Posted Nov. 2, 2015, 9:44 am
When it comes to celebrating this bountiful holiday with family and friends, the Hotel Shangri-la’s Dining Room is the perfect choice for home away from home experience.
Posted Oct. 19, 2015, 10:19 am
For Venice artist Emily Van Horn, her paintings represent the distillation of accumulated experiences and how they’ve been instinctively contained and translated.
Posted Oct. 1, 2015, 9:30 am
On this episode of Westside Top 5 host Atlas Novack gives us his top five happy hours on the Westside of Los Angeles.
Posted Aug. 28, 2015, 9:32 am
Happy hour just became a little happier in Santa Monica as FIG Restaurant, the seasonal bistro located inside the Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows, opens its doors seven nights a week.
Posted Aug. 28, 2015, 9:20 am
The Summer of Soul Art Exhibition is, to some Santa Monica residents, symbolized by the giant pair of neon sunglasses that people have been able to draw at the beach at the Twilight Concert Series each Thursday night.
Posted Aug. 19, 2015, 10:12 am
On This episode of Westside Top 5 Host Atlas Novack gives us his top 5 Burger Spots.
Posted Jul. 31, 2015, 2:29 pm
Executive Chef Kareem Shaw’s menu at Hotel Shangri-La in Santa Monica is filled with the very best of local California cuisine with an international flavor catering to match the diverse range of global guests that visit the Ocean Ave. property.
Posted Jul. 3, 2015, 6:00 am
Delightful Santa Monica restaurant Upper West is counting down the days ‘til its next featured artist celebration next weekend when the art on its walls is changed for the next few months.
Posted May. 29, 2015, 2:36 pm
For first-time diners at Hotel Shangri-la’s restaurant The Dining Room, expect plenty of fresh seafood and meat sourced from local butchers for its dishes that exude California flair thanks to executive chef Kareem Shaw who took helm of the kitchen last August.
Posted Apr. 24, 2015, 9:10 am
Want to celebrate Cinco de Mayo is style and support a good cause at the same time? Look no further than Upper West Restaurant at 3321 Pico Blvd. where the community is invited to celebrate with HARK (Healing Arts Reaching Kids).
Posted Mar. 27, 2015, 9:24 am
Regulars at FIG restaurant at the Fairmont Miramar in recent months may have noticed a change in direction on the menu – that’s thanks to the Santa Monica restaurant welcoming a new executive chef in September: Yousef Ghalaini.
Posted Mar. 8, 2015, 6:00 am
Planned Parenthood Los Angeles' annual Food Fare event returned to Santa Monica on Thursday, which for its 36th year, hosted prominent local chefs, caterers, wineries, breweries, and vendors to serve and chat with Planned Parenthood supporters, at its food-centric fundraiser.
Posted Feb. 6, 2015, 8:38 am
Santa Monica artist Bobbie Rich hails from Atlanta, Georgia. Although she now resides on the west coast, the artist has lived all over the U.S. in states such as Texas, New Jersey, New Hampshire, Virginia, and Illinois.
Posted Feb. 3, 2015, 9:50 am
Did you know a little taste of Spain exists on the oceanside streets of Santa Monica?
Posted Jan. 17, 2015, 9:06 am
Full Disclosure: At some point I may have eaten some foie gras; fattened goose liver thought by folks who like that sort of thing to be a delicacy. I know I’ve been in rooms where such items were presented, but I can’t testify as to whether I liked foie gras or not. I know as a kid I used to love a liverwurst sandwich with lettuce on rye bread, although we specifically ate the version known as Braunschweiger. I know, I know: This stuff right here is fascinating, but hang on.
Posted Jan. 16, 2015, 8:59 am
Ever thought about juice cleansing for that extra boost whether the goal be weight loss, a detox, or just starting a healthier lifestyle?
Posted Jan. 8, 2015, 7:58 am
Chefs at French restaurants in the Southland and around the state today celebrated a federal court ruling that overturned California's ban on the delicacy known as foie gras, but animal rights activists were livid.
Posted Jan. 2, 2015, 9:28 am
Have a New Year’s resolution to eat healthier? The Santa Monica Convention & Visitors Bureau (SMCVB) is here to help with the return of its annual Eat Well Week that begins this weekend.
Posted Dec. 29, 2015, 9:09 am
The Florida State football team is scheduled to participate in the Beef Bowl today at Lawry's The Prime Rib in Beverly Hills, one day after its opponent in Thursday's 101st Rose Bowl Game, Oregon.
Posted Dec. 28, 2014, 9:03 am
The Oregon football team is scheduled to participate in the Beef Bowl today at Lawry's The Prime Rib in Beverly Hills, one day before its opponent in Thursday's 101st Rose Bowl Game, Florida State.
Posted Dec. 26, 2014, 9:10 am
Santa Monica Place has confirmed that The Cheesecake Factory is coming to its shopping mall next year.
Posted Dec. 22, 2014, 10:31 am
Barbara Bishop chats with bartender Tavis Chavez about the most popular drinks for the Holidays including the "Eye of the Tiger."
Posted Dec. 13, 2014, 9:30 am
With the SoCal winter weather remaining at usual moderate temperatures, an ice cream run is never out of the question. Thankfully, some mouthwatering ice cold desserts are camouflaging to the essence of the holiday season at Sweet Rose Creamery this month, with a variety of special December flavors are available at the local gourmet ice cream shop.
Posted Dec. 12, 2014, 11:21 am
Perched on the Palos Verdes Peninsula, Terranea Resort is gearing up for the holiday season with special dining options this Christmas and New Year’s.
Posted Dec. 12, 2014, 11:13 am
With eight unique dining experiences on its 102-acre estate ranging from formal dining restaurants with sweeping ocean views to cute cafes, Terranea Resort executive chef Bernard Ibarra leads a busy work life heading up a culinary team of more than 100 chefs.