Month: December 2014

Traveler’s Picks

Traveler’s Picks

by Micah P. Hinson

He’s one of the most dramatic songwriters from the West, part of Texas creative scene. His voice echoes in your chest and his skinny body frame escapes any cliché. Ten years after Micah P. Hinson and the Gospel of Progress, Micah is still in his 30 and is married to “the” young wife to whom he proposed at the end of one of his concerts…

Neptune’s Net

Neptune’s Net

Los Angeles, USA

Neptune’s Net is not a restaurant, nor a diner or a fast food. Neptune’s Net is a meeting place, an institution, and it is part of history for residents, surfers, Harley riders on the move, and for whom has lost their heart to Malibu. It is a wooden hut on the Ventura stretch of PCH. The first beach in Ventura – with the coming and going of surfboards and waves – is right on the other side of the road. Order boiled crustaceans (shrimps, crabs, lobsters) just with oil and salt, buttered corn on the cob, fish and chips, after swimming in the icy water at sunset. Memories of the West Coast, of a Californian summer, of the ocean.

Cafe Midi

Cafe Midi

Los Angeles, USA

The nostalgic beauty of old Southern California with its warm primary colours, its floral patterns, the relaxed disposition and the generous tasty dishes. A bit of Mexico and a lot of Hawaii. Cafe Midi, on the hippest part of La Brea, is all this. We chose the Crab Cake – crisp crab rissoles with a slightly spicy sauce.

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