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Archive: Nov 2013

It’s a Wonderful Tour

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It’s a Wonderful Tour By Sandro Monetti, Celebrity Insider Movie Locations Tour   Ho, ho, ho….How I laughed when I heard that a sequel to classic Christmas movie It’s A Wonderful Life was in development. It’s a Terrible Idea seems to be the collective reaction to this plan to focus a new film on George…

Dining in LA-My Best Bite of the Week: SusieCakes Red Velvet Cake


Sunday I attended the Junior League of Los Angeles’ 14th Annual Harvest Boutique, which is a special event filled with holiday cheer, shopping, champagne, lunch and more.  The Harvest Boutique is always a time to reflect on the good work that League members do all year, and celebrate the League’s mission of leadership training for…

Dining in LA-My Best Bite of the Week: The Proud Bird

Dining in LA-My Best Bite of the Week: SusieCakes Red Velvet Cake

This week my best bite isn’t so much about the food, but the restaurant itself.  The Proud Bird has been around since 1965, and was opened by a WW2 pilot/aviation buff.   Located near El Segundo just east of LAX, The Proud Bird sits in perfect view of the south approach runway.  I went to a…

Dining in LA-My Best Bite of the Week: S’mores from Superba


I’ve had Superba Snack Bar near the top of my Restaurant List for some time now.  I have read all about the pasta and small “snack” plates at this cozy little spot on Rose Avenue in Venice Beach, but just never seemed to get that direction.  I was hoping to go for brunch someday, but…

Dining in LA-My Best Bite of the Week: Michael’s Pizza

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Where do you go for the best pizza in Los Angeles?   Everyone seems to have a favorite local pizzeria, or maybe a place across town that you reserve only for special occasions (because here in LA the traffic usually keeps you in your own neighborhood).  We recently spent a Friday evening in Long Beach and…


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By SANDRO MONETTI (Celebrity Insider Movie Locations Tour) What do George Clooney, singing lesbians and a 900-year-old Time Lord have in common? The answer is they will all play a big part in my life this month. The next few weekends in November are packed with the kind of fun showbizzy events that made me…