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Posts tagged ‘California’

Palm Springs/Palm Desert….with Kids…

Palm Springs getaway!!!!  With kids… Read more

Los Angeles, I Can’t Quit You – Spring 2017

Hi, yeah I’m back in Los Angeles again.  Well, it’s just way more FUN. Read more

Days of Heaven – Los Angeles Winter 2016

Every day being back in Los Angeles has been every bit as dreamy as I expected it to be. Read more

Arrival in Los Angeles Winter 2016

The idea of flying solo with a toddler + baby made me want to break out in hives, but we made it! Read more

Baby’s Arrival in Los Angeles!

La-La-Land we have arrived!  A long awaited trip for baby Langdon + I to glorious Southern California!!! Read more

Painting, Caulking, Building…

Still painting!!!  But now Jeff is around to help me (do most of the work)!!!! Read more

Canucks Down South!!!!

Yesterday my mom + I took a drive down south to Encinitas to visit our Canadian friends Steve + Liz in their new home in dreamy Encinitas!!!! Read more

Punch it, Los Angeles!!!

Guess what?  I’m finally in Los Angeles.  And guess who came along with me?  Jeffrey Andrew Keith Fayle.  Yep, that’s right.  Believe it.  Jeff doesn’t start his new job for another week, so he decided to squeeze a SoCal trip in.  Also, it’s mostly because I think he knew I’d be inconsolable + despondent facing the reality of brown, smoggy Los Angeles alone.  Codependent much????

Eew.  Flat + brown.

My mom + dad came to pick us up at LAX which is always a joy to see their faces after a long trip.  The weather would be considered warm by Canadian standards, but my mom was wearing a mohair sweater.

For dinner we decided to take our chances at Sushi Gen in my Little Tokyo neighborhood.  I’ve been there a couple of times, but haven’t been back in a long time even though they are located right next to my condo due to their long waits.  My dad has been dying to eat here for ages, being the foodie that he is. They are considered one of the best sushi restaurants in Los Angeles.  Luckily, we arrived early enough + we were seated right away in a booth!  Score!!!! 

 

 

 

My mom + I got the Chirashi Deluxe.  Chirashi is something you get at a sushi restaurant when you’re too tired to pick out what you want because it’s a smorgasbord of sashimi on top of a bed of rice.  It was the best sushi we’ve all ever had!!!!  Look at how gorgeous!  Fresh!

 

 

 

 

 

 

At the end of dinner my parents punched it.  In Nishino family translation that means, “I do say, that dinner was a culinary masterpiece!!!”  They’re so hilarious, so I made them pose for my dad’s signature gesture.  A really nice way to be welcomed home.   http://www.sushigenla.com/