Oxford Palace Hotel
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... chose K24.
I chose from the 'test kitchen' page of the menu and had a garden fritata. Lots of roasted vegies in a fritata about 20cm across and 5cm thick. It was really good. Marie had a BLT sandwich on rye. She had a watermelon juice cocktail and I had a glass of Californian pinot noir. It was nice sitting out in the sun watching the Sunday crowd (mostly gay men) promenading up and down Santa Monica ...
... WTF?! Sadly, no time for a French dipped sandwich at Philippes. After the hertz debacle, we had timed tour tickets at the Warner brothers studio to get to and got stuck in the famous LA traffic. Spent a few hours on the same studio lot that Charles Sheen is banned from! Where the movie and TV stars come and go everyday... Well every other day. I picked Sunday like a big ...
... we bemusedly trundled off to get Chinese food. I feel like a lot of people think US portions are all ridiculously supersized. I've not found this to be true on the whole, only really in drinks sizes, I don't know if this is because of Morgan Spurlock and Super Size Me or what. However, this place in Chinatown flipped the finger at the obesity crisis and gave us an enormous portion of Chinese food. I got chicken chow mein. I ate it all. It was delicious. The final day in ...
... and there were some magicians there doing some ammmmmazing magic tricks. I love Magic so I was hooked! There was a band playing and it was open mic night, my god the people that got up to sing were incredible, we felt like we were at a free concert. LA's undiscovered music talent was our gain!
Many margaritas later around 1am we decided we should probably head home as we couldn't bear the thought of another horrid hangover.
... we waited for another 50 minutes before we decided to try to call the company from the phone box outside the airport. I would have tried to call earlier if we had credit on our mobiles but neither of us do we both still have our New Zealand SIM cards. As I walked over to the phone box rummaging through my purse I realised I was 1 cent short of being able to make a local call which felt like a real kick in the teeth. I saw Jake had found another roadrunner shuttle bus ...
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