Some Southern California Things

Some tasty tacos from Taco Azteca on Verdugo Rd. across the street from Glendale High School in Glendale.

Steak tacos and chicken tacos. Delish!

Steak tacos and chicken tacos. Delish!

One of my faves, Deluca’s Deli in The Americana At Brand.

CousCous salad, caprese salad, and bean and tuna salad. Deluca's Deli, Glendale, CA

CousCous salad, caprese salad, and bean and tuna salad. Deluca's Deli, Glendale, CA

Greek salad, tuna and white bean salad, and calamari salad, Deluca's Deli, Glendale, CA

Greek salad, tuna and white bean salad, and calamari salad, Deluca's Deli, Glendale, CA

The Oinkster in Eagle Rock:

Little piggies at The Oinkster, Eagle Rock, Los Angeles, CA

Little piggies at The Oinkster, Eagle Rock, Los Angeles, CA

Yummy cheeseburger and tasty fries at The Oinkster, Eagle Rock, Los Angeles, CA

Yummy cheeseburger and tasty fries at The Oinkster, Eagle Rock, Los Angeles, CA

I spent 4th of July weekend in Laguna Beach.

Waiting to take the trolly downtown.

Waiting to take the trolly downtown.

My brother Chris and his friends getting ready to watch fireworks.

My brother Chris and his friends getting ready to watch fireworks.

We went to the soft opening of Katsuya, which just opened in Laguna.

Fancy cocktail at Katsuya, Laguna Beach.

Fancy cocktail at Katsuya, Laguna Beach.

Watermelon cocktails and various sushi at Katsuya, Laguna Beach.

Watermelon cocktails, excellent chicken salad, and various sushi at Katsuya, Laguna Beach.

I love the ginger cocktails at Katsuya at The Americana, but they didn’t have it at the Laguna one. Oh well. The place is really pretty, and fun and airy feeling. I am not really into traditional sushi but the sushi there is very modern with lots of sauces and other things on it so I liked it.