Border Grill’s Day of the Dead menu

My favorite Two Hot Tamales executive chefs Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger are honoring culinarians who have passed away with a special culinary menu until Nov. 6, 2018. Staying true to the restaurant’s Mexican heritage Border Grill’s Day of the Dead dishes include ceviche negro made with shrimp, scallops, squid ink, jicama, chipotle and…

Luxury at The Hyatt Regency LAX

After a recent renovation, LAX now has a new luxury hotel for locals and visitors to enjoy before or after a flight to extend their vacation. Just steps from LAX Terminal 1, the Hyatt Regency has a Heart. At the reception area are bowls of apples. When guests who take an apple and donate $1,…

8 Favorite FounderMade Consumer Discovery Show West Gifts

Recently at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California, a  summit of more than 200+ innovative consumer brands and leaders in the beauty, wellness, and food introduced their latest consumers products. FounderMade attendees got a chance to glam up with a manicure from GlamSquad, enjoyed a detoxing armpit facial and complimentary refreshing coconuts from Kopari Beauty, cooled down with Cryo…

Exploring Washington D.C. in the Autumn

While visiting our daughter in Baltimore, MD we enjoyed a traditional cracking crab lunch at L.P. Steamers before exploring historical and whimsical sites along this important seaport city. Two of my favorite sites included the Fort McHenry, birthplace of the U.S. national anthem, “The Star-Spangled Banner.” It sits at the mouth of Baltimore’s Inner Harbor…

A Perfect 10 Spa Day at The Montage Beverly Hills

Walking into the Spanish Colonial Revival style spa on the third floor of Montage Beverly Hills, I was warmly greeted by a staff member to the 20,000 square foot luxury oasis for a Perfect 10 spa experience. Celebrating 10 years, the property located in the heart of Beverly Hills offers visitors and guests an all-day spa…

Cookie Good Will Perk Up Your Day

During the month of October, Cookie Good has gone pink in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month by donating a portion of all sales of their cookies, bars, gluten-free options and now edible brownie batter to Breast Cancer Care & Research Fund. Their cookies and edible brownie batter will take you to that feeling when…

Day of the Dead at Border Grill

The iconic L.A. restaurant Border Grill during Halloween season is staying true to their Mexican heritage and will be featuring a cheeky Day of the Dead themed menu from October 16 – November 6. As a nod to the Day of the Dead tradition of honoring those who have passed away, Border Grill has also curated…

Wine & Dine at Wally’s Beverly Hills

Looking over the wine “bible” at Wally’s Beverly Hills can be quite daunting, as it’s a thick menu filled with pages of white and red wines from different local and international regions around the world. Wally’s owner Christian Navarro and Wine Director Matthew Turner oversee a wine program of 3,000 selections. There are four pages…

Nights of the Jack O’Lanterns

With Halloween creeping up soon, take the family to an immersive Nights of the Jack experience at Gillette Ranch in Calabasas. This spot was chosen as the site, because of the great historical nod to pumpkins – Calabasas means “pumpkin” in Spanish. Nights of the Jack is a gentle 1/2 mile walk to see thousands of…