Red O Restaurant: Scrumptious in Santa Monica

Red O Restaurant: Scrumptious in Santa Monica

Red O Restaurant opened last week at 1541 Ocean Avenue in Santa Monica and is ready for you! The distinguished and delightful Mexican cuisine by Chef Rick Bayless was outstanding. It was a marvelous meal with stellar service and fantastic friends. You may be familiar with the restaurant’s other locations on Melrose Avenue in West Hollywood … Continued

Culver City: Eating at Sāmbār is like traveling to India

I loved dining at Sāmbār in Culver City. Eating here reminded me of my three months of travel in India–see the 57 videos below from my 130+ hours of travel on the public bus all over the subcontinent. The tastes and smells brought back memories of incredible meals because the food here is authentic and tasty. It … Continued

July 2015: Inspiration Winners & WSGT Updates

FROM THE JULY NEWS for We Said Go Travel: Inspiration Writing Contest winners! AND THE WINNERS ARE: First Place Winner:  Stephen Fabes, Don’t Look Down in Bolivia Second Place Winner: Christina Mehriary, Marine Eyes in Iraq Third Place Winner: Sheefa Kasar, Fulwa, India Honorable Mentions: Nitya Pandy: Right across the river in Nepal Jamie Williams: Taking the Stairs in the USA Robin Bortner: Beautiful Ugly Rome, … Continued

Tempted by Tart? Sleep with the Farmer’s Daughter!

Yes I did sleep at the Farmer’s Daughter Hotel. I did not get to swim with the ducks but I will go back to do that! I decided to taste the new tempting summer creations at Tart restaurant and Chef Keith does not disappoint. I loved the grilled trout. I highly recommend it but honestly … Continued

Santa Monica: Celebrate at The Little Door

I loved celebrating at The Little Door in Santa Monica! The setting is beautiful and relaxing. Sul and the entire team took great care of us. I cannot wait to return and try more wonderful choices. The gluten free chocolate souffle was a real treat at the end of this fantastic meal. We ate: ZUCCHINI … Continued

Winners: Inspiration Travel Writing Contest 2015

Thank you to all the writers who participated in the We Said Go Travel 2015 Inspiration Writing Contest! The 2015 Independence Travel Writing Contest Entries are being published now. The Gratitude Travel Writing Contest will open on September 11, 2015. I appreciate everyone who has read, shared and participated in all of my contests. Thank you very … Continued

The Iran Nuclear Agreement: What should Congress do?

Growing up an American Jew in Los Angeles, I was always told if you ask three Jews a question, you will get four opinions. Last Friday night, I went to shabbat services at Stephen Wise Temple. I began by reading the words below from Rabbi Joshua Knobel about Pioneers and the weekly parsha. Then, I … Continued

An L.A. Foodie Discovers Culinary Boston

Somewhere between my third oyster and my umpteenth, soaking up the summer sun on the back of a boat in the middle of Boston Harbor, I got it. Or maybe it was on the Green Monster, overlooking the game-day festivities on Yawkey Way as the Sox took batting practice. Then again, it could have been … Continued

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