la day 2
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January 13th, 2008 – by: llmaddox
As we finished up the modern wing, my hunger beat out my interest in the museum’s comprehensive offering. Starving, we headed to Fred 62, a hipster diner in Los Feliz. The retro-styled diner had an extensive selection and my lemongrass soup was good and cheap. Down the street we popped in and out of the areas many thrift stores and book stores. The area was a hipster minefield, though these people did not resemble any hipsters I’ve ever known. Probably too much time in the sun. or too much speed. Though small, Feliz struck me as the most community-like of LA’s neighborhood, with most other areas lacking any cohesion or distinctive markers differentiating themselves from other neighborhoods.
During my trip, I talked to Kim about how sometimes it’s nice to visit several places in a short time-span because it lets me decide if I want to return to the area. Despite some aesthetic aversions and its drive-only terrain, I think I’d like to return to LA and explore it further. And if anyone wants to buy me a second home in Los Olivos, I’m all for it.
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