Dining Out

  • New & Notable: Viva Hollywood

    Out with the old and in with the new. Happens more frequently in Los Angeles than you’d believe. Last night I had the privilege of checking out the new dining concept, Viva Hollywood, which has taken over Beso’s real estate in the heart of Hollywood. Donning bright red walls on it’s exterior, Viva Hollywood draws your eyes […] Read more…

  • Date Night at Cassia

    If you live in west LA, then you’ve definitely experienced at least one of the eateries associated with the Rustic Canyon Family of Restaurants. Huckleberry Cafe, Milo & Olive, Rustic Canyon, Sweet Rose Creamery, Esters Wine Bar and of course, Cassia. The restaurant has been open for some time now, but still maintains it’s superior […] Read more…

Local Events

  • Cochon555 | Los Angeles 2017

    Last year C and I discovered the Cochon555 tour. We made sure we marked our calendars for their 2017 stopover in Los Angeles. We beamed with excitement to see what the chefs had in store for this year as we walked into the Viceroy. For those of you who aren’t familiar with Cochon555, it was created […] Read more…

  • Los Angeles Magazine Best New Restaurants 2017

    Despite popular belief, Angelenos have no fear of the rain.. when it comes to food at least. Last week we decided to brave the rainy weather for one of the best food festivals of the year. This year’s event was held at the A+D Architecture and Design Museum in downtown LA and was stacked with […] Read more…

In The Kitchen

  • Cocktail Cooldown: Flatiron Martini

    Martinis. Crisp, cool and dangerous. A great combination for a Friday night. With the booming trend of craft cocktails in the city, I decided to try my hand at making some in the luxury of my own home. Now, martinis are one of those drinks which everyone has a difference of opinion on what exactly goes […] Read more…

  • Mason Jar Cheesecake

    I hosted a baby shower for my sister this past weekend and decided that I’d make an attempt to bake the treats for the dessert table. The spread included chocolate covered marshmallow pops, cream puffs, banana pudding, a salted caramel cake, and these cute little mason jar cheesecakes. With only three ingredients for the crust and […] Read more…

Product Reviews

  • Luvienz – A Taste of Luxury

    A work of art in its own right, the Luvienz chest features sumptuous pearled leather with the classic elegance of wood. Fruit of the savoir-faire of the finest French artisans, Maltier le Malletier, the chest is meticulously crafted in workshops committed to carrying on a long tradition of excellence in luxury carrying cases. There are […] Read more…

  • Sprinkles Cupcakes X Care Bears™

    Today, Care Bears TM announced a partnership with the world’s first cupcake bakery, Sprinkles, as part of the beloved brand’s 35th Anniversary celebration. From January 5-25, Sprinkles will offer limited-edition Care Bears cupcakes and sweet surprises at all bakery locations nationwide. “We are thrilled to kick off the Care Bears 35th Anniversary celebration with Sprinkles […] Read more…