Hollywood Archive

Black Cocktail for Black Friday

Who said Black Friday had to be about shopping? Black Friday is getting a makeover, with retailers like REI keeping their doors closed and some State Parks encouraging people to get out into nature and enjoy one another’s company. So give thanks, kick your feet ...Read More

May Mix Off Competition

A stately glass structure rising above LA Live, the JW Marriott watches over all the hottest events downtown. The JW, if I may deign to be so familiar, is home to many world class dining establishments, including Wolfgang Puck’s WP24 & Nest, Ford’s Filing ...Read More

What are you doing for Repeal Day?

If Drinking had a high holiday, that holiday would be Repeal Day. On December 5, 1933, the 21st Amendment was fully ratified in our Constitution which effectively repealed the 18th Amendment, the very malefactor that had brought about Prohibition in the first place. Thus, drinking ...Read More

Dare to do Yoga with the Ultimate View

Gaze off into infinity. Forget your deadlines, your back pain, your car payment, and your nagging neighbor. Be present. That’s what a yoga practice asks of you, but that’s not a simple request when your gym is downstairs from your office or you’re doing ...Read More

New Spring Menu at the Roger Room

The Roger Room has a new Spring Menu. Since California knows nothing of seasons, winter being just a name we call 3 months out of the year, it is nice to mark the advent of Spring in our calendars with something significant. Some choose ...Read More

Breakfast for Dinner at Yuca’s Hollywood

I love breakfast. I’m one of those people who wants eggs at dinner and is perennially pissed when I miss the customary 11am cut off at most establishments. Thank goodness for Dora Herrera. Dora and her mother have been serving up James Beard award ...Read More

Golden State of Cocktails

New Orleans has Tales of the Cocktail & Portland has Portland Cocktail Week, so it is about time that Los Angeles had a few days to showcase the fine art of bartending and continue to put LA on the map as a destination for ...Read More

Fraggle Rock

Jim Henson’s Fraggle Rock turns THIRTY. Yes. 3-0 — how old does that make you feel?  Thankfully, the folks at Fraggle want you to “Dance your cares away” all year long with fun events celebrating all things Fraggle: http://fragglerock30.com/ One of the fun filled ...Read More

National Rum Day {Harvard & Stone}

Summertime is the time for rum.  That eau de vie distilled from sugar cane hits just the spot on a hot summer day.  Perhaps because its origins are from such tropical places, the drinks we make with it also transport us to a sandy ...Read More

Last Remaining Seats

Summer is quickly approaching. This also means the Last Remaining Seats Series is also approaching. Here is your chance to get up close and personal with Old Hollywood. The Last Remaining Seats Series supports the LA Conservancy, who have taken it upon themselves to ...Read More