Picture being a 20-year-old college student who is eager to taste life. Will it be bitter? Will it be sweet? Who knows? The only thing on your mind is that you can’t wait to do it on your own; without parents, rules, or headaches. Seems like a piece of cake, right? While you’ve gotten your feet wet with attending college, you feel the need to test the waters and study abroad. Now this is the definition of living! That’s exactly what Andrea Bouchuad thought.
When in L.A., it’ll be worth your while to head over to BLVD 16 Restaurant and Lounge in Westwood, which is ensconced in the trendy and sophisticated Palomar Hotel onWilshire Boulevard. Surrounded by a bevy of high-rise residences, BLVD 16 exudes that friendly and familiar neighborhood gathering place vibe that’s duly complimented by an urban chic atmosphere and uncompromised American California cuisine.
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As I walked through its wooden doors, I was taken aback by its Mediterranean ambiance, as well as the smooth jazz that filled the air. I was taken to a quiet table in the corner where I viewed the extensive menu. There were also organic and gluten free selections, which are a rarity, for many restaurants in Baltimore.
This 2003 film is a great coming-of-age movie with just the right blend of drama, comedy, and heart-warming scenes.