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By Visit West Hollywood Staff - December 19, 2018 - Food & Drink

Winter Cocktails to try in West Hollywood

No holiday celebration in West Hollywood is complete without a signature drink. Indulge in seasonal libations from boozy eggnog to peppermint schnaps cocktails. Getting festive never tasted so good. Norah's Winter Eggnog  Ingredients include locally-made Spiced…

By Visit West Hollywood Staff - December 17, 2018 - Food & Drink

New Year’s Day Bloody Mary Guide

That hangover is not going to soothe itself. You’re in luck. We have the ultimate guide to the world’s foremost hair of the dog drink––the good ‘ol Bloody Mary. From bay-leaf-infused celery vodka to a build-it-yourself…

By Visit West Hollywood Staff - December 17, 2018 - Guide

Passion Passport

 From the world-famous clubs and hotels that illuminate the Sunset Strip to the historic LGBTQ neighborhood along Santa Monica Boulevard to the trend-setting galleries and boutiques that line Melrose Avenue, West Hollywood represents the beating heart…

By Visit West Hollywood Staff - December 17, 2018 - Hotels

Ramada West Hollywood

The Ramada West Hollywood stands where the famed Tropicana Motel once saw rockstars and art icons carouse in its colorful rooms and around its infamous black-tiled swimming pool. Though the building no longer has the hedonistic…

By Jacqueline Fitzgerald - December 12, 2018 - Food & Drink

Oysters 101

Icy cold, pristine and brimming with sublime flavor, raw oysters signal a celebration. This is the best time of year to eat these briny bivalves, especially when paired with champagne. “Oysters are different from most food…

By Jacqueline Fitzgerald - December 12, 2018 - Food & Drink

Q&A: Cole Apodaca and Todd Walker of No More Heroes

Need a laidback gathering place that’s one part vintage charm, one part East Coast cool and one part connoisseur cocktails? No worries: No More Heroes has you covered. Partners Cole Apodaca and Todd Walker came up…

By Jenny Adams - December 12, 2018 - Nightlife

Party hard or hardly party?

From a surrealist, storybook fantasy club to reliving the 1980s and the 1990s, from partaking in a six-course, Champagne-included dinner to hearing the best DJs spin, West Hollywood rolls out the proverbial (and oftentimes literal) red…

By Jacqueline Fitzgerald - November 21, 2018 - Wellness

Q&A: Marco Pelusi of Marco Pelusi Hair Studio

As a creative person, Marco Pelusi is used to having ideas percolate in his head. But he points to one a-ha! moment that kick-started his career as a West Hollywood salon owner and hair-color artist, who…

By Jacqueline Fitzgerald - November 21, 2018 - Food & Drink

Chef Spotlight: Casey Lane of Viale dei Romani

Inside every great chef is an artist and a chemist and – if you are Casey Lane – a structural engineer. “Creation is something I’ve always been really interested in and it’s why I’m interested in…

By Jenny Adams - November 8, 2018 - Nightlife

6 Striking City Views in West Hollywood

Glittering lights, colorful rooftops, azure swimming pools and the curving palms of Beverly Hills–you get quite the view from way up high in West Hollywood. We got the ultimate panoramic moments, for day or night enjoyment.…

By Carole Dixon - November 6, 2018 - Wellness

Get In Your Best Shape Before the Holidays

The holidays are upon us and come New Year, most of us will be signing up for a gym membership and swearing off carbs. But why wait until after January 1st to start tackling your post-holiday…

By Visit West Hollywood Staff - November 6, 2018 - Hotels

Palihouse Shines With Great Decor, Fantastic Service

Whether you’re after solitude, socializing or soaking up a bohemian vibe, Palihouse West Hollywood is the place to find it. Called both “a one-of-a-kind urban lodge” and “the ideal pied-a-terre,” the property’s stylish open spaces are…

By Jacqueline Fitzgerald - November 6, 2018 - Wellness

Zen in the City

Your eyes are closed. You’re breathing hard and your heart’s pumping. Your body glistens with sweat. What are you up to? Yoga, of course! Naturally, you want to see the sights, check out the nightlife and…

By Maxine Tatlonghari - November 6, 2018 - Wellness

Renewal: Ways to Recharge Your Mind, Body & Spirit

There's no better time to recharge and empower your body than right now! Maybe you like to recharge with a workout. Or perhaps a massage, meditation or facial is what your soul craves. The following are…

By Jacqueline Fitzgerald - November 5, 2018 - Hotels

Bask in style at Montrose West Hollywood

Staying at Montrose West Hollywood is a bit like visiting your coolest friend – whose place is effortlessly chic and who has a knack for elegant entertaining. Located on a leafy street just two blocks from…

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