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Vegan Yes, Granola No

I must admit, I did a bit of a double take when I saw this industrial-chic new storefront on the corner of SE Stark and 28th. Long a coffee shop, the small spot had a new flat black paint job and slick block lettering. The appearance alone was enough to […]

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Hotel Dispatch: The Palihotel

Affordable, boutique and hip–this eclectic-urban hideaway is just what West Hollywood needed. Lets just say if you like the style of the Ace Hotel franchise you’ll love the Palihotel. The jewel-toned lobby feels like the den of a wealthy horseman. Rooms feature plush couches, comfy beds and simple schoolhouse style […]

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High Class Hooch in Utah

  Utah’s first “legal” distillery since the 1870’s, High West honors the state’s surprisingly rich distilling history. The restaurant, saloon and distillery is housed in a restored historic stable and victorian home. The painstaking renovation was done impeccably and maintains the original integrity and feel of each structure while adding […]

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Hotel Dispatch: El Diablo y la Sandia

  This charming bed and breakfast is an intrepid traveler’s dream hotel. The open air dining area and tastefully decorated rooms make it a great home base. You’ll spend most of your time exploring Oaxaca though, thanks to owner Maria Crespo’s complete locals list of what to see and do. […]

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Prep Kitchen-Little Italy

Whisknladle Hospitality’s newest restaurant is Prep Kitchen Little Italy. The restaurant serves the same great seasonal comfort food you’ve come to expect from their outposts in La Jolla and Del Mar, except this time it comes with an expanded space and a full bar serving craft cocktails. I’m convinced the […]