Conversation with a Queen of Confections

When strolling down north Canon Drive in Beverly Hills, there’s a quaint, little shop filled with unique delicacies as good as those you’ll find in Paris. Some of the creations by owner and chef Etty Benhamou at Le Mervetty are on glorious display such as full-size meringue cakes and her signature Merveilleux.What a delight to have had a conversation with a queen of confections as noble as she. Merveilleux Merveilleux, featured in ...

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Tuscany il Ristorante

Tuscany il Ristorante has been a destination for authentic Italian cuisine since its opening more than 20 years ago. Its Owner, chef Tommaso Barletta, was born on the southeast coast of Italy in the town of Bari. He dreamed of excelling in the culinary arts. As a result, he attended an Italian Culinary Institute and securing an apprenticeship with famed French chef Charles Vigny. A Chef's Story Meanwhile Barletta’s sense of adventure ...

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Dining out in L.A.

Some of our favorite spots around your favorite towns for dining out in L.A. A-FRAME RESTAURANT A-Frame restaurant, housed in a former iHop, is another success by Chef Roy Choi, of food truck trend fame. Many of the entrees are signature aloha fare but have his creative flare. Must-tries when dining out in L.A. include the Furikake Kettle Corn, served, literally dumped on parchment paper on the table. Another favorite is Loco ...

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Best Burgers in L.A.

Where to find some of the best and just what to order.   When exactly did this American classic become gourmet fodder for some of the top menus in town? We can’t exactly pin it down, but we can say how ecstatic we are that creative cuisine burgers continue to be all the rage—between inspired toppings, inventive sauce pairings, special buns and more, we set out to find some of the best ...

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Some of Our Favorite Spots Around Your Favorite Towns

Local Restaurants   Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara Ty Lounge Dom Pérignon launched its national "By the Glass By The Shell" campaign this spring on La Pacifica Terrace at Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara. The campaign now runs every Friday from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m., as the Luna Terrace at the Ty Lounge is transformed into the Dom Pérignon Lounge. For $530 you can book this spot and ...

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Chef Christophe Eme of Kass Wine Bar + Restaurant

A Michelin star chef gets candid about food, wine, travel and family. "Listen in" on our conversation with Chef Christophe Eme of Kass Wine Bar + Restaurant. Michelin star and world-renowned chef Christophe Eme opened Kass Wine Bar & Restaurant on La Brea Boulevard, just off of Wilshire Boulevard’s Miracle Mile, last year to acclaimed reviews. The intimate, 40-seat dining room and wine bar was the next step in the award-winning ...

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Planning the Perfect Stay-cation in L.A.

When you live in one of the most sought after places, treat it like the destination spot it is. In short, here's how to start planning the perfect stay-cation in L.A. now. Visiting the west coast of California is a bucket list item for so many around the world. Further, Los Angeles tops the charts as its go-to hot spot. Next time a few free days pop into your schedule, set ...

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