Frank’n’Burger?

When two of your favorite brands pair up to do something big, it can almost make you forget about government shutdowns and foreign interference in our elections. Imagine Apple teaming up with Armani, or Titleist partnering with Hennessy—on what, I don’t know—the point is, there’s probably some good synergy there. So, when news broke that Fatburger was joining forces with Frank’s Red Hot Sauce, my … Continue reading Frank’n’Burger?

Memorable Restaurants to Impress Your Date in LA

Los Angeles is not short on places to wow your date and experience a memorable meal. Try one of our favorite spots to impress your loved one. We broke this down to what you need to know – what to sip, order, share, savor, and what not to miss. Inko Nito in Downtown LA Arts District For a sensational interactive dinner, sit at the bar and … Continue reading Memorable Restaurants to Impress Your Date in LA

Toscana in Brentwood, almost 30 years Italian strong

Years ago Bar Toscana in Brentwood was a place I met friends for cocktails in my single days. Thankfully this intimate cocktail bar (since 2010) that sits next to the Tuscan trattoria TOSCANA on San Vicente is still around –  for almost 30 years now! That is quite a feat in Los Angeles where peoples’ tastes change daily and many Angelenos tire of restaurants only … Continue reading Toscana in Brentwood, almost 30 years Italian strong

Wine Wednesdays in The Larder at Tavern Brentwood

Don’t miss Winemaker Wednesdays at Tavern. James Beard award-winning chef/author Suzanne Goin and award-winning restaurateur Caroline Styne welcome their winemaker friends the first Wednesday of every month for Angelenos to enjoy an informal sampling of their current vintages. First up was Jeff Fischer from Habit Wines, Santa Ynez on October 4th. Besides his delicious wines like Habit Red and Habit Grüner Veltliner, we noshed on exceptional charcuterie medleys while meeting … Continue reading Wine Wednesdays in The Larder at Tavern Brentwood

Mix up your LA date spots this fall

This article was first posted on Resident Magazine online. Depending on your date or mood, Los Angeles is comprised of many unique areas to satisfy your taste buds or your date specifications whether that involves cocktails, food, views, or entertainment. Whether you desire ambiance that includes ocean views, Hollywood Hills views, marina views, or sunset views, Los Angeles has many desirable options. Try a classic … Continue reading Mix up your LA date spots this fall

Best Hiking Spots in Los Angeles

If you had told me 8 years ago that moving to Los Angeles included a city surrounded with breathtaking hiking spots, I wouldn’t have believed you. Los Angeles is the perfect city because you can escape into the wild so easily, from Malibu to Griffith Park. I am constantly discovering new hikes in the mountains and canyons around our city that bring peace and contentment … Continue reading Best Hiking Spots in Los Angeles

Patties and Pies at Three Square Cafe

In 2012 Abbot Kinney Boulevard in Venice, California was deemed the coolest block in America. During my almost 8 years in LA, Abbot Kinney has turned into a mecca of the hottest boutiques where one can find unique high end products that are not mass produced. Many of these cool one-of-a-kind American finds often come to LA from NY or come to life right here … Continue reading Patties and Pies at Three Square Cafe

Luxuriate in a Lovely Valentine’s Hot Stone Couples Massage at Côte

There is something so soothing and lovely about getting your sore feet caressed by your sweetheart as you caress theirs (well, if their feet are squeaky clean, that is). But, what if I told you that you could indulge in the most amazing couples hot stone foot massages side-by-side at the most adorable, refreshing, eco-friendly, beach-chic nail salon in LaLaLand, complete with complimentary champagne, rose, coffee … Continue reading Luxuriate in a Lovely Valentine’s Hot Stone Couples Massage at Côte

Become your own Florist at Fleurish in Brentwood

I feel like my mother should have created this idea in Connecticut. When I was a wee child I was winning Garden Club floral competitions often thanks to my mother’s energy and creative spirit, and absolute love for plants, flowers, and all things that can grow in your garden. Once, at around ten years of age, she decided to paint a shoe red and place … Continue reading Become your own Florist at Fleurish in Brentwood