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Happy 2012!

Happiest happy new year!

What an eventful year 2011 was for me: I tried my first case in the clinic I was in at law school, I graduated law school, I moved to California with R, I took and passed the bar, I was sworn into the California State Bar making me an actual real lawyer, I got a new job, and I started this blog.  Whew.  I’m excited to see what 2012 brings!

The end of 2011 was lovely.  R and I had a special first Christmas Eve dinner together.

Roast crispy duck with soy sauce, honey, molasses glaze.

The combination of a very long trip to Best Buy on Christmas Eve and a still partially frozen duck even after it had been thawing in the fridge for three days pushed back dinner to 10:30pm.  R was such a gentleman though and didn’t complain one bit even though I know he was probably starving.  I followed the instructions from The Hungry Mouse.  It was good, but some parts were a bit dry.  The legs were awesome though and now I got a big jar of duck fat in the fridge I’m dying to cook with.

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Brunch without bloodys is just lunch.

Good morning!  First, a quick administrative note: I changed the settings so you no longer have to register to comment.  Now you can comment as much as your heart desires!  A good morning, it is!  Am I right?

Yesterday, after fully taking advantage of daylights waking up at 6am and lounging around in bed for several hours while it rained, once the sun came back out we headed to brunch at bld in West Hollywood / Mid-City West (not sure what natives call that neighborhood; I just go by what Yelp and Google tell me).  A buddy told me I should go to Urth Cafe in WeHo (that’s, apparently, what folks call West Hollywood) for some good food and celebrity sightings, but it sounded a bit too chaotic for me.

Breakfast, spicy (but anorexic) bloodys, and coffee at bld.

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