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By Jacqueline Fitzgerald - January 2, 2019 - Food & Drink

DineL.A. 2019 – Amazing West Hollywood Restaurants

West Hollywood has evolved into a city with an enviable reputation for serving fresh California fare with global accents from cutting-edge chefs. Many would argue that West Hollywood leads the way for all of L.A. when…

By Carole Dixon - January 2, 2019 - Food & Drink

Spotlight: V Wine Room

Concealed off Westbourne Drive, this tucked away wine enclave and shop features mainly boutique California and European producers but what you may not know is that this charming, Spanish style building was once a library back…

By Maxine Tatlonghari - January 2, 2019 - Wellness

5 Things You Need to do for Awards Season 2019

Spring. Summer. Fall. Winter. And if you are in West Hollywood, there is Awards Season. This year, the celebration of Hollywood’s best kicks off with The Golden Globes on January 6, often seen as the predictor…

By Jacqueline Fitzgerald - January 2, 2019 - Nightlife

Guide to Legendary West Hollywood Gay Bars

Where better to eat, drink and dance than West Hollywood? Since Prohibition times, this progressive city has earned a reputation for letting the good times roll. And, let’s face it, gay bars do it best. So,…

By Visit West Hollywood Staff - December 26, 2018 - Hotels

Stay Where Stars Get Red Carpet Ready

Imagine yourself looking out your full length window, champagne flute in hand, with a glam team dolling you up for an A-list award show. Bring that fantasy to life with a stay in one of West…

By Maxine Tatlonghari - December 20, 2018 - Food & Drink

Welcome to the Neighborhood: January Roundup

As we wrap up another year here in the creative city, we’re excited that these new businesses have decided to set up shop here in West Hollywood.  From Paris to New York, and sister cities right…

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…

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