I took a flight to Los Angeles from Vancouver on the 22nd of July. My brother picked me up from the airport. Almost the whole of that week was going to be spent in different parts of the state of California. California, despite being a state belonging to a country, has an economy that is larger than all but eight countries in the world!
My brother and I had dinner on the night of my arrival with an uncle who's been in Los Angeles for decades now. He took us to BJ's Restaurant and Brewhouse , a very cool place. There, as my brother and he chatted about how Kobe Bryant might or might not retire in two years from now and how it might or might not affect his team's chances at something (I forget what), we dug into the most innovative and tasty method of serving soup. We ordered a Tuscan Tomato Bisque and a Broccoli Cheddar. They bake bread in the shape of a bowl and serve the soup in that freshly baked bread-bowl. So, you basically take a spoon and scoop out some soup along with the bread that forms the bowl! Heavenly! Here's a pic