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:…

Thanksgiving Dining specials

For those who enjoy spending free time outside or doing something else other than spending your entire day in a kitchen cooking a Thanksgiving feast, here are 16 dining destinations open on Thanksgiving Day. Check out some spots to pick up a pie to bring to a family or friend’s home. Merry Thanksgiving at Mari…

Fun Birthday Venues in Los Angeles

Planning a birthday is easy in LA. The city has so many fun celebratory venues for brunch, roof top soirees and festive dinner affairs. When friends ask for my advice about a fun birthday destination, I always give them a list of three. Now my list has grown. Here are my favorite restaurants to celebrate…

11 Days & Cocktails Before Christmas

Tis the time to celebrate the 11 days left before Christmas with 11 innovative holiday cocktails at some of Los Angeles’ Best Bars and Dining Destinations. It’s a great way to get into a festive mood before or after shopping for holiday presents. GIRASOL – Entering Girasol for a cocktail and dinner reminds me of…

Thanksgiving Dining-Out Guide

Here are some holiday dining events around Los Angeles before and during Thanksgiving. Why cook and clean? Go out and enjoy a memorable meal with family and friends. Tam O’Shanter Dickens dinner Tam O’Shanter is offering a special menu and Dickensian entertainment for its Dickens dinners on Monday, Nov. 23 and Tuesday, Nov. 24 at…