New restaurants in LA to put on your radar

New restaurants seem to be sprouting in LA at a shocking pace. We are all so ready to dine out and feel some semblance of culture because that is why most of us live in LA, right? This list includes new openings, new menu offerings at some familiar places, and old spots we think you should consider that may be new to you. Plan your … Continue reading New restaurants in LA to put on your radar

Experience “The Last, Best Small Town” at Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum

Deep in Topanga Canyon woods in Malibu off the side of the road lies an outdoor theatre that has been delighting audiences since the 1950s. It was first built as a refuge for blacklisted artists victimized by the McCarthy Era injustices. Will Geer and his wife Herta Ware built a performance space on their property back then as well as cultivated a large garden and … Continue reading Experience “The Last, Best Small Town” at Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum

Brooke Burke teaches us how to make Risata Wine cocktails in Malibu

In celebration of National Relaxation Day, TV personality and fitness guru Brooke Burke hosted a Summer Escape Cocktail Pairing Class and Dinner at Malibu Cafe at Calamigos Ranch with Risata Wines on Thursday, August 5. Arriving with her boyfriend in tow, it was hard for us not to think of the hours upon hours of Wild On! on ETV that we watched in our twenties … Continue reading Brooke Burke teaches us how to make Risata Wine cocktails in Malibu

Shiseido Malibu Beach House celebrates new products with 3 days of events

The Shiseido Malibu Beach House celebrated in major style with Nobu dinners, fitness sessions, pool bashes, and dinner soirees at a glamorous Malibu home hanging over the Pacific Ocean. Nine events over 3 days included guests using and taking home numerous Shiseido product like the Ultimune Power Infusing Concentrate Serum and the Shiseido Sun Care Line.   On Thursday, July 22 LaLaScoop attended a special outdoor dinner party with … Continue reading Shiseido Malibu Beach House celebrates new products with 3 days of events

Treat yourself or your Valentine

During the pandemic we all need a little self-care to get us through these days of uncertainty, so surprise your loved one (or buy it for yourself) this Valentine’s Day with a little pick me up to show them they are loved. A small token of appreciation goes a long way – whether it’s a box of homemade scones or a stylish chapeau. Here’s the … Continue reading Treat yourself or your Valentine

Halloween is not cancelled – LA presents drive-thru Hauntoween

It feels like life has been cancelled this year. It is hard to get excited about much. We feel for children missing out on important milestones and fun holidays. To put the spirit back into Halloween (since it has been cancelled in LA), the 1st Annual “Haunt’Oween LA” has been created as a drive-thru experience taking place from October 9 – October 31 from 3 … Continue reading Halloween is not cancelled – LA presents drive-thru Hauntoween

Local chefs share their favorite grilling tips

This article was first published in Malibu Coast Lifestyle Magazine print  – summer 2020. For the full article, click HERE.  There’s no time like a pandemic to learn how to master your grill. While most Americans huddle around outdoor grills as a form of camaraderie, celebration or communion, socially distant BBQ gatherings may become the future. Here, five local chefs share their grilling secrets and … Continue reading Local chefs share their favorite grilling tips

Hollywood Road Trip: Drive-In Movies Make a Comeback

Due to the pandemic, people are antsy to find ways to get out of the house. One interesting development this summer is the drive-in movie theater. In Los Angeles, numerous drive-in experiences have popped up all over – from the Pasadena Rose Bowl to a Thai restaurant. Though drive-ins arrived in America in the 1910s, the first patented drive-in was opened on June 6, 1933, … Continue reading Hollywood Road Trip: Drive-In Movies Make a Comeback

Guide to the Fourth of July in LA (during a pandemic)

The City of Angels has a reputation for throwing the classiest parties ever, and it’s not going to let a little thing like a pandemic cramp its style. If you’re getting back in the travel groove after quarantine, there’s no better place to enjoy the quintessential American holiday — the Fourth of July. While some celebrations may look different, the vibe is 100% California fun, … Continue reading Guide to the Fourth of July in LA (during a pandemic)