How sweet it is! In honor of the LA Marathon, I had the folks from Asics bring their crazy treadmill challenge to see if we have what it takes to make it as a marathoner. (Answer: Not even close!) Something that's much more my speed: I'm the "Guest Confectionist of the Month" at the Confection Co-Op in Hollywood, so now you can try my fabulous #Marpop cupcake made with a super-moist chocolate cake and fresh strawberry champagne buttercream. (And it happens to be totally vegan!) Read on for the recipe...Continue Reading
Not heading to New Orleans to celebrate Mardi Gras this year? No problem. There are plenty of places right here in Los Angeles where you can celebrate on Fat Tuesday, March 4. Whether you’re religious or hedonistic or a little of both, this is the time to get your grub on, drink up, and let the good times roll!Continue Reading
If you wanna dine (and be treated) like an A-lister, you'll have to visit Doma Restaurant in Beverly Hills. And if you wanna act like a teenager, you'll have to check out Teen Party Expo and try one of the countless party ideas including the money grabbing machine and wax hand sculpture maker. It was a first for me. And of course, Bobby D had to get in on the action!Continue Reading
Wanna know where celebs eat? Wait ... what? No, that's not a rhetorical question. Just like the rest of us, celebrities do eat. And they like to eat well. That often means multi-course meals at swanky steakhouses like BOA, Morton's, Mastro's and STK, not to mention sceney standards like Spago, Nobu and Mr Chow. But there are other places that celebs flock to for a little noshy nosh. Here are the best places where I've seen celebs repeatedly getting their grub on.Continue Reading
Have you been to the cute little town of Claremont??? It seems so far away ... and it IS if you get stuck in traffic ... but you really must make some time to walk along the tree-lined streets filled with independently owned shops, charming sidewalk cafes and historic buildings, not to mention the Claremont Colleges. No wonder it's called "The City of Trees and PhDs."Continue Reading
Want some fun? Then grab your friends (or make new ones) at the biggest Brazilian Carnaval on the West Coast. You also have to watch Armenian strongman Richie Arakelian break the GUINESS BOOK OF WORLD RECORDS for the "Most Weight Squat Lifted in One Minute" (he did 10,000 pounds in 50 seconds!!!) plus treat yourself to the BEST CANDY APPLES IN THE WORLD! (Hint: You can only find them on Catalina Island.)Continue Reading
Andy Garcia is best known as an A-list actor from movies like "The Godfather Part III" and "Ocean's Eleven" (and Twelve and Thirteen), but when I ask the Cuban-born leading man to name his first love, he says "music" without a moment's hesitation. So how did I end up chatting with this talented actor I first saw in "Stand & Deliver" when I was still a tween?? Well, I was invited to the launch party of the Martell Icons of Caractère campaign, which celebrates inspirational icons of character in the Latino community.Continue Reading
Woo hoo! It's time for another "Love It, Buy It" segment with some of the BEST deals around! Today I hosted the segment with the faaaaabulous Catt Sadler, which was perfect because one of the featured deals are the cat-eye sunglasses from Betsey Johnson for--get this--$18!!! Check out all the deals ...Continue Reading
OMG lovezzzz!!! I took my Weekend Roundup on location for the first time today and figured the best way to do that was on the water with Gondola Getaway in Belmont Shore, Long Beach?! We had a booze & food cruise lined up with an absinthe fairy, the fabulous flapper girls from The Edison and ... a whole lot more. HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY!!!Continue Reading
Added on 04 March 2014
The Oscars are over, but you still want to have that A-list glitz, glam and glow, right?! Well, this week's “Love It, Buy It” segment is OMG-worthy with fab deals to help you remain red-carpet ready at up to 80% OFF!!
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