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Highland Park Bowl Opens Today

Highland Park Bowl has been restored to its former glory and reopens today. I remember when I used to go to the then-named Mr. T’s for shows but never bowling. 360 more words


Las Vegas: Checking Out the Drinks at the Golden Tiki

I love tiki bars so of course I had to check out the new Golden Tiki in Las Vegas on my last trip. It’s open 24 hours (!!!) but we decided to go for drinks before dinner one night. 238 more words

Minty Life

Beverly Hills: Avec Nous at L'ermitage Now Open

Avec Nous at the L’ermitage is now open. The restaurant with Chef Olivier Quignon brings the flavors of the French Riviera to Beverly Hills. I was invited to sample small bites while touring the revamped space. 132 more words


DTLA: Drinks and Music at Resident

New music venue The Resident opened a few months ago in the Arts District of Downtown Los Angeles. There’s a food cart and Airstream in the courtyard where you can get craft cocktails. 267 more words


Brentwood: Small Bites and Cocktails at Bar Toscana

I recently checked out Bar Toscana for the Martin Miller’s Gin competition (congratulations to Chris Day at General Lee’s for his win). I had a couple of bites and a drink but because it was so busy, I vowed to come back to try out the local Brentwood favorite. 715 more words


Hollywood: New Favorite Drinks at The Spare Room

The Spare Room has launched a new menu that’s all snow bunnies and skiing themed with So Cal flair (tiki!!). There are three categories including “Easiest Way Down,” “Cruisers,” and “Black Diamonds.” As you can probably guess, I’d categorize the Easiest Way Down as balanced drinks easing into Cruisers to keep your game strong while perhaps bowling a game or two at Spare Room. 586 more words

Foodie Alert

Beverly Hills: Comfort Food at 208 Rodeo

The iconic 208 Rodeo restaurant has been serving up delicious food on Rodeo Drive since the 1990s. You can’t miss the restaurant just up the stairs on the corner of Wilshire Boulevard and Rodeo Drive.   523 more words