Inspiration Straight From Your Local Bartender

In a new digital campaign that supports the creativity of L.A. and the hospitality community, bartenders are sharing their talents while they shelter-in-place—giving us inspiration for our weekends at home. Powered by Pabst Blue Ribbon. MY FAVORITE BAND IS PICKLEBACK The BartenderLocal mixologist T. Mitch Wetherington, along with Pabst Blue Ribbon and Grillo’s Pickles, partnered […]

Celebrate the Fourth of July in Los Angeles

Spend Independence Day in Los Angeles with cruises, barbecues, virtual concerts and more. By Alicia Luchak Akasha’s July Fourth Weekend at Home Menu  July 3-4. Spend Fourth of July weekend at home with delicious barbecue plates, including a half-rack of ready-to-grill St. Louis barbecue pork ribs; gluten-free fried chicken thighs; red, white and blue potato salad; summer […]

Our L.A. Editor Suggests …

Feeling overwhelmed? Now more than ever, it’s a perfect time to stop and smell the roses. Luckily, you can immerse yourself in natural beauty at several of the city’s beautiful botanical gardens, which were among the first establishments to reopen in L.A. Our pick this week is Descanso Gardens, whose camellia collection is legendary. This […]

Celebrate Father’s Day in Los Angeles

Whether you’re dining at home or taking your family out to celebrate, Los Angeles is teeming with Father’s Day brunches, family-style dinners and specials. Plus– if you’re looking for some last-minute gift ideas, we’ve got you covered. DINING Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar June 19-22. If you want a delicious multicourse family-style dinner at […]

Black-Owned Businesses to Support in Los Angeles

Looking for ways to show your support for the black community? Donate, shop and dine at the many outstanding black-run businesses throughout Los Angeles. by Alicia Luchak and Gillian Glover BUSINESSES Adaora Beauty This salon and beauty supply company has it all, from skin care to top-tier unprocessed wigs. Plus, check out its selection of […]

SoCal’s Seclusion Survival Guide—Part VIII: Summer Edition

Ready to jump right into summer? Make a splash with our list of beachwear boutiques to shop from, fruity recipes to follow and outdoor games to enjoy this summer.    BEACHWEAR BOUTIQUES CoCo Rose Brought together by a mother and daughter duo from their travels abroad to Bali, CoCo Rose offers designer feminine beach and […]

Where to Get Mother’s Day Gifts and Takeout in Los Angeles

Don’t make mom cook this Mother’s Day! Instead, pamper her at home and treat her to something special with ready-made meals, wine and gifts. DINING Akasha Take care of mom this Sunday with Akasha’s weekend long special for brunch and dinner. Start with quiche Lorraine, spinach and leek quiche and brisket hash and other accompaniments […]

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo From Home Thanks to These SoCal Restaurants

Make your Cinco de Mayo (and Taco Tuesday!) an at-home fiesta. With options available for pickup or delivery, there is no excuse not to toast in celebration with a margarita in hand. Salud!   Cafe Coyote (San Diego) Take home curated party packs with all of your Cinco de Mayo party needs—right down to the […]

SoCal’s Seclusion Survival Guide—Part V: For the Theater Lovers

Southern California stages might be shuttered, but for theater lovers, the show still goes on. Theater companies, musicians, and artists are finding ways to keep the creative community nourished.   STREAMING   ART GOES ON PROJECT Center Theatre Group’s Art Goes On Project explores new ways to inspire conversation and community around art—and what that […]

Los Angeles’ Stay-at-Home Passover and Easter Celebrations

The variety of Passover dishes offered by Huckleberry Bakery and Café Stay-At-Home this Passover and Easter and let the professionals do the heavy lifting this year—your taste buds will thank you and so will your local businesses. Passover and Easter celebrations might look a little different this year but the table doesn’t have to. Your […]