Archive | November, 2008

Charlotte Tarantola

Posted on 30 November 2008

Leave it to fashion designer Charlotte Tarantola to make Disney inspired clothing wearable. Her eponymous line, Charlotte Tarantola and her second, edgier line Laquette are both filled with touches of sparkle and color added to sustainable key wardrobe pieces. Tarantola’s inspiration revolves around designing things that make her smile while insuring that all business ethics […]

Body Bar Spa – Silverlake, California

Posted on 30 November 2008

It is difficult to describe just how polished and relaxing the decor and vibe at Body Bar spa really is. You will soon notice that this is a socially oriented spa with wide open, yet somehow cozy, areas decorated in soothing and earthy tones.

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Celebrate the Holiday’s at the Langham Hotel in Pasadena

Posted on 30 November 2008

The Langham Huntington Hotel & Spa located in Pasadena captures the gracious style and welcoming hospitality of an early 19th-century residence. The customer service is impeccable, the staff is always nearby and ready to assist you with any questions or needs you may have. Take a stroll around the grounds to gaze at the rich details in the décor and the English influenced ambience which is likely inspired by the original Langham hotel located in London.

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Sushi Roku – D.E.L.I.C.I.O.U.S.

Posted on 30 November 2008

The love affair that Los Angeles has with Japanese cuisine shows no sign of slowing. As a result, the best sushi restaurants are increasingly popular for both quick bites to eat or for more glamorous nights out.

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Five Really Good Reasons Why you Should Visit Lake Tahoe

Posted on 30 November 2008

If you are still deciding where to spend the coming holidays look no further than Lake Tahoe. This extraordinarily beautiful place, situated on a massive lake offers great dining options and numerous luxury lodging or vacation rentals; it nestles you in the mountains on the border of California and Nevada, with plenty of options for activities both indoors and out.

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The Weekly Wine – Frank Family Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon

Posted on 29 November 2008

By K.L. Riley

I gave my friend the wine list to pick out a wine for us at a Christmas dinner and he picked Frank Family Reserve Cabernet. My first thought was “what the hell did he just order?!”, and then I drank it and my perspective of Rutherford fruit was changed forever.

Illuminate at Corey Helford Gallery – Los Angeles

Posted on 29 November 2008

Illuminate: New Works By Mia, Robert Bellm and Angelique Houtkamp. Opening Reception at Corey Helford Gallery Tuesday, December 2, 2008 from 7 to 10pm -On View December 2 until December 6, 2008

Art Basel Miami – December 4th – 7th 2008

Posted on 25 November 2008

Art Basel Miami Beach: December 4 – 7, 2008. Art Basel Miami is the most important art show in the United States, a cultural and social highlight for the Americas. As the sister event of Switzerland’s Art Basel, the most prestigious art show worldwide for the past 39 years…

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Thanksgiving Dinner at BLT Steak – Los Angeles

Posted on 25 November 2008

Eating out for Thanksgiving in Los Angeles can be fun especially if it’s at BLT Steak on Sunset Boulevard just west of Sunset Plaza.

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Grace Restaurant – Los Angeles

Posted on 24 November 2008

Bob Schriner I’d heard good things about Grace for a while and after a busy spell ended, I was excited to go find out for myself. Walking inside Grace affirms something I love about LA; the knack for making a room elegant, modern and comfortable. It’s like a friend making a big scene for you […]

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Current Exhibitions at LACMA

Posted on 24 November 2008

BCAM installation featuring Andy Warhol, Jeff Koons and more, Vanity Fair Portraits: 1913-2008 and Hearst the Collector at LACMA

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Thanksgiving Eat Out Guide – NYC

Posted on 24 November 2008

With Thanksgiving upon us, restaurants are responding with classic and modern menus alike, all punctuated with festive flavors. They’re sure to alleviate your Thanksgiving cravings all without any holiday clean-up!

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The Weekly Wine: Gigantic Gigondas

Posted on 20 November 2008

 By K.L. Riley Sometimes I crave Rhone valley varietals and if you do I have the perfect wine for you. Gigondas is a small grape growing region in the South of France and is considered to be the little brother to Chateau Neuf Du Pape. The climate here is very Mediterranean and mountainous and the […]

“The Ten Commandments” by Keith Haring at Deitch Projects

Posted on 19 November 2008

The Ten Commandments, one of Keith Haring’s most powerful series of paintings, was presented at Deitch Studios, Long Island City, on November 8th and will stay on display until December 21, 2008.

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Dominick’s – Rat Pack Heaven in Los Angeles

Posted on 17 November 2008

Throw back a few martini’s and hang out with the ghost of Ol’ Blue Eyes at Dominick’s in Los Angeles

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