Los Angeles

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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Los Angeles

Anniversary Shoot with Koman Photography

Malibu Beach California engagement shoot.

As a few of you know, Matt and I celebrated our first wedding anniversary on July 4th! If you missed the massive outfit round up from our celebratory trip to Cabo San Lucas, you can still catch it here. Personally, I don’t think any celebration can be complete without a few photos but I’m guessing that doesn’t surprise you. So, I convinced Matt that it would be a good idea to do a “quick” anniversary shoot! On the hottest day on record in Los Angeles (it was triple digits), Matt and I met up with John from Koman Photography to snap a few shots. We were totally sweating on each other during the shoot but hey, what haven’t you see one year into marriage? Not much.

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