10 Sights to Walk and See in Sausalito

Sausalito is located between the Golden Gate Bridge and Marin offering a waterfront flotilla of colorful houseboats, tall mast sailboats and luxury yachts on Richardson Bay with Mount Tamalpais in the backdrop.  The beauty of this enclave has inspired painters, photographers, sculptors, and songwriters including musician Otis Redding. He wrote “Sittin’ On The Dock of…

FREE Travel & Foodie GPSmyCity APPS

Recently I was approached by GPSmyCity to collaborate with them to include some of my travel and dining articles on their GPSmyCity App available on iTunes App Store and Google Play. We are posting some of my articles including “Catalina Island Food Tour.” Click on this link https://www.gpsmycity.com/blog/6009 today, Monday, July 15 through Sunday, July 21, and proceed to download the…

dineLA menu at Atrium Los Feliz

One of L.A.’s most buzzed about new restaurant Atrium is one of the 433 restaurants featured this Summer during dineLA Restaurant Week from July 12-26. Last night I was invited to a preview of Chef Hunter Pritchett’s four-course dineLA menu, featuring peak of the season local Farmers Market produce. Guests have a choice of one Starter – housemade thick and crusty grilled…

Caruso’s at the Rosewood Miramar Beach

Driving up to the American Riviera, also known as Santa Barbara, for a summer getaway, we stopped at the new oceanfront restaurant Caruso’s for dinner. Named after the real estate and lifestyle developer Rick Caruso, it’s a fine-dining supper club located at the new luxury Rosewood Miramar Beach Hotel. Located below the Miramar Beach Bar,…

Hollywood History in La Jolla

Only two hours from Los Angeles, the lovely coastal town of La Jolla has a bit of Hollywood lore. While visiting friends living in San Diego, we stayed overnight at the newly refreshed Grande Colonial in the center of La Jolla Village. It’s an ideal location to walk along the scenic walkways to view the…

Summer dineLA Favorites

This summer dineLA celebrates 15-days of special menus and dining deals at some of the best restaurants in Los Angeles. The dineLA Restaurant Week event runs from July 12 through July 26 showcasing Los Angeles’ casual to premier dining destinations. It’s a great time to explore the culinary scene in various neighborhoods throughout the city….

Celebrating Fourth of July 2019

Here’s some fun Fourth of July spots to celebrate Independence Day with friends & family, eat BBQ, corn on the cob, watermelon, sip festive drinks and watch fireworks: First ever 4th of July celebration at Universal Studios Hollywood! Celebrate Independence Day like never before at Universal Studios Hollywood’s first ever salute to the stars and…

Summer Fun at Palisades Village

Last weekend was a kick-off Summer Block Party at Palisades Village with carnival games, crafts and food, as well as live musical entertainment and a variety of tenant activations and giveaways by many of the merchants. Palisades Village opened September 22, 2018, as a new gathering place offering a diverse mix of merchants, boutiques and food…

Serenity at Sirocco Restaurant

Before seeing the show Mysterious Circumstances at The Geffen Playhouse, my friend Brenda invited me to dinner at the newly opened restaurant Sirocco. Below the Getty Center, on the corner of Sunset Blvd. and the 405 freeway in Brentwood, is the 162 guest rooms and suites Luxe Sunset Hotel. Inside is a serene and peaceful retro-modern interior…