Summer Dining & Music at the Hollywood Bowl

I was invited to the preview of this year’s culinary and beverage program led by James Beard Award winning Chef Suzanne Goin and this year’s James Beard Foundation Outstanding Restaurateur of the Year, Caroline Styne. I learned that the Hollywood Bowl is one of the largest natural amphitheaters in the world, with a seating capacity…

Free Trolley Rides in West Hollywood

Now locals and visitors in West Hollywood can travel for free every Friday and Saturday night, while cruising up and down the Sunset Strip and Santa Monica Blvd. Riders can hop on and hop off on the new Sunset Trip bold black trolleys. The music playlist offers classic rock n’ roll that helped make the Sunset…

Winning Watermelon Dishes in LA

What is the quintessential summer fruit? My vote is watermelon! Some of my favorite chefs are preparing watermelon in fun ways onto their menus this summer. Since National Watermelon Day is on August 3, here is a list of 6 restaurants and bars that feature watermelon on the menu in innovative ways. 1. True Food Kitchen…

Grownup’s Summer Fun at Descanso Gardens

Tomorrow, August 12 and August 19, adults can enjoy the end of the summer with a grownup vibe. Enjoy cold Golden Road craft beer, fun camp crafts, The Flashdance spinning tunes on vinyl and lawn games at the Lakeside Lounge – in the Oak Woodland part of Descanso Gardens. “Camp” starts at 5 to 8…