1. birthday burger brunch, complete with Smith Island Cake
2. Momofuku-inspired birthday bonanza, complete with cardamom-pistachio-quince cake and lots of sake
3. eating your way across L.A.
4. Townes Van Zandt, s/t + Townes Van Zandt, In the Beginning...
5. Of Time and the City, dir. Terence Davies
6. Rabelais, Portland, ME
7. Joanna Newsom, Have One on Me
8. "Collection: MOCA's First 30 Years," Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
9. Wolf Parade + Contrived, W.W. Boyce Farmers' Market, Fredericton, NB
10. Thomas Frank, The Wrecking Crew