Tar & Roses Restaurant in Santa Monica

On a recent visit to Santa Monica, I was researching places to eat and stumbled on Tar & Roses which was in the Yelp Top 100 in 2016. Since Yelp is one of my go-to food resources, I knew I had to make the stop at this upscale modern eatery. I can easily say I […]

Santa Monica Pier: LA’s 100 Year Old Carnival Pier

The Santa Monica Pier is one of the most popular attractions in Los Angeles County. As the end point for Route 66 and the iconic pier with the Ferris Wheel and rides, it is easy to see why it is so popular. I for one don’t go very often because of the crowds, but if […]

Father’s Office: Epic Burgers in Los Angeles

As a huge fan of a good burger I had heard about this place tons of times over the last couple years, but I never seemed to make it to Santa Monica and try it; finally I happened to go through right and diner time so I got to give it a try. I have […]

Murphy’s Ranch: Abandoned Nazi Camp in Santa Monica

Update June 2016 – Oddity Odysseys went and found the barn and powerhouse still there but boarded up. You can see the video they made here. Update Feb 2016 – There are rumors that it will be torn down on February 23, 2016. If this is something you want to see, make sure to visit it before it […]

Dk Donuts and Bakery in Santa Monica

I am a firm believer in the phrase “Don’t judge a book by its cover,” and DK Donuts 18 (where are the other 17 cause I want to go to them!) in Santa Monica is a perfect example of this. I pulled up to this donut shop after reading the favorable Yelp reviews and when I arrived and […]