Archive | April, 2011

Fig & Olive – Melrose Place

Posted on 28 April 2011

A long time ago, when I first started dating my boyfriend, we made a promise that every time we went out for dinner we would go somewhere different. In a city like LA, with constant new restaurant openings and a plethora of dining options, why would one not chose to try something new every night? […]

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Hotel Du Vin – Glasgow

Posted on 27 April 2011

Entering the Hotel du Vin Glasgow is like stepping into an elegant maze. Originally five Victorian town houses that have since been connected and developed into Hotel du Vin’s flagship property, walking through the hotel creates an exciting labyrinthine effect. Moving up and down levels and around corners, one leaves the spacious lobby and enters […]

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Four-course winemaker dinner at CHAYA Brasserie

Posted on 27 April 2011

On Tuesday, May 3 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Beverly Hills’ iconic 25-year old dining destination—CHAYA Brasserie Beverly Hills—and acclaimed Japanese-French Executive Chef Harutaka Kishi (worked and trained under Joël Robuchon and Gordon Ramsay), will host California’s first LEED® Gold Certified winery—HALL Winery and winemaker Steve Leveque—for a special four-course winemaker dinner ($85 per […]

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39th Annual POSH Fashion Sale at The Plaza Hotel – NYC

Posted on 27 April 2011

39th Annual POSH Fashion Sale® at The Plaza Hotel WHEN: Thursday, May 12th- Sunday, May 15th. 9am-6pn & Sunday, May 15 11am-5pm WHAT: New York’s leading fashion fundraiser, offering new and gently worn, vintage designer clothing, shoes and accessories for women, men and children will be held at the Plaza Hotel this year for the […]

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CLOSET VISIT – The Standard Downtown LA

Posted on 25 April 2011

You are invited to attend the premiere of the first CLOSET VISIT movie at The Standard, Downtown LA on Tuesday, April 26th from 7:30 – 9:30pm. Closetvisit.com, the blog of LA-based artist and photographer Jeana Sohn, is a chronicle of the closets of chic Los Angeles women. Sohn’s lenses seek out women with an aesthetic […]

Les Ambassadeurs – Paris

Posted on 24 April 2011

What had been the ballroom of the Hôtel de Crillon has been turned into the luxury dining destination Les Ambassadeurs – Paris. Now it is the guests’ tastebuds that dance, as the restaurant’s team brings brings visitors fine French cuisine, connecting decades of experience and tradition with innovative ingredients and preparations. The first thing visitors […]

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Six Senses Spa – Paris

Posted on 24 April 2011

Travelers to Paris seeking to relax amidst the city’s bustle would be wise to make an appointment at the Six Senses rue de Castiglione. The spa, designed by French architect Pierre David, creates an urban sanctuary in the center of the city, near Place Vendrome and Jardin des Tuileries. Entering Six Senses, one is immediately […]

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Sherry Netherland Hotel – NYC

Posted on 24 April 2011

During the last of my stay in New York, I spent one perfect night in suite 1204 of The Sherry-Netherland, from where I had a spectacular view on the madness of the corner of Fifth Avenue and 59th Street and simultaneously on the peacefulness of Central Park. Silence, space, high ceilings, an enormous king size […]

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Voda Spa – West Hollywood

Posted on 23 April 2011

I strolled in to VODA SPA, a sanctuary and mini escape from the hustle and bustle of Hollywood but right in the middle of the city. My initial Introduction was wonderful. Voda has a great team of chic attractive yet humble staff with pleasent energy . Very helpful staff. You are greeted at the door […]

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Shangri-La Hotel – Kuala Lumpur

Posted on 23 April 2011

When I visited Kuala Lumpur last December, I made the Shangri-La Hotel my home for two nights. As one of the KL hotels nestled amidst lush gardens in the heart of the city, the newly renovated Shangri-La Hotel, sits just 45 minutes from the international airport and just moments from key shopping areas. I was […]

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Heirloom LA: Lasagna Cupcakes

Posted on 21 April 2011

It can’t get any better when you’re eating a Lasagna Cupcake.  Imagine all the flavors of a super size lasagna dish compacted to the size of a large cupcake!  You can eat a lasagna cupcake with your hands or with a fork and knife.  HEIRLOOM LA delivers these mouthwatering snacks in every array of flavors […]

Olek – Nyc

Posted on 16 April 2011

                            Olek – Nolita – November 2010 Artist’s Statement: A loop after a loop. Hour after hour my madness becomes crochet. Life and art are inseparable. The movies I watch while crocheting influence my work, and my work dictates the films I […]

Hotel De L’Europe – Amsterdam

Posted on 16 April 2011

Travelers to Amsterdam seeking a property as elegant as the city itself would be wise to consider Hotel De L’Europe. First opened in 1895, the hotel underwent a massive renovation last year in an effort to combine its centuries-old architectural tradition with cutting-edge comforts and design. Reopened in the spring of 2011, the newly refurbished […]

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The Arch Hotel – London

Posted on 14 April 2011

The Arch – one of my new London El dorados. This was my first time at The Arch Hotel but definitely not the last time. I have stayed at many different hotels in London, and I must admit that not all my experiences have been nearly as pleasant as this hotel. The Arch is an […]

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Chanel x Colette – Paris

Posted on 14 April 2011

An interesting union of the classic elegance of Chanel combined with the contemporary popular culture tour de force known as Colette and voila! The fashion house is given a new, youthful look through its collaboration with Colette and the creation of this pop-up shop mash up was born (March 1st-10th 2011). Chanel collector dolls (featuring […]

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