Sushi definitely ranks in the top three of my California experiences, right behind Charles Siebert and my family, not necessarily in that order (or maybe in that order). This was at Genghix in Castro Valley.
Found via Urban Garden, these hanging gardens are an art installation type project by Fedor. Using string, moss, grass, and bowls or a glass reservoir - plants are transformed into suspended living works of art.
Pretty and Pink! Cotton Candy Pampas Grass - withstands heat, humidity, poor soil and even drought. Very easy to grow, it reaches a mature height of feet tall and gets feet wide. Grows in all U.S zones.