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Yamashiro Restaurant

Feb 28th, 2011 | By | Category: The Hills Filming Locations

Last Monday night, the Grim Cheaper and I headed out to fave restaurant Yamashiro in Hollywood to grab some drinks to celebrate the six month anniversary of our wedding.  I can hardly believe that it has already been six months, by the way.  While in some ways it feels as if my wedding took place a lifetime ago, in many ways it seems as if it all occurred just yesterday.  Anyway, while I have blogged about Yamashiro once before, back in February of 2008, my […]



Descanso Gardens

May 27th, 2009 | By | Category: Movie Locations

This past weekend I dragged my fiance and my parents out to stalk Descanso Gardens in La Canada Flintridge – another location that I discovered thanks to my new favorite stalking book.  The 160 acre botanical garden has been featured in countless movies and television shows over the years and is also a popular wedding venue. 

E. Manchester Boddy (pronounced “Boh-dee”) first purchased the property now known as Descanso Gardens in 1937 to build a home for his family.  Besides being the owner and publisher of the Los Angeles […]



Yamashiro Restaurant – Looking Down on All of Hollywood!

Feb 11th, 2008 | By | Category: Movie Locations

On Saturday, my boyfriend took me to dinner at a former Japanese palace called Yamashiro, located in Hollywood – 250 feet above Hollywood Boulevard, to be exact. The restaurant has the most amazing views of Hollywood and surrounding LA that I have ever seen and it was a pretty incredible place to spend an evening – and the food was absolutely yummy! And, need I mention, Yamashiro has also served as a backdrop for countless movie and TV productions.
Yamashiro, which means “Mountain […]