lil gems / by Mira Nguyen

Book/Shop, Temescal
Found J.D. Salinger's Nine Stories in the outdoor sales section, a favorite. Garren waiting patiently outside. 

The sweetest alley hidden on Grand Ave, Oakland
A slice of Italy in the middle of the town. Tina, always embracing being my subject.

P O L L E N, Los Angeles

Behold the turmeric latte. A dreamy Echo Park cafe. For sure a caricature of LA brunch culture but food, service, & atmosphere was ever so lovely.