Swinging Doors — Los Angeles Beer Map and History on National Beer Day

As someone who loves a good holiday, I tend to ignore most of the dumb ones. You know the ones -- the dumb daily dumb food-related days created by grocery store trade publications (e.g. National Shrimp Day, National Shrimp Scampi Day, and National Fried Shrimp Day) or those "wacky" ones presumably invented by and for … Continue reading Swinging Doors — Los Angeles Beer Map and History on National Beer Day

No Enclave — Kitsch and Kultur: Exploring SoCal Bavaria

Diversity has long been part of the fabric of Los Angeles and Southern California. Humans first arrived here¬†at least 13,000 years ago and more than¬†twenty Native American nations made their home here before the Spanish Conquest. The Spanish pueblo of Los Angeles was itself founded by people of Native, African, European, and mixed ancestries and … Continue reading No Enclave — Kitsch and Kultur: Exploring SoCal Bavaria