Mastro’s Ocean Club – add Chocolate Butter Cake to your Surf and Turf

UPDATED: All Mastro’s in LA are offering 10% off orders when you place it to-go. If a walk into Mastro’s Ocean Club in Malibu doesn’t make you happy to be alive than maybe nothing will. The crashing waves right outside your window-side table almost feels like you are dining on a boat. Once a former Charthouse, Mastro’s Malibu is just one of the many alluring … Continue reading Mastro’s Ocean Club – add Chocolate Butter Cake to your Surf and Turf

Castaway from the city in Burbank’s Mountains

Los Angeles’s newest gorgeous venue provides a dramatic setting with views of the whole city. Set up on the hillside above a golf course in the Verdugo Mountains, surrounded by canyons and palm trees in Burbank, find a seat outside on the grand terrace or indoors at a cozy booth with AC. The 12,500 square foot venue is worth the drive for a special brunch … Continue reading Castaway from the city in Burbank’s Mountains

Experience INTRO: A multi-course sensory explosion with a Michelin star chef

When invited to a twelve course foodie event that includes art and new friends, the answer is always Yes! In Los Angeles, you really never know what to expect, but even two hours of traffic was truly worth this culinary sensory affair. Little did I know this celebration of food was in a random nondescript Lankershim Boulevard venue (once a dance studio) in North Hollywood, … Continue reading Experience INTRO: A multi-course sensory explosion with a Michelin star chef

ROKU Sunset’s Teppanyaki Grill brings flame and game to dining

We can’t think of a better spot for date, a birthday dinner (or even a children’s birthday) at ROKU Sunset’s Teppanyaki Grill. We already adore the sushi bar and small plates we’ve experienced at this expansive sexy venue in West Hollywood attached to glam kereoke Blind Dragon, but we didn’t realize the interactive Teppanyaki Room Experience comes with a personal chef to dazzle you with not … Continue reading ROKU Sunset’s Teppanyaki Grill brings flame and game to dining

Sofitel Beverly Hills unleashes new spaces and flavors

A new look and new flavors have unveiled at the Sofitel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills. Come for drinks in the two unique colorful enchanting spaces called “Le Jardin” and “The Aviary,” or stay for the new rising culinary star Executive Chef Victor Boroda’s French and California blended cuisines at Esterel Restaurant, where he uses locally sourced and organic ingredients. But of course, this is California! Estérel is a coastal … Continue reading Sofitel Beverly Hills unleashes new spaces and flavors

Best Lobster Rolls in LA

Finding the best lobster roll has been an ongoing quest for my tastebuds for almost 8 years of living in Los Angeles. Something so simple that can be done so right, can be done so wrong. In the last few years, LA has seen several new lobster spots open up, to my joy. I grew up in Connecticut ordering “hot” or “cold.” Los Angeles has … Continue reading Best Lobster Rolls in LA

The Albright: Eating Lobster with a Vegan

Due to the hustle and bustle of the touristy Santa Monica pier, I had not stepped foot on the pier in some time. I was curious to check out this seafood restaurant called The Albright, established in 1977 right on the pier on the left hand side. After getting knocked by one too many strollers and kids, I contemplated my desire to ever want children, but … Continue reading The Albright: Eating Lobster with a Vegan

Get Your Lobster Fix at Knuckle and Claw

Hmm Lobster! My favorite food in the whole world. I can eat it any which way – lobster bisque, lobster salad, lobster and eggs, lobster mac and cheese, lobster mashpos, you get the ideas, but my favorite way to dine on this bottom feeder is to savor it the way I did growing up in Connecticut. COLD or HOT! Either major chunks of lobster with … Continue reading Get Your Lobster Fix at Knuckle and Claw

The Palm Reinvents Itself in Beverly Hills

The Beverly Hills Palm Restaurant is in a shiny new spot and sexier than ever. Now just a few blocks east of Rodeo Drive, the 6,000 square foot space can seat 185 people, including an intimate outdoor patio. After almost forty years in West Hollywood, the new Palm fits perfectly in Beverly Hills. The older professional crowd packed the bar and the large open dining … Continue reading The Palm Reinvents Itself in Beverly Hills