Combo plate: Michelle Obama on the town, L.A. blogger recommendations, ditto dining and more
-- After her visit to Camp Pendleton, First Lady Michelle Obama stopped in at Lucques for dinner, and personally thanked chef Suzanne Goin for the grub, according to Obama Foodorama. USA Today reports that Obama also hit Osteria Mozza -- at the same time Ryan Seacrest was there.
-- I want: A Gin & Titonic Ice Cube Tray.
-- You gotta lotta nerve showing up in New York City with a shop named the "Best Chocolate Cake in the World." [Grubstreet]
-- Does it bother you when you go out to dinner, and your dining companions want to order the same dish? What do you -- or can you -- do about it? Pinknest has an entire philosophy.
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Photo: First Lady Michelle Obama during a visit to Camp Pendleton. Credit: K.C. Alfred / Reuters