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Bobby Keys RIP a great loss for the Rolling Stones, their fans and ...
Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002 (Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)

Bobby Keys RIP a great loss for the Rolling Stones, their fans and their family!

 

Diane and I saw him last year  at the Staples Center and he was awesome, one of the best Sax players and if you ever heard Brown Sugar by the  Rolling Stones he makes that song PERIOD! Our condolences to his family and friends. There are many more in his illustrious career. I picked this so you could hear it in case you never heard it.

 

 

 
 

 

 

So with that said if you are looking for a Pet Friendly Realtor in the Greater Los Angeles area, you found him! If you are a consumer who is considering buying or selling a home, investment real estate, vacation homes, or beach properties in Southern California, Los Angeles, Century City, Westwood, West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Culver City, Playa Vista, Marina Del Rey, Venice or Malibu. Feel Free to give me a call at 310.486.1002 or email me at homes@endrebarath.com or visit one of my websites at http://www.endrebarath.com   Your Pet Friendly Realtor. I contribute a portion of my commission to Local Animal Rescue Organizations

 

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The Godfather of Los Angeles Chefs: Roy Choi and his Restaurants!
Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002 (Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)

 

The Godfather of Los Angeles Chefs: Roy Choi and his Restaruants are out of this world!

 

Roy Choi has become synonymous with being known as the godfather of Los Angeles Chefs. He is considered now, the darling of all the foodies, food critics and ‘the who is who’ of Los Angeles. His overnight fame was long in the making. He graduated first in his class at the CIA also known as the Culinary Institute of America in New York. To those readers, who are not familiar with the CIA, if you graduate from it the best comparison is to being a graduate of Yale or Harvard in the Food World.

 

Needless to say life takes turns and some succeed immediately others struggle, but those who have a strong perseverance or should I say stick to it, mentality end up succeeding. Roy Choi is the perfect example of this never give up mentality. Even though he went off the fast track to becoming a super star chef, he did not give up. He worked in Lake Tahoe at one of the large Hotels mass producing quality meals.

 

Then he returned to Los Angeles his home town and he is best known for being the Godfather of the Food Truck Revolution. He started the Kogi Truck and the rest is history.

 

Well in case you have not followed his meteoric rise since the Food Truck Revolution took off let me summarize it here for you. He has to my last count  about ten eating establishments that I know of:

 

  1. 3 Worlds in Couth Los Angeles on Central ave where they serve coffees, lattes and smoothies and of course the Double Dole Whip Smoothie. Appropriately named since he is being largely supported by the Dole Corporation on this venture ( will write a post about this later)

  2. The ALIBI ROOM in Culver City perfect Drunk Friendly FoodJ

  3. The Sunny Spot in Marina Del Rey a Carribean Style eatery

  4. The A-Frame another Culver City eatery

  5. Chego also a Culver City eatery

  6. Let me not forget the Kogi BB Trucks I believe there are about eight or more traveling in LA and Orange Counties feeding the massesJ

  7. Pot in the heart of Korea Town 3515 Wilshire Blvd. LA, CA. 90010 I originally intended on writing a post  about this great restaurant needless to say now I will have to write a post about this one as well.J

  8. The Commissary in the same building which happens to be the Line Hotel

  9. The Pot Lobby Bar

  10. CaFe   also in the same building

  11. Now I hear he is opening another POT in Redondo Beach at the Pier (my favorite place go to buy fish when I have time and want a change of pace from Santa Monica)

 

Needless to say in addition to running all the Food Trucks, Restaurants in his spare time he has written an autobiographical book/cook book “ LA Son: My Life, My City, My Food”  and in addition to doing book signings he has done many interviews with Radio, Television and  Media personalities. Oh and let me not forget he just finished not too long ago being the technical advisor to the movie which is loosely based on his meteoric rise  in the culinary world “Chef”.

 

He is my hero, for showing me that Perseverance, Stubborn Dedication and a Passion will lead you to success sooner or laterJ. He is as passionate about food as I am about Real Estate!

 

 If you are a consumer who is considering buying or selling a home, investment real estate, vacation homes, or beach properties in Southern California, Los Angeles, Century City, Westwood, West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Culver City, Playa Vista, Marina Del Rey, Venice or Malibu. Feel Free to give me a call at 310.486.1002 or email me at homes@endrebarath.com or visit one of my websites at http://www.endrebarath.com   Your Pet Friendly Realtor. I contribute a portion of my commission to Local Animal Rescue Organizations

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Wordless Wednesdays: USC Campus
Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002 (Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)

This was taken on the Campus of the University of Southern California! Enjoy!!

 

Nature at USC campus, Endre Barath, Los Angeles Realtor

 

If you are a consumer who is considering buying or selling a home, investment real estate, vacation homes, or beach properties in Southern California, Los Angeles, Century City, Westwood, West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Culver City, Playa Vista, Marina Del Rey, Venice or Malibu. Feel Free to give me a call at 310.486.1002 or email me at homes@endrebarath.com or visit one of my websites at http://www.endrebarath.com Your Pet Friendly Realtor. I contribute a portion of my commission to Local Animal Rescue Organizations.

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What Books Inspire Your Fire??
Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002 (Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)

 What Books Inspire Your Fire??

 

What a great question. This is clearly not just books related. I clearly see this Real Estate Related too! So What Books inspire your fire???

