Dining and Travel Blogs: Flaming Seared Mackerel, and More

In today's Link Love, last-minute gifts, plus cafe play spaces

Seared Mackerel

Three times a week, The Daily Byte rounds up stories worth reading and blogs worth following.

• With a flaming seared mackerel, it's dinner and a show at Izakaya Musha in Los Angeles. [Kimchi con Queso]

• Adorable heart-shaped cheese would make a perfect last-minute gift for a sweetheart (especially when paired with some wine). [A Cup of Jo]

• A nifty trend of cafés outfitted with children's play spaces would be a godsend for stylish mothers. [momfilter]

• Style Bubble explores "secret places" around Paris, including Louis Vuitton's original workshop in a Parisian suburb. [Style Bubble]

• Lipsmacking-good photos of food from Tokyo, including a glistening beef tongue tsukune. [Skillet Doux]

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