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Culture Parks and Gardens

How to Chop Your Own Christmas Tree in Los Angeles

December 15, 2018

Christmas is a few days away and for those who love fresh trees, it’s time to go Christmas tree-shopping. In the past few years we’ve used an artificial tree, but recently we’ve learned that we could chop our own Christmas tree in Los Angeles. That’s right, you don’t have to drive out to the mountains to grab a fresh cut tree.   There’s actually a few places in the Los Angeles area that allows you to cut down your own tree.…

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Culture Theatre and Movies

Pacifico Dance Company Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary with Mexican History, Myth and Folklore

August 8, 2017

You know it’s a Mexican fiesta when there’s folklorico dancers and Mariachi’s involved.  If you’re a big fan of folklorico, Mexican art and music, then you’ll love the Pacifico Dance Company. The group is led by an amazing Latina, Adriana Astorga-Gainey who is a highly trained dancer and combines choreography that fuses the traditional dance with modern. In celebration of Pacifico Dance Company 25th Anniversary, Saturday, August 12th, the dance Company returns to the Ford Theatres with Mexico, De Tierra…

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Food & Drink Travel Wine & Cocktails

Visiting San Antonio Winery in Downtown Los Angeles

May 8, 2017

I recently had a chance to tour San Antonio Winery in Downtown Los Angeles for the first time.  I was amazed to see all their collection of wines that is produced in the heart of SoCal.  From a variety of red wines, white wines and even their popular Bodega Sangria, they had it all.  You could wine taste, eat and even have your own private parties. As an Angelino, I’ve probably driven by the winery off the 5 frwy gazillions…

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Food & Drink Restaurants

Tom’s Urban at LA Live Celebrates it’s 3 Year Anniversary with New Bites

February 16, 2017

At this point, we all know that traffic is a horrible venture that you wouldn’t wish upon your worst enemy, especially in Los Angeles.  However, if you’re in the Downtown area there’s a beacon of light known as an escape from all the chaos and a place where you can find solitude, that’s Tom’s Urban at LA Live. You’ll be able to find the best drinks and food to refuel your body after a long day of work attending an…

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Sawtelle Japantown is a slice of Japanese culture on the Westside of Los Angeles

June 1, 2016

Formerly known as Little Osaka, Sawtelle Japantown is a slice of Japanese culture on the Westside located minutes from Santa Monica. The historic neighborhood has become a foodie paradise, home to authentic Japanese restaurants, modern eateries, artisan coffee and ramen shops like the wildly popular Tsujita. Eclectic shopping includes the pop culture emporium Giant Robot, vintage fashion, Japanese design and historic nurseries. After hours, you can enjoy sake pubs and karaoke studios.  If you never explored the neighborhood and you’re…

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Food & Drink Restaurants

Mexicano Restaurant: Taste the Real Flavors of Mexico

June 23, 2015

The duo behind La Casita Mexicana, Chefs Jaime Martin Del Campo and Ramiro Arvizu have arrived in Los Angeles Baldwin Hills Crenshaw area with their authentic flavors and heirloom family recipes.  The long time business partners and friends for more than fifteen years have opened a new delicious authentic Mexican Cuisine location called Mexicano Restaurant and it’s delicious! Just like La Casita Mexicana in Bell, both restaurants aren’t your typical Mexican-American cuisines, meaning, you won’t find tacos and burritos here. In fact, if you…

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Business Travel California Hotels and Resorts Trip Ideas

The SLS Beverly Hills Room Service Experience

June 17, 2015

SLS Beverly Hills Hotel, where everybody is treated like royalty.  I don’t think I’ve ever had a bad experience at this hotel.  It’s swanky decor, friendly staff, it’s beautiful rooftop bar and let’s not forget it’s culinary art, home of the famous The Bazaar by José Andrés.  All fabulous! I have been to the upscale hotel many times, but never actually stayed there, until recently.  Finally, the opportunity to experience their beds and room service has come.  Is their room service…

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