12.7.10

Stop and taste the roses.

This message above was the start of my lunch date with my grandma and I at The Camp in Costa Mesa. I would say it's genius how they put a different message on each parking spot. Our first stop for the day was Native Foods, which is a lovely organic/ vegan/ vegetarian restaurant with an incredible menu. You will definitely get my recommendation to this place.
This is my grandma in heaven with the peanut butter parfait I made her try, because it is oh-so-delicious! We completely shared the same reaction to it.
One of the most gorgeous little creations I have ever laid eyes on with rose petals trickled across a fluffy creme colored frosting. It hardly looks edible, though I can officially say I ate actual roses for the first time this day. I'll admit, I'd rather look at them than eat them though. Definitely an interesting first time experience with this cardamon rose cupcake, and surprisingly delicious. 
After we filled ourselves with organic-deliciousness, and I decided that buying the restaurant's cookbook is a must, we drove a ways down to San Juan Capistrano mission, specifically for the summer course I'm taking.
 The architecture and the gardens there were absolutely stunning. It is bizarre that this was all built two centuries ago.
I actually had my red boater had on earlier in the day, but after my grandma insisted that I looked like I was heading to a derby, I decided to leave it behind in the car to avoid any odd judgments to accompany my her's.
 
 So the moral of my long, image heavy post is: "eat your vegetables."

currently listening to: i wanna be your dog- the stooges

12 comments:

Jen said...

i'm so in love with the way you wore that scarf! and all that food looks delicious. the idea of putting little messages in each parking spot is adorable :)

Sara Lynn said...

These pictures are amazing and the food looks just as good! I love the outfit! The scarf is too cute :)

Becky said...

Great pictures! You look so good! ♥

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Mamushka Marie said...

oh my it's so lovely. the architecture is goooorgeous! love the way you wore your scarf too, and i bet the boater hat was adorable! :)
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the Citizen Rosebud said...

great pictures! i personally love rosewater flavored desserts. yum! your grandma looks a bit like my mom. so i love her!

Heather Yarnell said...

Wow wow wow - amazing photos!

esercizidistile said...

peanut butter parfait!! I could die for it! I love peanut butter!!

Carmen said...

Pretty photos, your scarf is so cute!

Carmen.xx.

Carmen said...

Pretty photos, your scarf is so cute!

Carmen.xx.

Isquisofrenia said...

your too cute girl, your style is so rad and i just opened my shop too .
and one more thing i used to live in anaheim hahha how funny is that.
your awesome so its your blog!

Sarah said...

Such a cute look! I love this white dress with the bright accessories!

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Jessica said...

Everything about this post is lovely! Especially your adorable look!

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