How Eva Mendes Lives Her Best Life
I always thought I'd outgrow pizza someday, but it's still my favorite. There's a restaurant here in Los Angeles called Masa whose deep-dish is really trending around my house right now.
Hugo, who I got seven years ago, was supposed to be just a guard dog, but he's become such a force in my life. He's incredible: I pity the squirrel who thinks he can walk around the backyard after 10 P.M.
Coffee. Sure, it sounds obvious—but I'm Cuban, and in our culture, coffee is no joke.
Years ago I did a film with Ellen Barkin, and when I met her she said, "You look like you swallowed a 10K light"—which is a really bright light used in making movies. It was such a blunt and beautiful thing to say, I teared up on the spot.
I love when people spill things in my house—it adds to the place's history. Every time I see that wine stain on my couch, I'll think of the story behind it.
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I like to pile up episodes of 60 Minutes on my TiVo and have a marathon. They bring to light stuff I'd never have heard about otherwise.
I don't cook. I respect food too much.
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