LA Guide: Jessica Morgan- Go Fug Yourself

June 18, 2013 at 8:59 am

 

Jessica Morgan. Photo: blog.thestyleup.com

Jessica Morgan. Photo: blog.thestyleup.com

Jessica Morgan is one half behind comedy blog, Go Fug Yourself, a light-hearted site which pokes fun at the questionable attire worn by some of our favourite stars (we’re talking to you, Brad!). Self described as being a fan of books about romantic problems during olden times, extravagant shoes, cheese, and nearly every teen drama on television; she also favors a number of select LA hangouts. Namely:

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Vroman’s

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Vroman’s Bookstore. Photo: timeout.com

This is the oldest and largest independent bookstore in Southern California — and the best

Monsieur Marcel

Monsieur Marcel Gourmet Market & Restaurant. Photo: averagebetty.com

Monsieur Marcel Gourmet Market & Restaurant. Photo: averagebetty.com

We’re partial to the one at the Farmer’s Market, but each Monsieur Marcel boasts a vast array of weird and delightful condiments, cheeses, interesting do-dads, pastries, foreign candies, and wine. Great for gifts.

Bay Cities Italian Deli & Bakery

Bay Cities Italian Deli and Bakery. Photo: foodsmackdown.com

Bay Cities Italian Deli and Bakery. Photo: foodsmackdown.com

Order the Godmother and have a sandwich change your life

Black Market Liquor Bar

Black Market Liquor Bar. Photo: societeperrier.com

Black Market Liquor Bar. Photo: societeperrier.com

Delicious cocktails and small plates in Studio City. They have fabulous tiny devilled eggs.

Pasquale Shoe Repair

Pasquale Shoe Repair. Photo: pasqualeshoerepair.com

Pasquale Shoe Repair. Photo: pasqualeshoerepair.com

Possibly the best shoe (and bag) repair in Los Angeles county. Trust your most beloved pieces to them.

Tini Furniture

Tini Furniture. Photo: facebook.com/pages/TINI-furniture-thisisnotikea

Tini Furniture. Photo: facebook.com/pages/TINI-furniture-thisisnotikea

It’s called This Is Not Ikea for a reason. It’s full of groovy, unique furniture and housewares — I bought a sculpture of a Roman solider there, who now guards my dining room. Always something new.

Rolling Greens

Rolling Greens. Photo: flickr.com

Rolling Greens. Photo: flickr.com

The other best place for housewarming presents in Los Angeles, whether you want to bring a selection of cacti, a bouquet, or a less organic gift (like fancy soap, or vintage napkins).

Ray’s Stark Bar

Ray's Stark Bar. Photo: ibelieveinsantaclause.blogspot.com

Ray’s Stark Bar. Photo: ibelieveinsantaclause.blogspot.com

Because sometimes you want a huge glass of wine, a fancy cocktail, or a delicious flatbread pizza between paintings at LACMA. (Sometimes I go over there for wine without even going inside the museum first.)

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