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…

“The LEGO® Movie 2: The Second Part,” Pop-Up in Hollywood

Now in theaters nationwide the heroes of “The LEGO Movie” are in a new action-packed adventure to save their beloved city.  Fans of all ages can immerse themselves in a one of a kind interactive experience. The LEGO® Space Hollywood, at Vine Street and Hollywood Boulevard stays until February 10, 2019. The fully enclosed 6,000 sq….

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…

“Year of the Pig” at Universal Studios

Celebrate Lunar New year now at Universal Studios Hollywood featuring “Year of the Pig” decorations, food and entertainment now through February 18. Upon entering, you will notice a curtain of customary red Chinese lanterns and stunning plum blossom Wishing Trees. Discover which of the 12 zodiac animal signs belong to you, accompanied by their symbolic…

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:…

5K with the Universal Studios Minions

Today I previewed the upcoming Running Universal Day scheduled for May 11. Lace up your shoes to walk, jog or run 3.1 miles through Hollywood’s only motion picture amusement park. This public wellness event at Universal Studios Hollywood allows guests to enter the park early, traverse through the amusement areas, historic backlot, and up to…

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…

Celebrate the LA RAMS this Sunday

Trejo’s Coffee and Los Angeles Rams donuts Celebrate the Los Angeles Rams’ NFC Championship Game on Sunday, Jan. 20, against the New Orleans Saints. Bring some of Los Angeles Rams fan Danny Trejo’s donuts to your football viewing party. The glazed football-shaped donuts features the Rams’ colors and player numbers, including a #16 donut for…

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…