Dining at the historic Guild on Sunset

Restauranteur Diego Leporini recently opened The Guild in the former Constance Bennett Building. It was the previous home to Al Bacio, which closed in 2015. Back in the 1930s, it was the Screen Actors Guild headquarters. To honor its celebrity cachet, Leporine thought naming his newest restaurant “The Guild” was fitting. The walls are painted…

Al Fresco dining at The Front Yard

You know the saying – Three’s a charm? Over the weekend, I dined for a third time at The Front Yard restaurant attached to the Garland Hotel in North Hollywood. The first two times, we sat in a booth inside the dining room near the small, yet lively bar. This time we were seated out on…

Exploring The Broad in LA

When in Los Angeles, there are a multitude of fun events to see and do. One of my Top 5 favorites is The Broad museum – It’s FREE. Here are 10 Things to Know Before Exploring The Broad – The museum is closed on Mondays. It opens at 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday and…

Meeting Football Legend Rosey Grier at the new Shade Hotel Redondo Beach

Attending a charity watch party event benefitting the Los Angeles Rams in Redondo Beach at the new Stand House Redondo Beach, I noticed football legend Rosey Grier talking to a group of fans. Born in 1932, he appears much younger than an 84-year-old man. Michael Zislis invited over 30 LA Rams legends including Rosey Grier,…

Barbecue is Smokin’ Hot at the Geffen Playhouse

Remember James Frey’s mega selling book, A Million Little Pieces? I read it in 2003, before Oprah discovered and picked it for her Oprah’s Book Club. The book shot up to the top of the New York Times best seller list, until Oprah discovered it was not a completely factual memoir. She slammed Frey for…

Heavenly Hamanasi Resort in Belize

In 1842, Charles Darwin described Belize as “The most remarkable reef in the West Indies,” in his book, Coral Reefs of the World. Flying into Belize City and looking out the window, I noticed the turquoise blue water and atolls just a boat ride away from shore. On a map inside the American Airlines airplane…