Gone Fishin’ in Los Angeles

June 27, 2011 by

My dad’s patio, where I had breakfast this morning listening to the birds and a little traffic.

I’ve gone fishin’…not for fish, but for ideas. I’m here in Los Angeles, where I attended Dwell on Design, tasted lasagne cupcakes from Heirloom, a food truck where we had to have our car valet parked–only in LA, and a first for me. I experienced some new designer furniture and accessories at The Design Truck, a mobile design gallery that parks curbside with a different food truck at each stop. The traveling shop is the creation of designer duo Brendan Ravenhill and Chris Adamick, who are to furniture design what gourmet food trucks are to street dining.

Lasagne Cupcakes from Heirloom LA’s food truck.

Lasagne cupcakes, short rib tacos, then a stroll next door to the Design Truck…

My Design Truck purchase: Brendan Ravenhill’s bottle opener

Kelly Lamb’s hanging planters and  Apollo Designs’s Sake Bomb.

Chris Adamick’s Chic Stools at Design Truck.

Today I am off to the Brentwood Country Mart to sample the food at FarmShop and enjoy the gorgeous weather until my flight lifts off tomorrow for New York. Stay tuned for what I am bringing back for you from the Left Coast…


  1. victoria lyon said:

    Lasagne cupcakes …yum! I hope you picked up a take-out menu to bring home with more fun food concepts to share!

    — June 28, 2011 @ 08:07

  2. Annie Haven | Authentic Haven Brand said:

    How fun is that and so yummmy looking too Thank you for the great shares and in LA just up to just up the road from me 60 miles or so!

    — June 28, 2011 @ 09:18

  3. Loree / plant lust said:

    Design Truck! I love it….Portland needs this.

    — June 28, 2011 @ 11:50

  4. Gail said:

    I love Heirloom! Received some frozen for Christmas last year. Great that you had a chance to taste them.

    — June 28, 2011 @ 12:08

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