This place stinks!

I’m a bit of a cheese fancier you see and, since moving to the US, I’ve been on the lookout for mature cheddar.  British supermarkets offer a huge selection of cheddars, ranging from mild to medium and from vintage white to extra, extra mature! I’ve scoured Whole Foods, VONS, Target, Gelson’s, Bristol Farms and Trader […]

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Santa Monica Pier

I was asked the other day if I have a favourite LA landmark.  I may be a little biased due to living in Santa Monica but I realised that it would have to be the Santa Monica Pier. One of the things I love about Santa Monica Pier is the history Santa Monica Pier is […]

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Trying out the new METRO Expo Line

Last week, I took the new Metro Expo line extension from Santa Monica (17th Street/St SMC) to Downtown LA. It was an easy ride and I sat at the window taking it all in – or so I thought. On the way home, I saw entirely new sights and a tonne of street art that I […]

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Bangkok West Thai – Review

I went to Bangkok West Thai for a belated Birthday meal the other Friday with my LA family.  The four of us had a lovely evening – we ate, we drank, we laughed, we recommend, and that’s the end of my review! We were five minutes late and because of this, the restaurant called to […]

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The first couple of months

It’s been over two months since making the big move to LA and I’ve been trying to sum up my first impressions. First things first, I shall start by mentioning the weather.  It’s an English trait to start a conversation by discussing the weather after all… LA weather, how else can I describe it but, […]

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Hello and Welcome!

Hello, my name is Jessica. I moved to LA from London in December 2015 with my husband. English Lass in LA is a fun way for me to impart the advice I am accumulating, navigating this new world. It’s a big deal relocating to another state, let alone a different country for the first time. […]

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