LA Honors Jonathan Gold this Saturday

A tribute to the late Pulitzer Prize winning Los Angeles Time food critic Jonathan Gold, will start at the new El Segundo at the LA Times building this Saturday, July 28 at sunset. Gold sadly passed away on July 21 at the age of 57 from pancreatic cancer. He would have turned 58 years old this…

Cuisine Worthy of the King of Thailand

Operating on Fairfax Avenue since the mid-1970s, Thai restaurant Chao Krung has become an integral part of the Los Angeles community. Originally led by Boon and Supa Kuntee, the restaurant is now run by their daughters, Amanda Kuntee and Katy Noochlaor, who are serving up some delicious new surprises. “Through the years, the dishes became…

8 Favorite So Cal Ice Cream Destinations

My three favorite summer foods are watermelon, grilled corn and ice cream. Here’s a roundup of some of my favorite Los Angeles area spots to enjoy one of the world’s favorite icy cool treats. Butterbeer Ice Cream Celebrate National Ice Cream Day at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Hollywood. The theme…

5 Ways to Cool Down at LEGOLAND

Summer temperatures are rising, yet LEGOLAND offers multiple venues to keep your family happy and cool. Here are 5 solutions to beat the heat: LEGO® City: Deep Sea Adventure submarine ride at LEGOLAND® California Resort. The interactive ride features more than 2,000 sea animals including several five species of sharks, several species of rays including…

Paramount Coffee Project DTLA

The ROW DTLA space, which features the bustling Smorgasburg LA market on Sundays, now offers visitors a bold taste of Australia. Paramount Coffee Project, an import from Down Under, is generating quite a buzz. It has opened its second location in Los Angeles after the success of its first shop on Fairfax Avenue.   Taking…

10 Fun Fourth of July Venues in LA

Since I’m staying in town this Fourth of July, I researched where some fun Fourth of July food, drink and firework viewing spots are in So Cal. Here’s 10 destinations to cool down and nourish yourself on July 4, 2018   Marina Del Rey Hotel’s July Fourth Red, White and BBQ Celebration! Enjoy picturesque Marina views,…

Jeni’s brand new ice cream cone

Walking along Hillhurst in Los Feliz, I stopped in front of Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams and noticed a patriotic sign in the window. It was three scoops of red, white and blue ice cream. Below the cone are the words “Flavor Is Everyone.” Someone decided to paint in red underneath this sign “Kindness Is Magic.” Few things…