This Mexican steakhouse is the best new restaurant in Beverly Hills

Spiral down to this sloped open-roof restaurant off Rodeo Drive, to a candlelit dinner surrounded by beautiful people in this 90210 attempt to bring a decades-old Baja California feel to one of the richest neighborhoods in America. The Hideaway is hidden, of course, and is the best restaurant we’ve experienced in Beverly Hills since the pandemic. While we overheard actors discussing their career moves, Ryan … Continue reading This Mexican steakhouse is the best new restaurant in Beverly Hills

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

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

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

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

Best Restaurants in LA 2022 – See LaLaScoop’s article on Lonely Planet

Read the full article HERE. Los Angeles is a city is exploding with new eateries. Brave chefs and hospitality workers have been knocked down over and over the last few years. Many had to reinvent their menus to survive.  But this is a resilient city where culinary creatives from all over the world continue to flock and test out inventive ideas – often bringing diverse cuisines … Continue reading Best Restaurants in LA 2022 – See LaLaScoop’s article on Lonely Planet

Newport Beach Wine & Spirits Festival returns this Memorial Day Weekend at Balboa Bay Resort

It is an exciting time when events return! After a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, Newport Beach Wine & Spirits Festival is back on Memorial Day Weekend at the opulent Balboa Bay Resort making a splash with three days of Epicurious adventures at Newport’s most luxurious waterfront retreat, surrounded by jaw-dropping yachts, elegant architecture, and splashy sunsets. On Saturday, May 28, and Sunday, May 29, experience … Continue reading Newport Beach Wine & Spirits Festival returns this Memorial Day Weekend at Balboa Bay Resort

7 Best Bars for Nonalcoholic Cocktails in LA

Barhopping is a favorite pastime for many people in Los Angeles. With more than 1,640 taverns to choose from, there’s no shortage of great places to stop and grab a drink. Here in Southern California, partying is a way of life for many. However, sober lifestyles in LA are also incredibly vibrant, especially as the market for alcohol-free beverages continues to increase. Now, you can … Continue reading 7 Best Bars for Nonalcoholic Cocktails in LA

Celebrate PRIDE Month with festive cocktails

To celebrate Pride Month, renowned mixologist Mel Meza and Essentia Water have partnered on some delicious and festive Pride Cocktails. Whether you plan to join a pride parade or picnic or party, the Rainbow Rumba and Harvey Milkshake will help you celebrate and hydrate in style.  Mel, Beverage Director at LA hotspot Olivetta and a first-generation Mexican lesbian woman, exclaimed, “Pride Month is here! I teamed up with Essentia … Continue reading Celebrate PRIDE Month with festive cocktails