On the Sand in North San Diego The soothing surf sounds at the newly renovated historic Del Mar Beach Hotel help it feel like your own private beach pad. Steps from the sand, this is the only beachfront hotel in Del Mar. The location feels less touristy than La Jolla and less crowded than other San Diego beach towns. The 46 modern guest rooms and suites … Continue reading On the Sand at the Del Mar Beach Hotel
Mexico’s Valle de Guadalupe is a wine region in Baja California’s Guadalupe Valley often compared to Napa due to the climate. “Valle” (pronounced Vi-Ay) is a buzzy word thrown about by Angelenos, as there are numerous hip and rustic hotels in this low-key area that draw wine lovers who seek a more authentic and less commercialized wine region. With more than 200 wineries, the area … Continue reading Mexico’s Valle de Guadalupe gets a new wellness resort
Just as every region of the country has their own take on pizza, it seems every part of town does its own thing, with something special no matter what part of L.A. you call home. Maybe that’s because unlike more exotic or high-end forms of cuisine, everyone eats pizza, even kids. Especially kids. In this article, I want to draw attention to three of my … Continue reading Three Pies in the Valley
You can find just about any recipe you’re looking for online these days. But ever try actually cooking from one? The actual recipe is buried beneath a lengthy story about how it transformed the author’s life or was part of their childhood or whatever. Meanwhile, pop-up after pop-up keeps bursting onto your screen. I don’t know about you, but my phone locks after 15 seconds … Continue reading It’s a Cookbook!
Make your mom feel special this Mother’s Day with a thoughtful gift or memorable escape. Don’t forget your Mama this May 14 as mothers deserve mega-appreciation. We rounded up some of our favorite products and services and local getaways to help you honor the matriarch in your life. Here is the LaLaScoop for Mother’s Day ideas. Celebrate MOM with a great cause How about a virtual … Continue reading Make it a Special Mother’s Day
Wine is a matter of personal preference. This is often made even more evident when wine tasting with friends, as wine preferences can vary greatly. While I am not a wine connoisseur by any means, I do love a sensational vino that lingers in my mind long after the first impression. Often certain wines win you over because they create a feeling or memory or … Continue reading 10 Washington State Wines To Buy Now
The big debate: Is Coachella worth the ticket price? Is it better to attend the show or the surrounding brand-centric parties? Well, if you read our latest piece on Insider.com, you may know what we think about the Influencer Olympics and the dwindling amount of live musical performances we are actually familiar with these days – making us choose the parties over the actual festival. … Continue reading Coachella Or NoChella? Party On!
Spring is finally here and we’re all starting to get ice cream on the brain (not the brain-freeze variety). Currently, there is some ice cream drama in LA as an ice cream war is brewing as a big trendy chain moved next to a mom-and-pop shop in Silver Lake. Los Angeles is blessed with so many exceptional creameries, it’s hard to choose, so here’s the … Continue reading Ice Cream Season Is Back
As part of the Urban Environment Collection, fan-favorite Shiseido launched their new Urban Environment Vita-Clear Sunscreen SPF 42, which absorbs quickly and is clear, smells great, and is water resistant for 40 minutes – perfect for active lifestyles or those who spend time poolside or beachfront. Our personal favorite Urban Environment Sun Dual Care Sunscreen SPF 42 offers fresh moisture and hyaluronic acid but we are also huge fans of … Continue reading Shiseido launches new Vita-Clear Sunscreen with a farm brunch celebration
With spring supposedly around the corner, you’re probably beginning to feel a bit of wanderlust. And if you’re not able to jet off to Paris or down to Buenos Aires, don’t fret, you’re able to get a taste of those exotic destinations right here in L.A. Juliet is the latest dining offering from the team that brought you Margot and Norah, and pays homage to … Continue reading It’s France and Argentina… but This Time on a Plate