Archive | January, 2009

Café La Bohème – West Hollywood

Posted on 29 January 2009

Don’t you hate it when, just as you have your mouth full, the restaurant manager edges up to your table with an “Is everything all right sir/madam?” then stands expectantly with a plastic grin on his face awaiting the inevitable “Yes, fine thanks”, before moving on to the next victim. Well you don’t get any of […]


Divine Tasting – The Dining Room at Langham Hotel – Pasadena

Posted on 26 January 2009

By Bob Schriner German-born wine importer Rudi Wiest combined efforts with the Langham Hotel’s Chef Craig Strong to make a memorable tasting in Pasadena. We were seated in the grand room known as “The Dining Room”. Our waiter, Joshua came and explained that we would first be sampling four wines with four hors d’oeuvres.  Soon […]


Dinner with a View – Geoffrey’s Malibu

Posted on 25 January 2009

By K.L. Riley Geoffrey’s restaurant in Malibu California changed my entire perspective on patio dining. This classic, cozy fine dining establishment, nestled in the California coast line along the Pacific Coast Highway, has a rich history and classic style that makes for a truly special experience. There are fire pits to warm lovers as they […]


An Evening at Club Bardot Hollywood

Posted on 23 January 2009

By K.L. Riley I have lived in many cities, and  throughout my years as a self proclaimed socialite I have frequented many clubs. During my trip to Los Angeles it was suggested that I review a club called Bardot in Hollywood. Bardot is a relatively new club that brings a new meaning to the term […]


Vulgarity, Vomit & Vanity: Scottee

Posted on 22 January 2009

London based performance artist, Scottee can seamlessly shift among many roles including that of a grotesque jelly-belly pregnant woman to a raging man with a balloon on his head known as “Big Head” and then he can become a strangely beautiful cabaret performer in a duo known as “The Tenor Ladies”.  His work investigates themes dealing […]

Corey Helford Gallery – “Tracking The Wounded”

Posted on 19 January 2009

Corey Helford Gallery Presents: Joey Remmers “Tracking The Wounded”
With Guest Artist Devin Crane “Love & Tears”
Opening Reception Saturday, January 24, 2009 from 7 to 10pm
On View January 24 until February 14, 2009

Welcome to Garllywood – The Stinking Rose

Posted on 19 January 2009

By Jennifer O’Neill and Thuy Nguyen  The Stinking Rose is definitely not for the faint of heart, especially since their motto is “We Season our Garlic With Food”.  However if you can’t get enough of this pungent herb, then this is the place for you. The décor at the stinking Rose is reminiscent of old […]


Wine & Dine for Valentines Day – Los Angeles

Posted on 19 January 2009

Romantic culinary offerings in Los Angeles to wine and dine your loved one or share a wonderful meal with a friend.


Caduceus Cellars 2005 Nagual Del Sensei

Posted on 18 January 2009

Happy New Year 2009! At year’s end 2008, after enjoying family and friends over for the holidays, one will find oneself “celebrating” a New Year with special friends and family all over again. A New Year for Re-birth, Rejuvenation, Salutations, Libation, Reflections, and of course, Resolutions to one’s lifestyle.

Paris Luxe Apartments: Baudelaire

Posted on 17 January 2009

Charles Baudelaire was quoted as saying: “Style is Character”. This five bedroom urban private home otherwise known as “Baudelaire” located in the 4th arrondissement radiates French custom romance, style and character.


Kitchen 24 – Hollywood

Posted on 16 January 2009

By Jennifer O’Neill and Thuy Nguyen

Set aside your traditional notions of a diner as a dirty greasy spoon establishment, replete with all of the typical diner stereotypes, including sticky menus and tabletops, bad elevator music and unflattering lighting. Kitchen 24 is the hip, younger sibling of the conventional diner of yesteryear….


Cleon Peterson “The Occupation” at New Image Art

Posted on 13 January 2009

New Image Art
January 17th, 2009
Cleon Peterson “The Occupation”
P.A.M In The Project Room
Opening Reception From 7 – 10 pm

How to Attract Men – The Art of Liz Renay

Posted on 11 January 2009

How To Attract Men, The art of Liz Renay on Display at Deitch Projects January 9th – January 31st 2009. Deitch Projects -76 Grand Street, New York


Paypal Payments

Posted on 09 January 2009

La Bottega Vail Village

Posted on 07 January 2009

By Gayle Hendrix

Vail’s best kept secret!

If you are already familiar with this Vail mainstay, you may ask yourself “what secret? This place is always packed!” However, if you are not familiar with it, listen up! In a small ski village full of fine dining or quickie sandwich shops, La bottega finds a nice middle ground.