Posts by Abigail Stone

Taking a home from the nice to the sublime rests on its layers. The blankets, baskets, rugs and vases, that make it uniquely yours. These are the knick knacks we inherit from our families, pick up at thrift stores and craft fairs, or, if we're lucky, collect on our travels.

Though Los Angeles’ Eagle Rock neighborhood has its share of restaurants — Casa Bianca, Auntie Em’s, Cacao Mexicatessan and Milkfarm come to mind — what the neighborhood has long lacked is a bistro.  Not in the sense of a place that serves French food — although one bite of Chef Dave Woodall’s galet

At the hotly anticipated Catch LA, the fourth itineration of the restaurant by the EMM Group led by partners Eugene Remm and Mark Birnbaum, the food is as delicious as the setting is beautiful.

 “Art and design are different genes in the same family and one cannot exist without the other,” explains Tappan Collective founder Chelsea Neman, summing up the genesis for the collaboration, CONSORT LOVES TAPPAN, now on display at CONSORT’s Melrose Avenue store in Los Angeles. Tappan Collective, o

Los Angeles is a casual city and its jeans and a t-shirt style often extends to the design of its restaurants. There aren’t many places that feel like a special occasion, whose elegant decor suggests a chance to dress up or to make eating out feel like going out, not just having dinner.

Interior designer Betsy Burnham is so firmly entrenched in Los Angeles’s top-tier design community that it’s easy to forget that she’s originally from the east coast.

 Two masters of the canvas share with California Home + Design Creative Director Liddy Walseth how summer inspires their palettes.

Counter Culture Coffee, the North Carolina based roaster known not only for their unique and varied coffee but for sourcing its coffees from farmers around the globe with whom they build long-term relationships, opened its 11th training center nationwide last week.  Located at 1601 Griffith Park Bou

 Otium, the downtown Los Angeles restaurant adjacent to The Broad, is as reknowned for its cuisine as the museum is for its art.

Years of living on the West Coast, with its emphasis on indoor outdoor living, has stoked our love of Mother Nature.  But, while hiking and camping have become two of our favorite past times, when it comes to combining these activities with our limited vacation time, we’d love to find a way that als

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