The Grill on the Alley

  Just steps from Rodeo Drive sits the Beverly Hills institution, The Grill on the Alley. A friend and I visited The Grill for lunch, where we heard the happy chatter of regulars sipping beverages and dining on Cobb salads, chicken pot pies and daily specials. The restaurant was packed with people at 1:30 p.m….

Palm – Old World Hospitality

Last month I enjoyed a “ladies lunch” with two girlfriends at Palm Restaurant in West Hollywood. The first Palm opened in 1926 on 837 2nd Ave. in New York City. Two Italians, Pio Bozzi and John Ganzi, from Parma, Italy obtained their business license to open a restaurant. Since their accents were so thick, when they said…

NAYA – Innovative Indian Cuisine

 During the high winds last week, it was a relief to visit NAYA in Silver Lake to get out of the harsh elements. For those of you who remember the Indian restaurant Tantra Sunset, it’s closed. In its space is a newly transformed Indian restaurant, brilliantly designed by Spacecraft. The interiors are worth a visit…