Month: February 2016

10 Reasons to Go To The LA Travel & Adventure Show

The Los Angeles Travel & Adventure Show returns this weekend February 27 -28 to the Long Beach Convention Center. Since 2004, it’s the premier travel industry and consumer show helping over 1.1 million travelers connect with 2,800 travel brands. This year there are more…

5 Fun Leap Year Facts & Where in LA To Celebrate

Since it takes the Earth approximately 365 days, 5 hours, 48 minutes, and 45 seconds to circle once around the Sun, we have a Leap year every four years to maintain our Gregorian calendar, otherwise we would lose almost six hours off our calendar every…

A Peek Into Celebrity Award Shows Gift Bags

I was giddy with excitement all day when I received a Madison & Mulholland’s 2016 Awards Season Gift Bag and discovered a multitude of products that award show nominees enjoy. For 15 years the Madison and Mulholland team work with clients who have interesting…

Venice’s Leona: California flavors with a hint of Korean pizzazz

Strolling along the canals in Venice, built in 1905 by developer Abbott Kinney, is a relaxing experience. It’s a charming area with its eclectic architecture, the bridges tha span the canals and the graceful white egrets that fly overhead. Located next to a canal…

Three Ways To Dine at ROKU

I was saddened to learn that Sushi Roku closed its doors on Third Street near La Cienega. The other locations in Santa Monica and Pasadena are still open. Owner and partner of Innovative Dining Group (IDG), Michael Cardenas started his career as a teppan…

Kicking Back in Kauai

Visiting the oldest of the Hawaiian Islands, known as the Garden Island, is ideal for relaxing, sightseeing and enjoying the taste of authentic Hawaiian cuisine. All year round, Hanalei is one of the most idyllic towns along the North Shore to experience the true…

National Pancake Week Starts February 21

National Pancake Week is February 21 through February 27. Here are some great spots to celebrate in Los Angeles and indulge with lot’s of syrup. 1.Restaurant: Du-Pars This diner-style restaurant chain is based in Los Angeles, California. The first Du-par’s was founded in 1938…

Plan Your Own Oscar Dinner Party

As a little girl, my parents loved to throw an Academy Awards Oscars Party. We would make a special dinner, decorate the house and write each category and nominee on pieces of paper. I remember making a separate bowl for Best Picture, Best Song,…

Single & Ready To Mingle on Valentine’s Day in LA

Don’t be sad if you are single this Valentine’s Day! There are 10 great dining and drinking spots opening their doors to offer fun events for all the single ladies….and men. 1. Tom Bergin’s Public House The historic Irish pub is celebrating an alternative…

Celebrate Fat Tuesday & Mardi Gras in Los Angeles

Happy Fat Tuesday! This day refers to events of the Carnival celebrations, where one eats richer, fatty food before the ritual fasting on Ash Wednesday and the beginning of the Lent season. Here’s 6 places in LA to Celebrate Fat Tuesday and Mardi Gras –…

Eat. Meet. Greet. at LA Cookie Con

Once a year the LA Cookie Convention comes into town. This year it is Feb. 6 and Feb. 7 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. I arrived early on Saturday morning to see long lines forming of excited cookie and sweets aficionados eager to…

Watch the SUPER BOWL at These LA Hot Spots

I hope you’re gearing up for the big game tomorrow! Here are some great destinations to watch the Super Bowl and eat some mighty tasty fare or a fantastic dessert ack to bring home to your own party- Super Bowl Desserts Stop at the…

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