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Boiling Point / Hottest of Hot Pots

Boiling Point Hot Pot in Pasadena @ HeySesame.com - Taiwanese Hot Pot I never really knew hot pot until I experienced Boiling Point.  This Taiwanese hot pot chain is mind-blowingly delicious and lives up to all the hype.  While I like sharing, let's not kid around - having the choice of my very own personal hot pot customized to my liking is pretty amazing.  As such, I was pretty excited to check out their newest (...)

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K-ZO / Japanese + French

K-ZO Japanese in Culver City @ HeySesame.com K-ZO was the special spot for my latest celebratory dinner with friends.  It's a Japanese and French fusion restaurant in downtown Culver City.  The name stands for the chef-owner "Keizo Ishiba," who brought together his classical training in both French and Japanese cuisine to create a unique and exciting menu.  It was so extensive that it took us a while to figure out what to get, but we ended (...)

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The Buzz About Honeymee

Honeymee Ice Cream in LA @ HeySesame.com "Honey-mee, Honey-you."  Lately, it's all I've been hearing from my foodie friends, so I had some high-flying expectations when I decided to scope out Honeymee this week.  And I have to say, it lives up to the hype!  I went to their new store on Sawtelle and felt instantly welcomed by the simple cuteness of the decor.  Not sure why I had been imagining a ginormous life-size bumble bee (...)

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Hakata Ramen / Shin-Sen-Gumi LA

Shinsengumi4-2 I consider myself an avid ramen eater.  I'm not the least bit embarrassed that I listed it as my addiction in the About Us section of our blog.  And I continually strive to be as knowledgeable as I can about the ramen culture here in Los Angeles where I live.  By popular demand amongst my close friends who are all too familiar with my love affair with ramen, I will be (...)

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Fashion

1 Dress, 2 Prints / Mari vs. Melynda

Mari or Melynda / One Dress, Two Prints @ HeySesame.com - Club Monaco Dress It's always hard to justify buying two of the same thing.  So when I saw this amazing dress in two different colors, I knew I was in deep trouble.  I really tried to pick just one... but in the end, I came up with too many good reasons to score both!  Wear the printed one as a day dress, and then transition into the black (...)

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Decor

A Modern Classic: The Stylish Bar Cart

A Modern Classic: The Stylish Bar Cart @ HeySesame.com - Gold Target Bar Cart The season of house parties and summer barbeques is upon us, and nothing creates more buzz than a nostalgic Old Hollywood bar cart carrying some festive decor (and wine, of course).  No, I'm not talking cheesy snowman sculptures, I'm referring to modern topiary and some subtle but magical fairy string lights!  Not only does this decor get my guests into a celebratory (...)

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Chair + Painting / 2 Corners

Chair + Painting @ HeySesame.com - Ghost Chair and Modern Art I'm obsessed with accent chairs.  They don't even have to be functional; I just love how they look and the way they liven up the corner of any room.  My apartment in downtown Los Angeles is a modern industrial loft design, so the walls are exposed, heavy concrete cement.  In order to bring life to my space, I've created different and unexpected themes in each (...)

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Midi is the new Maxi

Midi is the new Maxi @ HeySesame.com - Silence + Noise Sedona Midi Dress Say goodbye to dragging your long maxi dress through dust and dirt!  We all know the feeling of having to hike up a long dress to avoid getting our heel stuck or trampling over it.  It's a drag, no pun intended. That's why I'm all about the midi length dresses this season.  They are fun, flowy, and easy to wear.  I (...)

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