Whenever business or appointments take me down to Los Angeles it’s usually on the west side. Since I’m always zipping around trying to get home before rush hour and downtown is quite the trek from life on the west side— I’m rarely ever in that part of town.
I had the chance to experience downtown Los Angeles during the design conference I attended this week. I was surprised by how much I loved the area.
It was wonderful to be surrounded by old world buildings (old by California standards, anyway), interesting people, great restaurants and a serene mood that I don’t normally associate with Los Angeles, or most major cities for that matter.
I wasn’t planning of finding so much inspiration in this financial, buttoned-up hub.
I came home inspired by the beauty, tastes and people ready to whip up a batch of my macaroons.
Among other mouthwatering treats…