i first tried one of these at the ivy, where they make it all fancy with mint leaves, like a mojito. but it's actually quite good in the classic way, sort of spritzy and fresh. another way to enjoy a nice ketel.
2. PASTA WITH GOAT CHEESE
this is a surprisingly easy way to prepare a semi-fancy meal, courtesy of real simple. i'm learning that goat cheese is a great thing to pick up at the market, it spreads easy, tastes good, and seems classy.
3. IRVINE MINI
normally i am not a proponent of anything in irvine, but i have to say that the service at this dealership is top-notch. the customer lounge offers a tv, wi-fi, cheesy oc magazines, coffee, water, and tea. and when they wash your car, they clean the inside!!! this was amazing to me. fucking irvine pricks. they probably expect all this shit.
4. SO MUCH GOOD NEW MUSIC
colin meloy, death cab, m83, elbow, she&him, the ting tings, rjd2, the republic tigers, pela, cut copy, MGMT, ladytron, errors, the list goes on and on...
5. IPHONE WEB APPS
i especially endorse the following: cinema, wikipedia, facebook and inetflix. but i am too lazy to provide links.
6. IPHONE SCREEN COVERS
you can protect the beauty of your iphone without a clunky cover. i have to admit i have a clunky cover for the back, but for the front, these covers keep your fingerprints off the touch screen and supposedly make the touch screen work better.
ok this was a lame list but i was bored at work for a minute and i thought i had more to recommend. now even i have lost interest.