Philosophy’s Hope and Grace luncheon reminds us to be #stigmafree

Did you know that 90% of those who die from suicide had an underlying mental illness? 1 in 5 Americans are affected by mental illness in a year. May is Mental Health month, and last week we attended Philosophy’s Hope and Grace luncheon reminding all of us to be #stigmafree. This campaign partnered with the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is a national effort focused on shattering the … Continue reading Philosophy’s Hope and Grace luncheon reminds us to be #stigmafree

Esterel unveils at the Sofitel Beverly Hills

The Sofitel Los Angeles unveiled its new style this past week with ESTEREL restaurant and Xperiment USA Hospitality Group. Now the wraparound side terrace with heat lamps feels like the Garden of Eden overflowing with walls of hanging flowers and chairs that look like they came from your mother’s backyard. A whimsical private backspace filled with hanging bird cages and an elegant wall of mirrors makes a … Continue reading Esterel unveils at the Sofitel Beverly Hills

Kindred Foundation for Adoption Inaugural Fundraiser

The Sofitel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills played host Tuesday night to the inaugural fundraiser of the Kindred Foundation for Adoption. The Svedka Vodka cocktails flowed as celebrities and supporters signed up to volunteer for their time and resources to the Kindred’s cause: to aid adoptees and their families in finding stability and happiness. “We believe that family is extendable not only to those with … Continue reading Kindred Foundation for Adoption Inaugural Fundraiser

Toasting autumn at Riviera 31

Last night I was lucky enough to take part in a tasting of the new fall and winter cocktail menu at Riviera 31, located in the beautiful Hotel Sofitel in Beverly Hills. Inspired by lifestyle icons of the 50’s and 60’s, the cocktails highlighted the talents of resident mixologist (and awesomely named) Ferrari Watts. The drinks came with names like Coco C, Bardot, Deneuve, Grace and Piaf, and covered … Continue reading Toasting autumn at Riviera 31

Urban Street Art Pops Up at the Sofitel for One Night Only Thanks to Black Apple Gallery

Black Apple Gallery will curate a one-of-a-kind experience premiering artworks by an unprecedented group of globally renowned and legendary street artists at Contraband 2 at Riviera 31 Lounge, Friday, August 8, from 7PM – 2AM at Sofitel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills. Black Apple Gallery’s co-directors, Eric Perlman and Jared Rothman are Street Art fans and collectors in Los Angeles with diverse professional backgrounds in arts and entertainment. Together, Perlman and Rothman strive to bring these … Continue reading Urban Street Art Pops Up at the Sofitel for One Night Only Thanks to Black Apple Gallery

Dancing With The Stars Season 18 Wrap Party

The Dancing With The Stars Season 18 official wrap party was held at Riviera 31 of the Sofitel Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills on Tuesday, May 20. The beautiful space had partygoers strolling the red carpet, and dancing their way into the indoor outdoor space. Guests had cocktails under the stars, and sampled divine bites from some of the best restaurants and chefs in the nation. The stylish … Continue reading Dancing With The Stars Season 18 Wrap Party