Last Remaining Seats
59)
Philippe’s French Dip with hot mustard - DONE
60) Dim sum at
Empress Pavilion in Chinatown
61) Remember the Maine at the
Varnish
62) Omakase dinner at
Urasawa
63) LA Phil concert at
Walt Disney Concert Hall
64) Pool party at
Standard Rooftop Bar
65) Quarter chicken with side of garlic sauce at
Zankou Chicken
66) Goddess spa treatment at
Olympic Spa
67)
Vodbox at Nic’s Martini Lounge
68) Turkey dinner at
Clifton’s Cafeteria, don’t forget the green jello
69)
Los Angeles Marathon
70) Marty & Elayne at
Dresden Room - DONE
71) Coleslaw and sourdough toast at
Original Pantry
72)
Real Black Dahlia Tour by Esotouric
73) Ninotchka at
Bar Lubitsch
74) Stay in a bungalow at
Chateau Marmont
75)
Auntie Em’s Market dinner
76) Sunday wine tastings at
Silverlake Wine
77) Grilled cheese night at
Campanile
78) Power lunch at the
Polo Lounge
79) Cadillac Margarita at
El Cholo
80) Courtside at a Lakers game
81)
Angel City Derby Girls Tournament
82) Box seats at
Hollywood Bowl summer concert
83)
Dodger Dog at Dodger Stadium
84) Ride the
Good Year blimp
85) Sip mojitos poolside at the
Hotel Roosevelt’s Tropicana Bar
86) Ringside at
Lucha VaVoom
87)
Summer movie at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery
88)
History Walk from Mission San Gabriel to Olvera Street
89) Taro ice cream at
Fosselman’s
90)
Galco’s Soda Pop Shop
91) Apricot & Honey 75 at the
Penthouse during sunset
92)
Angel City Drive-In
93)
Downtown Art Walk
94) Bonfire at
Dockweiler Beach
95) Bingo at
Hamburger Mary’s
96) Karaoke at
Brass Monkey
97) Yee-Mee-Lu “blue drink” at
Good Luck Bar
98) Sunset dinner and horseback riding with
Sunset Ranch
99) American Food & Wine Festival

100) Hike to the top of SandStone Peak