BIG BIG Baja – 3 restaurants with below the border bites

After many years, I’m still thinking of one of the best lunches of my life in Baja California, Mexico, just outside Todos Santos at a restaurant called Jazamango by innovative creative Chef Javier Plascencia. Seated next to a lush garden, the restaurant offers up produce from a few feet away and seafood delights from the abundant and fruitful lands of Baja while the open outdoor … Continue reading BIG BIG Baja – 3 restaurants with below the border bites

LA Getaway: Viejas Casino & Resort

As promised, here is my second installment in an ambitious attempt to highlight our local Native American gaming resorts. Today, we’ll be discussing Viejas Casino & Resort. In the small high-desert town of Alpine in Viejas in the distant southeastern corner of San Diego County, you’ll find an oasis known as Viejas. Locals come to play casino games, enjoy great dining, partake in the nightclub … Continue reading LA Getaway: Viejas Casino & Resort

Holiday Cheer with Hilton San Diego Bayfront

One of the twelve best places to spend Christmas in America is San Diego, and for good reason. It was 68 degrees last weekend when we spent a festive weekend in December at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront. From Los Angeles, the drive to San Diego took around 2 hours leaving mid morning. The annual Holiday by the Bay celebration kicked things up a notch … Continue reading Holiday Cheer with Hilton San Diego Bayfront

LA Escape: La Jolla’s Historic La Valencia Hotel

The Pink Lady with her rosy stucco exterior and iconic tower is almost 90 years old. Oh, if her walls could talk! Recently, we drove to La Jolla for a mini staycation at the captivating and luxurious La Valencia Hotel, La Jolla’s grand dame who strikes quite a pose in the charming seaside cliff-hugging San Diego suburb. While residing, we heard rocker band Guns and … Continue reading LA Escape: La Jolla’s Historic La Valencia Hotel

ORG Skincare Partners with M Dot Design Studio for LA Fashion Week

ORG Skincare partnered up with fashion blogger Kristi XOXO in support of LA Fashion Week and M Dot Design Studio to bring the Spring Summer 2014 collection to life. Guests enjoyed themselves at the W Hotel in Westwood poolside while eyeing the sophisticated pieces from the new collection. The serious pouty models showed off gorgeous 1920’s style hairdos while prancing effortlessly around the W Westside … Continue reading ORG Skincare Partners with M Dot Design Studio for LA Fashion Week