Month: February 2014

When Life Gives You Lemons, Brighten Your Day at Lemonade

You may have noticed a plethora of Lemonade signs throughout Los Angeles, not lemonade stands, but a modern, fast-casual, cafeteria-style restaurant. The co-founder, Alan Jackson is the grandson of the 50s and 60s actor Alan Ladd. His mother is Ladd’s daughter and his father…

Host Your Own Academy Awards Oscar Party

Yesterday I had the opportunity to attend a “Stars Under The Stars” Oscars Preview of the Governors Ball at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. Under a canopy of twinkling lights I was in awe to experience what our Hollywood Elite will get to experience…

Bunker Hill – Downtown’s Hot Sports Bar

The downtown restaurant and bar scene has blossomed over the past few years. A newish-hot sports bar is Bunker Hill Bar & Grill, located on the ground floor of a downtown Los Angeles landmark building at Fifth and Flower. This comfortable lunch and after-work place…

Cafe Rockenwagner: Ingenious Cuisine with a German Flair

I’ve been fascinated with Hans Röckenwagner since the 1980s, when I used to take clients to his restaurant Röckenwagner in Santa Monica on Main Street. Out of town clients loved the unique interior design, splendid food, and his famous German pretzel rolls. It soon…

5 Places to Take Your Sweetheart on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Specials for Two at Cecconi’s Executive Chef Andrea Cavaliere prepares a share seafood platter for two for $38 that include oysters mignonette, cured salmon, and octopus ceviche. His wood roasted turbot for two is $58. There is also a double chocolate tart with wild berries…

Red Med at Formosa Cafe

The legendary Formosa Café has been in Vincent Jung’s family for three generations. Originally opening in 1925 in a red trolley car that once rolled down Santa Monica Blvd. It became the Formosa Café when Jung’s grandfather Lem Quom, partnered with the owner in…

Top Chef at Sea with Celebrity Cruises

Starting July 2014, there will be an exciting new culinary program on four different Celebrity Cruises as the luxury cruise line partners with the Emmy Award winning BRAVO television series “Top Chef.” According to Lisa Kauffman, VP of Marketing, Celebrity Cruises, “We are thrilled to…

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