BIG BIG Baja – 3 restaurants with below the border bites

After many years, I’m still thinking of one of the best lunches of my life in Baja California, Mexico, just outside Todos Santos at a restaurant called Jazamango by innovative creative Chef Javier Plascencia. Seated next to a lush garden, the restaurant offers up produce from a few feet away and seafood delights from the abundant and fruitful lands of Baja while the open outdoor … Continue reading BIG BIG Baja – 3 restaurants with below the border bites

Foodie Trail: Mesa, Arizona in 16 Sips and Bites

Mesa may be the next biggest star in the Phoenix metro, featuring over 300 days of sunshine and a whole lot of adventure; you can easily go from the urban center to wide-open spaces in minutes and experience a wide variety of activities. Come for the desert landscape. Take in a baseball game during Spring Training, where the Chicago Cubs made their home since 1952. … Continue reading Foodie Trail: Mesa, Arizona in 16 Sips and Bites

Find Your Summertime Oasis

The recent heat wave in the usually mild month of April portends sweltering weather come late summer. It got me thinking about a contingency plan should the mercury reach the triple digits. An evacuation drill was in order. The safety bunker would need to be someplace reachable within a couple of hours’ drive lest we risk some kind of vehicular breakdown under the scorching sun, … Continue reading Find Your Summertime Oasis

Best dressed at Neon Carnival 2022

The world is ready to live again and every age is ready to dress up in any crazy outfit imaginable to express their personality. Add dancing and booze, a late-night outdoor club carnival with celebs and beautiful people in the desert near the Coachella Music and Arts Festival – and you’ve created the best way to let loose in 2022! Here are some of the … Continue reading Best dressed at Neon Carnival 2022

Coachella’s sizzling party scene is bigger than ever in 2022

After a two-year hiatus, Coachella is back in the desert, bigger than ever with more bands and brands and even grander parties. While the intimacy was missed with smaller venues in previous years, (like Rachel Zoe’s ZOEasis at the Parker and Neon Carnival games where you could easily win a $100 gift card from Pac Sun) those days seem to be over, with many events … Continue reading Coachella’s sizzling party scene is bigger than ever in 2022

Guide to Planning a Wedding in L.A.

People travel to Los Angeles every year to see the famous Hollywood sign and tour historical locations. They also arrive to scout wedding venues. It’s a popular place to get married, making it incredibly competitive. Anyone can use this guide to planning a wedding in L.A. to create the ultimate ceremony without too much stress. 1. Plan a Bigger Budget The cost of living in … Continue reading Guide to Planning a Wedding in L.A.

Southern California Gardens are medicine to the soul

Sometimes you need to get away from it all and find some peace. Escape to one of these Southern California gardens to find solace. Read our latest article in print in Southern California Life Magazine in full here: Find your Zen in One of These Southern California Gardens (Spring 2022). Wildfires, the pandemic lingering, nonstop traffic…the overall state of the world can feel anxiety-producing. Take … Continue reading Southern California Gardens are medicine to the soul

GBK Brand Bar’s Pre-Oscar Lounge returns in 2022 to gift nominees and support Ukraine

The ultra-exclusive Pre-Oscar Luxury GBK Brand Bar Lounge returns to the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in LA in 2022 gifting attendees high-end watches and handbags thanks to sponsor eBay. GBK CEO Gavin Keilly will welcome nominees not only from the Oscars but SAG, Golden Globe, and GRAMMY Awards since this is the first lounge of the year. With a 26-years selling high-value goods, eBay is the … Continue reading GBK Brand Bar’s Pre-Oscar Lounge returns in 2022 to gift nominees and support Ukraine

Valentine’s Day Gift Guide 2022

Appreciate your lover or acknowledge someone you care about this Valentine’s Day with a fun and memorable gift. Valentine’s Day can be more than just romantic love – a month-long celebration of giving extending to your best gal pals. “Galentine’s Day” is also for your single gals, best gals, and gals who are like family. Get inspired with our LaLaScoop list of ways to show … Continue reading Valentine’s Day Gift Guide 2022