I recently visited The Broad museum this past weekend. Karen and I reserved tickets three months ago but failed to attend. We promised each other that we would go in January 2016 after reserving tickets a total of three times. We started our morning with brunch at Ledlow in DTLA. The interior design of Ledlow was contemporary and minimalistic. I enjoyed the bright tiles and the marble table tops. We shared an avocado and cream cheese toast with smoked trout and coddled eggs benedict. I enjoyed the smoked trout with the avocado toast because it didn’t have a strong fishy taste to it. However, I thought the sprouted rye bread was too dry and toasted because it was difficult to bite into. The coddled eggs benedict was delicious mainly because of the breakfast sausage and béarnaise sauce. I would definitely recommend giving this place a visit for people who like brunch.
It was difficult deciding what to wear that day because the predicted weather was gloomy and chilly. I was going to wear my new Zara knee high boots that I bought a few days before, but it was extremely uncomfortable when I tried it on at home. I bought the boots online and picked it up at the store, therefore, I did not try it on when I first received it. I decided to return it. I really wanted to wear knee high boots that day but I decided to improvise and wear knee high socks with black boots instead. I paired it with a t-shirt dress (H&M) and a cream knit sweater (H&M). Karen layered her outfit really nicely with a gray knit sweater over a collared shirt and she topped it off with a thin denim-like coat.
When we arrived at the museum, there was a long line that extended around the building. Thank goodness we reserved tickets because we had the privilege of entering without the long wait. The museum was smaller than expected. Personally, it appears grander in pictures. Of the contemporary art, some were interesting, while others were outlandish. I thought that the curators of the museum were extremely strict. We were restricted from standing closer than 1 foot from the art. I suppose I understand because one of the employees stated that “each displayed art is worth 15 million dollars”. After walking around the museum for an hour, we came to the end of the line for the Infinity Mirrored Room and discovered that they were no longer accepting any additional people into the room. I was temporarily disappointed but I got over it quickly. All in all, I think the museum is slightly overrated. All I really wanted was desserts… so we ended the day with a piece of chocolate cake and waffles with ice cream at The Loft in Koreatown. It was definitely a well spent day with good company. Hope y’all enjoyed reading and visualizing fragments of my day! Till the next adventure!