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

Tyra Banks celebrates the launch of America’s Next Top Model mobile game app

At the Avalon in Hollywood, guests came out to celebrate Tyra Bank’s new America’s Next Top Model Game app, now downloadable for free. Fans can join The Fierce One as she brings her talents to the mobile screen to let users define their style while traveling the world, mastering the runway, and ultimately becoming America’s Next Top Model. The game app was developed by Ace … Continue reading Tyra Banks celebrates the launch of America’s Next Top Model mobile game app

Enjoy A Flick Below (And Above) The Stars with the Rooftop Cinema Club

We hopped out of our Lyft in the heart of Hollywood, and walked into an empty theater. An attendant directed us up five flights of stairs attached to the side of the building. At the top- a moment of hesitation, and then we were drawn in by the soft thump of bass through the metal chain fence, where we found the most unlikely of movie … Continue reading Enjoy A Flick Below (And Above) The Stars with the Rooftop Cinema Club

A Memorable & Meaningful Oscar Night at City Gala by Founder, Ryan Long

The 2018 City Gala, held at Universal Studios Hollywood™, celebrated the 90th annual Academy Awards with an elegance, glamour, and heart.  An impressive 90 ft. red carpet welcomed guests – where one couldn’t help but notice elaborate gowns, shining crowns, and television and film stars galore.  Walking along this prestigious entryway, I spotted shining pageant queens and artists with intricate headdresses interspersed among Hollywood elite, like … Continue reading A Memorable & Meaningful Oscar Night at City Gala by Founder, Ryan Long

St. Patty’s Day – “The Hollywood Crawl of Fame”

It has been some time since I have heard of a real St. Patty’s Day Crawl in LA, but with our city comes not only quality whiskey, but Hollywood Historic venues to imbibe. On March 17, 2018 MiniBar Hollywood will be leading the second “Hollywood Crawl of Fame”, a St. Patrick’s Day Parade through Hollywood. Attendees will celebrate the special holiday by enjoying premium signature cocktails … Continue reading St. Patty’s Day – “The Hollywood Crawl of Fame”

The Pikey, your Hollywood pub

One of the best Thanksgiving dinners I experienced in LA was at The Pikey in the heart of Hollywood. No family and no plans found me in 2013 at my nearby U.K-style gastropub curious to sample their Thanksgiving feast, a generous plate of fancy vegetables, stuffing, potatoes, and a gigantic turkey leg.  It did not disappoint, nor does any night you visit for their cocktails … Continue reading The Pikey, your Hollywood pub

CLEO Hollywood expands to WeHo

There is a reason Cleo (SBE Group) in Hollywood with its Mediterranean fare has lasted 7 years at the Redbury Hotel. Now Cleo Mediterraneo can be found on W. 3rd Street at the Orlando Hotel. Cleo brought me back to Morocco, Israel, and Greece, thus why this place is considered Mediterranean food. Cleo is the perfect place to share numerous small dishes called Mezzes, like … Continue reading CLEO Hollywood expands to WeHo

Elevate your food experience in LA

This article was first posted in Resident Magazine online, January 2018. Los Angeles is never short on new tantalizing food options. Chefs bring their culture and their own travel inspiration to the food game often blending cuisines and exciting taste buds. Try one of these festive dining options for singles, couples, or groups of friends. Share a meal, and elevate your senses with a new … Continue reading Elevate your food experience in LA

Goldie Malone’s Cabaret Speakeasy

Goldie Malone’s Cabaret Speakeasy brings every young starlets Hollywood dreams to life, with amazing storytelling though the use of music while channeling a 1940’s glamour Hollywood vibe. Although you might immediately think “musical” (ugh) this is far more than that!….this is an experience. Lisa Alvarez, the shows creator, uniquely uses contemporary music to tell this story, yet doesn’t detract from the intended 1940’s speakeasy vein. … Continue reading Goldie Malone’s Cabaret Speakeasy

Feast Your Eyes and Stomach at Feastown at Eastown

Feastown at Eastown is a bi-weekly pop-up market featuring rotating food vendors and musicians in the heart of Hollywood. The relaxed atmosphere and community vibe differentiates it from other larger food pop ups. The casual vibe of the market opened up a community atmosphere that can be difficult to find in a bustling neighborhood like Hollywood. Six unique vendors were on site to provide culinary delight, … Continue reading Feast Your Eyes and Stomach at Feastown at Eastown