Trip to Los Angeles: Day 1/Stop 1 – Cafe Mimosa, Topanga Canyon.
This is one of my favorite places, let alone cafes, in the world. It’s open and breezy, a physical description as well as the vibe and charm of the customers who are 99 percent regulars. Truly, everyone knows each others name here. And “99” only because then there’s someone like me, an admiring outsider, basking in the hippie warmth of the Topangan groove.
In all my times coming here through the years, I’ve found there are very few closed conversations – chat is rarely limited to immediate company. Catch someone’s eye and your opinion is solicited and appreciated. “Right, right? Right.”
Today, I met Tommy who creates edible landscapes. I also met Emma, a tropical bird perched on her person’s shoulder, and Mouse, who spent her (his?) Mimosa time in a shoulder bag.