Destinations

The Draycott at Palisades Village

The Draycott, the flagship restaurant in Rick Caruso's new Palisade Village mall, merges the elegance of the storied brasseries of Paris and the comfort of an English men’s club with the insouciance of Los Angeles.  Read More...

Inside Michael and Lindsay Tusk's New Wine Bar Verjus

Entrenched in French culture are the all-day wine bars or bars à vin, casual eateries where one can have satisfying bites and glasses of wine in a convivial atmosphere. Even more popular are caves à manger that combine the bar à vin with a wine shop or cave and more complete fare.  Read More...

Dream Weavers: The Beverly Hills Hotel's Updates their Historic Bungalows

Like many legends in Los Angeles, two of the Dorchester Collection’s Beverly Hills Hotels exclusive bungalows — Bungalows one and three A — have recently received a transformative facelift. In this case, the results are spectacular.  Read More...

All The Stars Are Closer: Mass Beverly X Swarovski

Last week at MASS Beverly, one of LA’s leading design showrooms, Swarovski, the Austrian-based company known for its sparking lead crystal inventions, unveiled “The Brilliance of Design.”The exhibition, curated by MASS Beverly’s co-founder Mary Ta, celebrates the company’s pioneering work across lig  Read More...

Virgin Hotels San Francisco Debuts in SOMA

For those of us still mourning the loss of Virgin America Airlines (RIP!), Sir Richard Branson has something new to offer that might provide consolation.  Read More...

Design Dish: Nightshade

Tucked into an Arts District alley right near Hauser & Wirth, Nightshade is the long-anticipated  restaurant from Mei Lin, the season 12 Top Chef winner. Tijuana-based Gracia Studio has taken the dark space that was Cerveteca, and transformed it into a bright and airy space.  The pale wood inter  Read More...

The Kimpton Everly Hotel Is Hollywood's Bright New Boutique Experience

Hollywood is known for being the part of Los Angeles that brings the glitz and glamour, but it can also bring hustle, bustle, grit, and a healthy dose of chaos.  Read More...

Keeping an Eye on Frieze: The Scope Talks All Things Art

In honor of the first Frieze LA, Alicia Brunker, the brains behind the shoppable, editorial NYC-based marketplace The Scope, has headed west, assembling some of L.A.'s most influential experts for a conversation  on art, architecture and design.It's an event that dovetails with the mission of The Sc  Read More...

Higher and Higher: Ben Medansky at Leclaireur

Anticipation for the first Frieze Los Angeles, which opens this Friday at Paramount Studios, is at a fever pitch.  Read More...

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