So Cal Easter Getaways

Easter weekend is an ideal time to take a Spring trip to a new Southern California destination. The flowers are in their fully glory and the weather is warm with bright blue skies this time of year. Gather your loved ones and check into a luxury resort for some Easter festivities. Flowers in Full Bloom…

Kentucky Derby Festivities Around Town

This Saturday is the 142nd Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky. For those who aren’t flying to the yearly event, you can watch it on NBC. There are 20 horses running in the Kentucky Derby this year. Don’t want to watch it alone? Here’s where you can get dressed up and celebrate – 1. Kentucky…

Zinc @ The Shade Hotel with Devin Alexander

When The Cheesecake Factory’s Bistro Shrimp Pasta recently topped the list of Xtreme Eating Awards with 3,120 calories, (put out by the Center for Science in the Public Interest) I shuddered to think of all the calories I consume when I go out to dine. A friend told me about a terrific chef, Devin Alexander,…

30 Days of Devinly Decadence at Zinc @ shade

Since I have vowed to eat healthy during 2013, I was excited to meet Chef Devin Alexander to try some of her dishes at The Shade Hotel in Manhattan Beach. Currently, Devin has 8 popular cookbooks, including the Biggest Loser cookbooks. She hosts America’s Chefs on Tour on PBS and has a show Healthy Decadence…