Mezcal is LA’s favorite spirit and popping up everywhere!

Mezcal is making waves in L.A.’s finest restaurants and hottest bars. Angelenos are jumping on board to savor this distinct, complex, versatile handcrafted agave spirit that is deeply rooted in Oaxacan culture. This week we sampled Hedonistas de la Fe, a new premium mezcal brand recently introduced in the U.S. at Wolfgang Puck’s iconic Spago restaurant in Beverly Hills. Hedonistas de La Fe launched a … Continue reading Mezcal is LA’s favorite spirit and popping up everywhere!

Get Back into the Swing of Things in Cabo

Maybe it’s been a while since you’ve hopped on a plane and left the country. It was for me. I hadn’t boarded anything larger than my own vehicle since the ol’ pre-pandemic days. So when I received an opportunity to fly down to Cabo and stay for a few days at one of the finer resorts in all of Baja, I figured it was high … Continue reading Get Back into the Swing of Things in Cabo

Coachella’s sizzling party scene is bigger than ever in 2022

After a two-year hiatus, Coachella is back in the desert, bigger than ever with more bands and brands and even grander parties. While the intimacy was missed with smaller venues in previous years, (like Rachel Zoe’s ZOEasis at the Parker and Neon Carnival games where you could easily win a $100 gift card from Pac Sun) those days seem to be over, with many events … Continue reading Coachella’s sizzling party scene is bigger than ever in 2022

Lanea: Tacos & Cocktails by the Beach

In honor of National Paloma Day (May 22, I’m sure it was on your calendar), I celebrated with a picnic at a favorite local park. And what’s better with an ice cold Paloma than street tacos? Santa Monica’s Lanea Cocktail Bar & Taqueria is the perfect place to enjoy both.  Lanea is just two blocks from the beach, so plan accordingly. It also has a … Continue reading Lanea: Tacos & Cocktails by the Beach

Four Mexican Getaways

This article was first published on MoneyInc, May 2019. Mexico is an underrated destination. A cultural haven, Mexico is THE place to visit for food, music, art, adventure, ocean excursions, biodiversity, animal migrations, and UNESCO World Heritage sites. It’s a beautiful country that is easy to get to, with many direct flights and over 50 international airports throughout the country. Besides being affordable and outright … Continue reading Four Mexican Getaways

Sexy Petite Taqueria + Omakase

Another h.wood Group concept has joined the West Hollywood neighborhood and this time not far down the road from the Nice Guy and Poppy. Find h.wood Group’s latest venue on La Cienega, Petite Taqueria. This cozy sexy dark scenester Mexican bar-restaurant is perfect for your next date or girlfriend meet up. There always seems to be someone famous just a table away. The posh restaurant filled … Continue reading Sexy Petite Taqueria + Omakase

Adam Levine + Sammy Hagar celebrate the launch of Santo Mezquila

Sammy Hagar and Adam Levine launched the first-ever blend of premium Agave distillates called Santo Mezquila. On February 9, 2017 the two achieved a true higher spirit with their new concoction, 100% Blue Agave – commonly known as Tequila, and Espadin Agave, used to produce Mezcal. Born from a creative revelation that Sammy and Adam shared one night in Cabo San Lucas, and honed over two years, Santo … Continue reading Adam Levine + Sammy Hagar celebrate the launch of Santo Mezquila

Holiday LaLaScoop Gift Guide 2016

We’ve researched far and wide and LaLaScoop’ed Los Angeles gift ideas for everyone on your list. The best gift you can give is kindness, as well as your time, but add a note of appreciation and one of these holiday treats to put a smile on anyone’s face. Beard Paw With hipsta beards and staches all the rage, these premium Beard Paw Wipes are perfect … Continue reading Holiday LaLaScoop Gift Guide 2016