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…

Alessandro Del Piero Scores a winning goal at No. 10 Restaurant

Last Saturday was the second time I’ve dined at No. 10 Restaurant in Beverly Grove. The first time was right before it opened. While contractors were standing on ladders adjusting lights, the chefs Nick Parker and Italian-born Fabio Ugoletti prepared a variety of seasonal Italian delights. The name of the restaurant No. 10, as in,…

Solid Gold Citizen in Beverly Hills

When Citizen opened about two years ago next to Spago on Canon Drive, I enjoyed the creative food, kitschy decor and more reasonable prices than many of the other restaurants along the street. When my husband and I returned to Citizen for dinner last month, we noticed they still have the macrame wall coverings and…

Happy hour fun at The FLATS in Beverly Hills

Gone are the days of happy hours with tired drinks and lackluster bowls of salty nuts and pretzels. Bar fare has been kicked up a notch, with The FLATS in Beverly Hills leading the charge. Visit The FLATS between 4 to 6 p.m. during the week for Michelin-starred executive chef Paul Shoemaker’s appetizing dishes, which…

10 Reasons to Visit Palisades Village

It’s Opening Day for many of the merchants in Palisades Village. Starting on September 22, 2018, Pacific Palisades has a new gathering place featuring a diverse mix of over 40 merchants, boutiques and food experiences. I was invited to an early grand opening to be one of the first to experience this new seaside theme…

Robata Fun at INKO NITO

Following the success of Inko Nito’s first location in downtown’s Arts District, the Zuma group-owned eatery has opened its second location in Los Angeles in the former Bianconi space on Third Street. What makes eating at this modern robatayaki restaurant particularly fun is the open robata grill kitchen in the middle of the eatery. Diners…

GRANVILLE – Globally Inspired Dining

A little over one year ago, Granville remodeled the former Jerry’s Deli space across from Cedars Sinai Medical Center. Since I’m familiar with this mini-chain restaurant in Burbank, Studio City and Glendale, I was excited to join some friends for dinner in West Hollywood a couple weeks ago.  Noticing all the tables along the sidewalk…

Rosh Hashana Dine In or Take Home in LA

Celebrate the Jewish New Year on Sunday, Sept. 9 and Monday, Sept. 10 at one of the following restaurants in LA: The First Night At Jar Chef Suzanne Tracht presents Rosh Hashana on the first night of the Jewish Holiday – Sunday, September 9, 2018.  Suzanne includes many of her classics, while adding some traditional Eastern…

Julia Child Award Winning Chef Mary Sue Milliken

Recently chefs Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger earned the distinguished 2018 Julia Child award from the Julia Child Foundation. Not only are they the first women to win this prestigious award, but also the first team. Throughout their 35-year partnership, Milliken and Feniger have been restaurant industry leaders and innovators, as well as television personalities,…