Los Angeles, California ... I need a double-dipped lamb and some macaroni salad VERY soon ;-)

10 Best Sandwiches in Los Angeles

Farmer's Market, Los Angeles, California (I remember it just like this!)

Los Angeles County Fair (1962), Pomona, California

Jae Bu Do, Koreatown. You gotta get one of the seafood combos (A, B, or C) and be sure to save room for knife-cut noodles at the end!

sockerbit candy store los angeles!

Helms Bakery on Venice Blvd, a Los Angeles landmark. And, yes, I remember the trucks that delivered wonderful fresh-baked bread and other goodies "Daily to Your Door" (until 1971). Wish they still did it!

A wonderful view of LA from the Griffith Observatory

Meals by Genet

Mr. Churro, Chinatown. You gotta get the cajeta-filled churro.

Honey's Kettle, Compton. You gotta get the fried chicken and biscuits.

The Uni is amazing

Umami Burgers $40 (w/ appetizer and drinks) 850 S La Brea Ave Los Angeles, CA 90036 (323) 931-3000 http://www.umami.com/umami-burger/

Jitlada Thai Food - largest menu ever of the best thai food! best kept secret of Hollywood even tho it's been around forever! 5233 Sunset Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90027 (323) 663-3104

Chicken Fajitas (for two) from Los Arcos, Nashville

10 Best Ramen Shops in Los Angeles

OB Bear, Koreatown. You gotta get the spicy chicken wings, twice-fried and lacquered in a sweet chili sauce.

Milk - Dessert Shop $20 7290 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036 323 939 6455 http://www.themilkshop.com/

Redwood Bar & Grill

Expect long lines.