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

Get to know LA through Tacos – See LaLaScoop’s article on Lonely Planet

Explore Los Angeles through its best tacos MELISSA CURTIN Lonely Planet Writer 29 APRIL 2022 – https://www.lonelyplanet.com/articles/best-tacos-in-los-angeles LA LA has one of the most exciting taco scenes in the US © Melissa Curtin Tacos are a Southern California way of life. For many Angelenos, searching out tacos is a love affair – and often a quest to sample as many varieties as possible.  LA has … Continue reading Get to know LA through Tacos – See LaLaScoop’s article on Lonely Planet

Guide to Planning a Baby Shower in LA

Nailing down the details of a baby shower may seem overwhelming, whether this is the first one you’ve planned or you’ve gotten a bit rusty. Luckily, LA offers plenty of fun options for mommies to be and their friends and family! Things will be smooth sailing in no time with a bit of help — from deciding on a theme to planning fun and inclusive … Continue reading Guide to Planning a Baby Shower in LA

10 Outdoor Exercise Spots for People Living in LA

LA is one of the best cities if you’re looking for nature. Not many other places have the opportunity for all of the California beauty alongside the excitement of the city, which also means that during COVID-19, you can find plenty of creative spaces to hike, run, and explore the outdoors at a safe social distance. If you’re on the hunt for some fun nature … Continue reading 10 Outdoor Exercise Spots for People Living in LA

Treat yourself or your Valentine

During the pandemic we all need a little self-care to get us through these days of uncertainty, so surprise your loved one (or buy it for yourself) this Valentine’s Day with a little pick me up to show them they are loved. A small token of appreciation goes a long way – whether it’s a box of homemade scones or a stylish chapeau. Here’s the … Continue reading Treat yourself or your Valentine

Vanessa Angel reflects on her time in LA

Model-actress mom extraordinaire Vanessa Angel has lived in L.A. for nearly 30 years. If you are a bit older, you may know her from the classic Farrelly brothers comedic film Kingpin. If you are my mom, she calls from the east coast to tell me she saw Vanessa on the Hallmark Channel. After gracing the covers of every well-known fashion magazine in her early modeling … Continue reading Vanessa Angel reflects on her time in LA

For the Love of LA – Support Tourism with a Staycation

Los Angeles tourism debuts LA Love with a campaign calling on Angelenos to pledge to safely take a staycation when they are ready to help jumpstart the local economy. New data shows if every employed Angeleno stays 3 nights in an L.A. hotel, supports 3 restaurants, and visits 3 attractions, it would inject 1.4 billion back in the L.A. economy and create more than 20,000 … Continue reading For the Love of LA – Support Tourism with a Staycation

8 Ways You Can Support Local California Businesses from the Comfort of Your Home

You hear on the news repeatedly that everyone is in this together. You might wonder what you can do to assist during the COVID-19 pandemic. One superb idea is to support local businesses. It’s never been more vital to show some love to the folks who keep the world fed and stocked with unique products. These California companies are doing their part to keep people … Continue reading 8 Ways You Can Support Local California Businesses from the Comfort of Your Home

Yours Truly debuts lunch in Venice

Yours Truly considered one of Los Angeles’s best new restaurants of 2019 by Los Angeles Magazine, expands to weekday lunch in 2020. Helmed by Executive Chef/Partner Vartan Abgaryan, this newcomer to Abbot Kinney known for its seasonal modern California cuisine for dinner and brunch is now open on Venice Beach for a daytime feast Monday – Friday from 11:30 – 2:30 pm. Chef Abgaryan who … Continue reading Yours Truly debuts lunch in Venice