KASS Wine Bar + Restaurant  Sophisticated French Fare

The newest restaurant on La Brea already has quite a following of oenophiles, foodies and Francophiles. Many remember esteemed Michelin starred French chef Christophe Émé when he was at his previous restaurant Ortolan on West Third Street.  I’ve already been twice to KASS since it opened this month in the former Wilde Wine Bar. The…

Take Your Sweetheart Here on Valentine’s Day

Where are you taking that special guy or gal this coming Thursday to celebrate Valentine’s Day? Some are celebrating before the big day and others will continue to celebrate afterwards and into the weekend. Here is a list of Weinlein approved destinations featured in the Beverly Press and Park LaBrea News:   Montage Beverly Hills…

Lunar New Year So Cal Celebrations

Were you born during the years 1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007? Those years and 2019 are The Year of the Pig. In terms of yin and yang, the Pig is yin. In the Chinese culture, pigs are the symbol of wealth. Here are some fun spots to celebrate your wealth this Lunar New Year:…

16 Ways to Enjoy Super Bowl Sunday

Living in Los Angeles, I am of course a LA RAMS fan! I’ve meet Les Snead and some of the Rams players at various philanthropic events. They are a great and talented team. Go cheer them on at some of my favorite spots – The BLUE & GOLD Bagels – RAMS fans enjoy your Super Bowl Sunday…

Le Petit Marche’ in Larchmont

At Le Petit Marché, Spoon Singh and Mathew Cape bring authentic French cuisine to the Larchmont Village with a stellar seasonal menu, full bar and market, as well as a gourmet bakery and coffee bar. Singh, founder of Kona Brewing Company, and Cape, Paris native and founder of Hollywood’s Vinolio, previously managed The Larchmont across…

The Henry in West Hollywood

My daughter and I enjoyed breakfast last week with a friend and her two-year old grandson at The Henry on Robertson. It’s informal during breakfast where diners order at the coffee bar a quinoa breakfast burrito with a cup of Joe, or smashed avocado toast with a Greens and Protein smoothie. The coffee menu includes cold…

Spoonfed’s sweet and savory comfort food

Sean Loeffel’s Spoonfed brings delightful Midwestern family recipes to the heart of Hollywood. “I wanted to bring to Hollywood the dishes I grew up loving and requesting for special occasions,” said Loeffel, who was raised outside Chicago in a family with 10 children. One of those tried and true recipes includes his mother’s winning clam…

Holiday Sunday Brunch at WP24 by Wolfgang Puck 

For the first time ever WP24 by Wolfgang Puck at The Ritz-Carlton, in Los Angeles at L.A. Live opens its doors to guests and the public for an interactive Sunday brunch. Start with a complimentary lychee mimosa and an array of lovely baked items before you are escorted to your view table. Guests are invited…

Holiday Gift Snacknation Delights

Bring some holiday cheer to your office or home with SnackNation. It’s a snack subscription box filled with healthier snacks to munch on at home, put into school lunches, supply at the office break room or bring to a holiday gathering. Starting on December 10th, SnackNation is offering two different curations – “Mindful Munchies”  and “All Sweet, No…