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Chocolate Tours showcase best chocolate in Los Angeles

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If you are a chocoholic like me, you are always in search of the best chocolate in Los Angeles.  I even put together a Chocolate Indulgence Tour to showcase the best chocolate in Los Angeles.  This came about early in our tour business when local friends suggested I do a themed-tour such as featuring cupcakes,…

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Private Tours in Los Angeles

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Private tours are a really smart way to explore Los Angeles.  Hiring a private tour guide like me gives you a front row view into the areas you are most interested in seeing, and not just a cookie-cutter tour of the highlights and basic landmarks.  There are many reasons to book a private tour with…

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No Trick, Only Treat: Halloween Returns

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Normally I’m not a fan of movie remakes and sequels but an exception can certainly be made for the upcoming reboot of “Halloween.” I’ve got something of a soft spot for that horror classic as iconic houses from the original version of the classic chiller are featured on my Celebrity Insider Movie Locations Tour. Read More »

French Market Café on Abbot Kinney

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French Market Café on Abbot Kinney in Venice is a hidden gem but has been a favorite dining spot of mine for many years!  I honestly can’t remember when or how I discovered French Market Café but it must have been when I lived in Santa Monica.  This charming French café, market and wine cellar has…

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New Coffee shops in Los Angeles

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I often mention that breakfast is my favorite meal of the day and along with that goes a good cup of coffee!  I am always in search of the newest coffee shops and breakfast dishes in Los Angeles.  I have discovered some real gems recently that left an impression on me so I would like to share them with you….

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Celebrating Cinco de Mayo in Los Angeles

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I was told once that Cinco de Mayo was just an excuse for a party, that the real celebration takes place on Mexican Independence Day, September 16.  But it’s true Cinco de Mayo has become a popular day to eat, drink and celebrate the arrival of the Fifth of May.  And really, here in Los Angeles, we…

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