I’m all for the relaxing spa getaway for a sumptuous, lingering massage, but sometimes, especially during the workweek, I’m aching for a quick fix. I gave Zubio Massage Studio in Crocker Galleria a whirl the other day, despite prior reservations about the seemingly random “seated massages” I’ve spotted people getting on their lunch breaks at a mall kiosk or inside an airport terminal. My gut instinct is always a) I doubt I’d feel very relaxed getting massage so out in public like that and b) hmmm, what exactly are the credentials of these people selling Mc-Rubdowns at the bargain rate of a dollar a minute?
My current three local BLT faves are each a little different in scope and genre:
Liverpool Lil's BLT with avocado.
1. Liverpool Lil’s version is simple and down-home, with basic sliced bread and the always-nice addition of avocado.
"Regarde" by Gabriela Morawetz courtesy of The Committee
of 100 for Tibet & The Dalai Lama Foundation
To celebrate the launch of the newly refurbished Hotel Kubuki in Japantown, hotelier Joie De Vivre threw a lavish Japanese-inspired gathering on Thursday, November 15. Guests were treated to an array of samplings from the boutique hotel’s brand new adjoining restaurant O Izakaya Lounge.
Unfortunately, I'm not.
Instead, I'm here to give you an update on the gingerbread barn we're working on at the Palace Hotel (along with chef Russell), for their annual gingerbread competition, which I know you're absolutely dying to hear more about.
Very small photo of Jessica
helping with our very
big gingerbread barn.
Margo at the Wedding; courtesy of Paramount Vantage
Hey fabulous film friends, here are some groovy film picks happening around your neighborhood. Check in next week for another exciting installment of the Reel. Until next time kids, be bad and get into trouble baby.*
Film Happenings Around Town
• Hannah Takes the Stairs (2007) Dir. Swanberg - Red Vic
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