Los Angeles: The Only Way To Poke

As much as I am very much fond of Eastern medicine, I’m not always in the mood to go to a traditional acupuncture clinic deep down Chinatown. When I discovered Poke Acupuncture on Santa Monica and Fairfax (entrance in back alley) and met Russell Brown, a tall, handsome man with magic hands, I knew I had found needle heaven in Los Angeles. Take my word for it, tell Russell I sent you and just take a peek at the phenomenal interior design. I’m obsessed with this place!

The detail level of his work is nothing short of impressive… Everything is calculated to elevate your state of mind…

7910-B Santa Monica Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90048
(+ shoutout to rising star Ali Gallagher who was involved in decorating the space!)

A Midweek Meditation on Zadie Smith’s Literary Brilliance, Michelle Obama’s Grace and Common’s Never-ending Creativity

This week, I’m leaning into love. Love for literature and one of its most brilliant minds. Love for our First Lady who feels like family instead of political royalty. Love for Common, a man whose trademark creative impulse shines on an unofficial remix of “Cranes in the Sky.”

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