Cleo’s – Intoxicating Middle Eastern Cuisine

Cleo at the Redbury Hotel in Hollywood specializes in Eastern Mediterranean cuisine by executive chef Danny Elmaleh. His unique culinary style and the menu at Cleo are based on his upbringing in Haifa, Israel. Born to a Moroccan father and a Japanese mother, Elmaleh later moved to Japan where his father opened the country’s first…

What’s New at the Mandarin Oriental Hotels

Redesigned Rooms at The Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong Local Hong Kong designer Joyce Wang is redesigning all 113 guestrooms and suites. The rooms have an elegant “comfortable residential feel, together with a fresh and contemporary look,” said Torsten van Dullemen, General Manager of the Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong. The hotel offers some of the best…

Ray’s & Stark Bar Designer Water Program and Cuisine

  ‘Water is the most important beverage you can drink,” said Martin Riese, the General Manager of Ray’s & Stark Bar. We all know that, however this certified water sommelier from Germany is an expert on water and the TDS (Total Dissolved Solid) in water. “The higher the TDS, the more minerals and health benefits. “There…

Ray’s & Stark Bar’s Cur-ate Dinner Series

On July 14, foodies and fine art aficionados are flocking to LACMA to learn how the role of food is displayed in art. The after-hours tour inside the LACMA galleries is led by Artbites founder Maite Gomez-Rejón. It’s a historical and social context art gallery tour with guests taking a “bite” out of the city with…