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Archive: Feb 2014

Dining in LA-My Best Bite of the Week: The Apple Pan

Even though I have a long list of restaurants on my must-visit list, every now and again I love revisiting an old favorite.  In my quest to see every movie nominated for Best Picture for the upcoming Academy Awards, I visited the Landmark Theatre on Pico Boulevard, that is part of Westside Pavillion.  The movie…

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February 9, 2014

Sweets at Sugarfina in Beverly Hills

I’ve heard it referred to as the Tiffany of candy stores, and I would be willing to agree.  When you first walk into sugarfina on South Santa Monica in Beverly Hills, your eyes are immediately drawn to the beautiful Tiffany-like blue boxes and candy-filled décor all around the bright and airy shop.  Opened in November…

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February 8, 2014

And the Winner Is…

AND THE WINNER IS…By Sandro Monetti, Director and Guide of the Celebrity Insider Movie Locations Tour It’s the most wonderful time of the year for movie fans – awards season! The dresses, the speeches, the overlong ceremonies…I love it all.  The Oscars are just around the corner but before that it’s Britain’s BAFTA Film Awards…

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February 4, 2014

Dining in LA-My Best Bite of the Week: Brunch at The Strand House

This past week I ate a lot of chocolate!   We debuted our newest Chocolate Tour on the Westside, and trust me when I say I ate A LOT of fabulous chocolate.  Of course it was all in the name of research.  Chocolate cookies, chocolate truffles, chocolate cake, chocolate candy, chocolate beverages.  You get the picture. …

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February 3, 2014