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This years Los Angeles Festival of Books's Theme was: What Books inspire your Fire? I loved this question! Clearly diferent people are inpsired by different books.

what books inspire your fire? Endre Barath, Los Angeles Realtor

 

If you are a consumer who is considering buying or selling a home, investment real estate, vacation homes, or beach properties in Southern California, Los Angeles, Century City, Westwood, West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Culver City, Marina Del Rey, Venice or Malibu. Feel Free to give me a call at 310.486.1002 or email me at homes@endrebarath.com or visit one of my websites at http://www.endrebarath.com Your Pet Friendly Realtor. I contribute a portion of my commission to Local Animal Rescue Organizations.

 

 

 

 

 

 

If you are a consumer who is considering buying or selling a home, investment real estate, vacation homes, or beach properties in Southern California, Los Angeles, Century City, Westwood, West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Culver City, Marina Del Rey, Venice or Malibu. Feel Free to give me a call at 310.486.1002 or email me at homes@endrebarath.com or visit one of my websites at http://www.endrebarath.com Your Pet Friendly Realtor. I contribute a portion of my commission to Local Animal Rescue Organizations.

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Did you ever hear of John Green? How about The Fault in our Stars?
Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002 (Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)

Did you ever hear of John Green? How about the Fault in our Stars?

Well today I was walking around the Los Angeles Festival of Books and I saw an incredibly long line of people who were trying to get in to see this author speak inside one of the largest auditoriums at USC. The crowd mostly consisted of young adult females mixed with older people and young men. So I asked who these people are waiting to see inside.  I was told by one of the young men that it was: John Green. Needless to say he saw the blank stare in my eyes and said he emphasized that John Green is  a really great writer and mentioned a couple of his books: The Fault in our  Stars, Looking for Alaska and I could go on and on. Needless to say I had the same blank stare; the young man smiled and said oh well you might want to check him out.

John Green Author, Endre Barath Los Angeles Realtor

So then I immediately sent an email to Diane, since I did not want to text her, since she is always over her limit of texting. I got an immediate response back: “…well who you think I am trying to hear this morning?” …having had my answer I understood that the book that was on her side of the bed was that “blue covered book “The Fault in Our Stars”… with that information off I went to the “Cooking Stage” but that is food for another Blog Post.  About an hour or so later I get an email from Diane, that she would like me to get to the signing part of the place where I saw this massive line. She is still at the auditorium and wants John Green to sign her book…

The Fault in our Stars, John Green, Los Angels Realtor Endre Barath

As soon as I finished listening to my Chef to be named later, I head over to the Signing Area. So what do I find no exaggeration close to a couple thousand young adults sprinkled with some old adults…. Diane and I connect and from 1:30pm we meandered along the lines to finally around 4:45pm when we finally meet John Green. Truly a gracious author, who decided to stay for all his fans that wanted his book to be signed…,.

John Green, Diane DeJoie, Endre Barath

Needless to say all the fans were thrilled and my curiosity peaked. So here is a book I have never heard of, now I must readJ on a side note most authors are asked to stay at least an hour to sign their books. John Green was a class act, he stayed until every one of his fans was able to meet him and sign the book they had in their hand.

John Green & Diane DeJoie, Endre Barath Los Angeles Realtor


I wish there were more authors like John Green who truly appreciate their fan base and give back.

If you are a consumer who is considering buying or selling a home, investment real estate, vacation homes, or beach properties in Southern California, Los Angeles, Century City, Westwood, West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Culver City, Marina Del Rey, Venice or Malibu. Feel Free to give me a call at 310.486.1002 or email me at homes@endrebarath.com or visit one of my websites at http://www.endrebarath.com Your Pet Friendly Realtor. I contribute a portion of my commission to Local Animal Rescue Organizations.

 

 

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The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books 2014: at the USC Campus!
Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002 (Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)

The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books 2014: at the USC Campus!

As most of you who read my posts know, that I am an avid reader, a collector of first edition books and I love meeting the authors enjoy some small talk about the books they wrote and get their autographs.  Well the big annual event is here, downtown Los Angeles at the University of Southern California Campus hosts the annual event.

This is the weekend when I do minimal Real Estate activities: no showings in all fairness, I do answer my cell phone, I do respond to my emails via Blackberry and text as needed. The delayed response is all connected to, if I am conversing with an author or listening to an author discussing something about his or her books.

USC, host of the festival of books, Endre Barath LA Realtor

There are clearly a few major interests for me:  the Cookbooks, the Cooking Stage as well as the Mysteries, Historical Fiction and just the experience to hang out with like minded people. People who love reading and or collecting books and we talk and share our experiences about author signings and which books we loved and which ones we did not care for.

The crowd is very mixed, first time readers, seasoned old veteran readers, book sellers, book collectors it is truly an event that is worth going once and if you get hooked you go year after year. Check out our Coffee Mug Collection, we go back to many years of the Festival of Books; the proof is in the Coffee MugsJ!

Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, Endre Barath, Los Angeles Realtor, Book lover

So if you do not see me on Active Rain and not commenting about your interesting posts the reason is I am at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books!

 

If you are a consumer who is considering buying or selling a home, investment real estate, vacation homes, or beach properties in Southern California, Los Angeles, Century City, Westwood, West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Culver City, Marina Del Rey, Venice or Malibu. Feel Free to give me a call at 310.486.1002 or email me at homes@endrebarath.com or visit one of my websites at http://www.endrebarath.com Your Pet Friendly Realtor. I contribute a portion of my commission to Local Animal Rescue Organizations.

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