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Monthly Archives: October 2005

Diabetes- Visiting (1308)

Written on October 16, 2005 at 12:25 am, by

Huell doesn’t have to travel far to find the most compelling and groundbreaking information available about obesity and diabetes in children for his new one-hour special. Dr. Francine R. Kaufman, author of “Diabesity: The Obesity-Diabetes Epidemic That Threatens America–And What We Must Do to Stop It” is the head of the Center for Diabetes at  Continue Reading »

Tiki- Visiting (1310)

Written on October 16, 2005 at 12:22 am, by

Huell heads to Whittier and finds a unique company that specializes in Polynesian decor. Carved wood tikis, thatch umbrellas and bamboo fencing are just a few of the items they have on hand, which look as though they’ve come directly from the South Pacific. www.oceanicarts.net 562-698-6960 2005

CABoom- Visiting (1307)

Written on October 16, 2005 at 12:20 am, by

Huell attends CABoom, a first-of-its-kind festival and trade show focusing on contemporary architecture and design in Los Angeles. www.caboomfest.com 2005

Amir’s Garden- Visiting (1306)

Written on October 16, 2005 at 12:18 am, by

Once barren, but now planted with trees and shrubs, Amir’s Garden in Griffith Park is an oasis. Huell visits and learns about the garden and the devotion of its creator. www.AmirsGarden.org 2005

Australian Football- Visiting (1305)

Written on October 15, 2005 at 6:51 pm, by

Huell’s off to Fort Irwin to find an unlikely sports team—The Mojave Greens Australian Football Club. www.mojavegreens.com 2005

Venice Beach- Visiting (1304)

Written on October 15, 2005 at 6:50 pm, by

Huell finds out why Venice Beach is such an popular attraction for both tourists and locals alike. He watches paddle tennis, volleyball and meets the “tree man.”  2005

Ferguson’s Shells- Visiting (1217)

Written on October 15, 2005 at 6:45 pm, by

Huell’s off to Ferguson’s Marine Specialties in Wilmington, owned and operated by Ralph Ferguson and his daughter, Lupe. Once inside he is literally surrounded by beautiful seashells from all over the world. Ferguson’s has a wonderful, authentic, old-time feel to it. Ferguson’s Marine Specialties 310-835-0811 2005

Produce and Floral Expo- Visiting (1216)

Written on October 15, 2005 at 6:42 pm, by

Huell steps into The Fresh Produce & Floral Council Expo, an exciting one-day show filled with over 170 exhibits and attended by produce and floral professionals from every part of the industry.  2005

Ethiopian Food- Visiting (1215)

Written on October 15, 2005 at 6:38 pm, by

Huell returns to Little Ethiopia in Los Angeles and samples vegetarian cuisine at Rahel Ethiopian Restaurant and a traditional Ethiopian dinner at Meals By Genet . His food adventure continues with a stop at Casa Diaz, a family-owned restaurant on Hollywood Boulevard. Rahel Ethiopian Cuisine 1047 South Fairfax Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90019 323-937-8401 Meals  Continue Reading »

Mr. Baguette- Visiting (1214)

Written on October 15, 2005 at 6:35 pm, by

Huell samples Vietnamese sandwiches at a shop in Rosemead which makes its own high-quality ham and headcheese and steamed pork loaves served on its own baguettes. And then he’s off to L’Artisan du Chocolat, a Los Angeles chocolate maker. Mr. Baguette 8702 E. Valley Blvd., Rosemead, CA 626-288-9166 L’Artisan du Chocolat 3364 W. First St.  Continue Reading »