Month: June 2015

Cinépolis USA Offers Magic Mike XXL Specials

Now open – Magic Mike XXL” moviegoers at Cinépolis USA will get more than just a movie ticket this week from Tuesday, June 30-Thursday, July 2 between the hours of 6 to 11pm at all theaters except for Cinépolis Jupiter (6/2 only). In partnership…

Nice people at Crepes + Kitchen

Walk into Crepes + Kitchen on Wilshire Blvd. near La Brea Ave. and the friendly owner, Yafit Barades greets you with a warm smile. She is genuinely nice to every person who walks in the door. On a recent visit, Yafit introduced me to…

Vernetti – The Culinary Hub of Larchmont Village

As a young boy, Chef Steve Vernetti learned how to cook from watching his mother and reading Julia Child cookbooks. At the age of 8, he made a tray of éclairs while his parents went out for the afternoon. When they returned, the kitchen…

Starting off the Day with Fresh Green Juice

Everyone knows breakfast is one of the best meals for you to fire up your metabolism and start off your day. So Cal has a plethora of fresh juice spots that offer healthy green smoothies to pair with a healthy egg dish. Here are…

This Year’s Beastly Ball Is Full Of Culinary Delights

GLAZA Beastly Ball is this Saturday Night on June 20 from 6 to 9 p.m. the Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association hosts the 45th annual Beastly Ball honoring Los Angeles City Council Member Tom LaBonge (District 4) and 99 Cents Only Stores, President and…

Father’s Day Festivities in Los Angeles

If you don’t want to BBQ at home for Dad, take him out. Here are some great venues in Los Angeles – Celebrate at aestus Chef Alex Ageneau’s seasonal menu for Father’s Day brunch includes brisket hash, millet pudding, and scrambled egg tartine with…

Rolling down the Miracle Mile with Spare Tire

Last time I dined at The Spare Tire, I sat under a full-size crocodile hanging on the wall. I enjoy the eclectic decor in the bar with silver, pewter and gold painted tires hanging on the wall. On the ceiling is an interesting black…

CPK Keeps Getting Better

In 1985, attorneys Rick Rosenfield and Larry Flax opened a bright yellow casual pizza restaurant on Beverly Drive. It was located on a block in Beverly Hills that didn’t get as much foot traffic as the Beverly Drive north of Wilshire Blvd, however within…

Authentic Korean Cuisine – Dong IL Jang

Korean barbecue has been a mainstay in Los Angeles for years, yet many residents in our city have never been to a Korean restaurant, including my octogenarian father. I recently enlightened my dad by treating him to an authentic lunch at Dong IL Jang…

10 Fun Facts About Celebrity Chef Nancy Silverton

Recently I had lunch with James Beard Award winner Nancy Silverton at her Chi Spacca restaurant on Melrose. It was an informative afternoon that also included Cheryl Forberg, the nutritionist for the popular television show, The Biggest Loser in a promotion with the American…

Splash Into The FARMERS DAUGHTER Pool

On Sundays jump into the swimming pool at the Farmers Daughter Hotel with your clothes and shoes on after you enjoy a farm-to-table brunch, and management will take 50% off your bill. This is one of the new perks at Tart during brunch. After working…

Smoke. Oil. Salt. Celebrates Its One Year Anniversary

Recently Executive Chef Perfecto celebrated the restaurant’s one year anniversary with a ten-course dinner featuring his fan’s favorite dishes. It was a sell out with photos of his dishes displayed on Instagram. Over one year ago, Hollywood producer turned restaurateur Stephen Gelber, along with…

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