Wednesday, December 31, 2008

WeezerMonkey's Faves of 2008

Do you hate "best of" lists? Too bad! Here are my 2008 faves.

Fave Breakfast/Brunch
5. Home
4. Alcove
3. Nickel Diner
2. Creperie by Jack 'n' Jill's of Beverly Hills
1. BLD

Fave $ Meals
5. Azeen's Afghani Restaurant
4. Bollini's Pizzeria Napolitana
3. Daikokuya
2. Daisy Mint
1. Wood Spoon

Fave $$ Meals
5. Izayoi
4. The Hungry Cat
3. AOC
2. Animal
1. Babita

Fave $$$ Meals
5. Bouchon (Las Vegas)
4. Grace
3. Aureole (Las Vegas)
2. Gordon Ramsay at The London
1. Ortolan

Fave Concerts
5. The Donnas at The Viper Room
4. Coldplay at The Forum
3. Two Nights of The Cure (Hollywood Bowl and The Shrine)
2. The Fratellis at Key Club
1. Vampire Weekend at The Wiltern

Fave Photos
5. A Zootiful Day
4. Karaokefest 2008
3. Pier One
2. Chile and Argentina Posts
1. Prop 8 Protest Pictorial

Fave Musings
5. Life With Mr. Monkey
4. My Band Has Turned and Left Me Here
3. Din and Ice
2. Reasons to Vote No on Prop 8
1. Monkey Meets Her Match

Whilst looking through old posts, I had a good laugh at my initial attempts with my camera. I've had it for a year now, and what a difference a year has made!

Maybe I just have to go back to all the yummy places where I took crap photos.

Disagree with my picks? Have other faves on my blog? Let me know!


  1. What? No SP on your top 5? I can't imagine why!? lol.

    Good times in 2008 ;) Many more to come! All the best friend.


  2. I had a good laugh at my beginning photos with my DSLR, too. :)

    Happy New Year!

  3. Yay! I love Best of lists!

    I tried to go to Wood Spoon earlier this week, but it was closed until the new year.

    (the monkey mets her match link is not working for me, fyi)

  4. I definitely think you've come a long way with that camera! Happy new year!

  5. So great. Looking forward to monkey musings in '09.

  6. happy new year! i thought of you today when my mom & raj told me they went to ortolan last night. they've become regulars and are still blown away every time they eat there. i said next time they go they have to bring me along. ;-)

  7. i am so excited at having been present for some of those events!

  8. Some good picks there, my friend. Happy New Year. :)


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