Friday Five: 5 Best Vegetarian Friendly Restaurants in Los Angeles

Jenna Colgrove of Visions of Vogue at Gracias Madre - a plant based vegan restaurant in Los Angeles.

So I probably should have written about the 5 best vegetarian restaurants in Los Angeles while I lived there. But lately, I’ve found myself missing the food more than ever. I’ve also been missing the weather but that’s a whole different story. If you don’t already know, I’m vegan-ish. Chicago eats just aren’t the same. There are a lot less juice bars and a lot more pizza places. That’s no surprise. Before I get to the list, here is what happened this week on the blog:

Let’s get back to LA. Oh, LA. After living there for over a decade, this list of restaurants comes out on top every time. When we are traveling to a new place, I’m always scanning for plant based restaurants. Sometimes, it can be a struggle. So for my fellow vegetarians and/or people just looking for a healthy meal at a super trendy spot, I wanted to round up this list! We try a good balance of places since Matt is definitely a meat eater (he’s a Midwest boy through and through). We’ll go to a spot he wants to visit but he’ll always throw in a vegetarian-friendly or vegan place too. Here is the list!

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How to Style a Cozy Corner

Tips on how to style your home in grey and gold.

Let’s talk about how to style a cozy corner. For those of us still living in an apartment, real estate is limited. Literally. So while we might not be able to redesign a bedroom every month, we can take on a smaller project. One of my favorite spaces to create is a cozy corner. How many of you like to curl up in a cozy chair with a good book? Or maybe you use this chair as a depository for all your clothing (like me). Either way, taking a small part of any room and turning it into an inviting area is a way to refresh your decor.

Here are the basic elements that I used to create this space in our second bedroom! I first got the idea while browsing chairs at Kathy Kuo. If you’re new to Kathy Kuo Home, take a look at their blog. I guarantee you will fall in love after one post. They’re launching a design service this summer where you can get tips directly from their team of designers! Meanwhile, there are lots of great tips you can take and repurpose toward whatever home improvement project you happen to be working on. There are also tons of styles from French Country to Modern. Every piece is hand selected by their product team in person so you know the quality is there.

There are so many stunning pieces that sparked an itch to create more home content. I’m always switching up (small) things around the house so I don’t get bored. If you missed our living room refresh for spring, you can check it out here. Lots of color in that one! Read on for my cozy corner essentials!

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His and Hers Shoes for Spring with Rockport

*Sponsored by Zappos x Rockport

Sanctuary floral wrap dress and a Jared Lang yellow polo.

On him: Rockport Jaxson Wingtip

On her: Total Motion Perforated Bootie

Last time Matt and I did a couples shoot, so much was different. We were still living 2,000 miles apart which is crazy to think about. I have to say, I like this time a lot better. That said, there is one thing that is similar between these posts. We’re sharing Rockport shoes for him and her again with you guys! Y’all always ask for Matt to make more appearances here! Even though Matt told me he was retiring after this miserably cold shoot back in December, apparently 50 degree temperatures change his mind…

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Mustard Yellow Dress at the Langham Chicago with Dosh

Jenna Colgrove at the Langham in Chicago wearing a Privacy Please Delta dress in mustard yellow.

Mustard Yellow Dress | Audrina Ankle Strap Espadrille Sandals | Structured Trapeze Back | Tortoise Sunglasses | State Necklace | Red Fringe Earrings (so many cute colors!) | Marble Cocktail Ring (only $25!) | Lipstick in ‘Ruby Woo’

I’m super excited to share something different with you guys today! It’s the launch of an app called Dosh. These days, it seems like you can do everything from your phone. Navigate, pay for your groceries at the market, turn the thermostat down in your home… it’s crazy! But let’s bring it back to what matters to most of us girls: shopping: Whether you’re looking for a cute dress for wedding season or to book your next vacation, you want to make sure you get the best deal. Who doesn’t? Dosh is a new app on your smartphone that lets you do that.

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