Make a Mijenta Tequila summer cocktail or sip the new 18-month-aged ultra-premium Anejo

At the beginning of May, we climbed to one of our favorite rooftops in LA – Petit Ermitage Hotel in West Hollywood – to celebrate the launch of Mijenta Tequila’s new Añejo Gran Reserva. Expert Tequilera, Ana Maria Romero Mena flew in from Mexico for this special evening under the Hollywood stars to share her latest masterpiece, the newest Anejo Gran Reserva edition. From sourcing … Continue reading Make a Mijenta Tequila summer cocktail or sip the new 18-month-aged ultra-premium Anejo

Best places to eat in Los Angeles in 2022, from old-school icons to budget-friendly delights – Read our latest Lonely Planet article

Best places to eat in Los Angeles in 2022, from old-school icons to budget-friendly delights Los Angeles is an international city whose population rivals most US states and with more than 33,000 restaurants to choose from, condensing the list to the very best is a daunting task. Get (re)acquainted with “La La Land” and make the most of your vacation with some of these inspiring … Continue reading Best places to eat in Los Angeles in 2022, from old-school icons to budget-friendly delights – Read our latest Lonely Planet article

ECOLUXE RockNRolla Movie and TV Awards Lounge at Yamashiro Hollywood

On Friday, June 3rd, Debbie Durkin’s ECOLUXE Rock ’N Rolla Lounge kicked off Summer 2022 with an event in honor of the MTV Movie & TV Awards and Pride month. This year’s event also benefited the Ukrainian Cultural Center of LA supporting the people of Ukraine.  @ukrainianculturecenterla The covid-safe walk-thru event was held at the historic mountain palace, Yamashiro Hollywood in the garden courtyard and … Continue reading ECOLUXE RockNRolla Movie and TV Awards Lounge at Yamashiro Hollywood

Get to know Greater Palm Springs through unique dining experiences

The Greater Palm Springs food scene is hotter than ever. Greater Palm Springs Restaurant Week (June 3 – 12, 2022) may be over but this annual event, now in its 14th year, is not the only way to discover new amazing dining deals and experiences in the desert.  From now until September 5, the Summer Eats Pass features even more ways for food lovers to get out … Continue reading Get to know Greater Palm Springs through unique dining experiences

New product launch: Shiseido introduces WASO skincare collection

We are always drawn to Japanese skincare products because the Japanese always seem to get it right. A great percentage of their population lives past 100 and culturally they have been at the forefront of beauty regimens and flawless skin. While Shiseido’s new youthful brand WASO may be targeting Gen-Z with their sustainable packaging, lower price point, and skin concerns like blemishes, visible pores, and … Continue reading New product launch: Shiseido introduces WASO skincare collection

Summer Cocktails to Beat the Heat

In the olden days, a singular variety of cocktail apparently sufficed for the whole year. Your parents and grandparents can no doubt attest to a time when the bartender would ask some variation of “What’s your poison?” Or, if you were a regular, there’d be no need to even ask. And that concoction – usually a spirit enhanced by a liqueur or a mixer – … Continue reading Summer Cocktails to Beat the Heat

Relive California’s past with 5 reimagined hotels

The pandemic spurred an even greater love for far-flung destinations away from city life. These areas breathe air/life back into your soul and quite frankly, they may not have been on your radar until the pandemic. The great California Road Trip is having a bit of a renaissance and the Golden State features hundreds of unique escapes. We went on the road and off the … Continue reading Relive California’s past with 5 reimagined hotels

Not Just 4/20, But Also For the Rest of 2022: The Latest and Greatest in THC and CBD Products

A little more than a month has passed since the celebration of all things cannabis that is April 20th- but that doesn’t mean we should be settling into our old weed ways! If you’re anything like us, you used the holiday as an opportunity to sample some of the newest offerings in the marijuana market and incorporate them into your routine. We’ll highlight a few … Continue reading Not Just 4/20, But Also For the Rest of 2022: The Latest and Greatest in THC and CBD Products

Get Back into the Swing of Things in Cabo

Maybe it’s been a while since you’ve hopped on a plane and left the country. It was for me. I hadn’t boarded anything larger than my own vehicle since the ol’ pre-pandemic days. So when I received an opportunity to fly down to Cabo and stay for a few days at one of the finer resorts in all of Baja, I figured it was high … Continue reading Get Back into the Swing of Things in Cabo

Good Times at Nostalgia Bar and Lounge in Santa Monica

Run, skip, skateboard, scooter, cartwheel, or ride your Big Wheel or BMX bike to Santa Monica’s new playful cocktail lounge tribute to the ’80s and ’90s. The cocktail masters here are amplifying your childhood flavors with exciting whimsical mixture medleys like we’ve never seen done before.  Nostalgia Bar and Lounge may conjure up notions of that push pop you craved as a kid, chocolate-y Yoo-hoo, … Continue reading Good Times at Nostalgia Bar and Lounge in Santa Monica