Welcome To The Legendary Hollywood Haunt Chasen’s! Week #44 in my “52 In 22” cooking challenge heads back in time to celebrate an iconic Hollywood restaurant – and one of the town’s most legendary stars! Yes, Chasen’s was a classic… Read More ›
Celebrating Hollywood With THREE Classic Musso & Frank Dishes! My “52 In 22” Cooking Challenge Includes ONE Ice Cold Martini!
First, Let Me Fix You A Drink… It’s the best Martini in Hollywood, and it’s served at the legendary Musso & Frank restaurant on Hollywood Boulevard! This photo is from their Cookbook / Memoir, and I will be cooking from… Read More ›
The L.A. Rams Are Super Bowl Champs! Last week, it was football’s biggest day – and it was a thriller to be sure! Los Angeles made a dramatic comeback in the 4th quarter to beat the Cincinnati Bengals in Super… Read More ›
A Delicious “Smorgasburg!” Fried Fish Sandwiches From “Little Fish” At The Largest Outdoor Food Market In The US!
Get Ready For Fried Fish Nirvana! That’s my wife Alex, excited for me to share a wildly delicious sandwich from one of the coolest outdoor eating venues that Los Angeles has to offer: A “Smorgasburg!” “Smorgasburg LA” is the largest… Read More ›
Celebrating The “Last Book Store” In Los Angeles! This year, my wife Alex made my birthday a week long celebration of “all new” LA experiences, and that included our first ever trip to downtown LA’s legendary “Last Book Store!” Here’s… Read More ›
Hanging Out At The Iconic Hollywood Sign! What a way to celebrate my birthday! When the Omicron surge erased our trip to Paris at the end of the year, my wife Alex did a “pandemic pivot” and planned a “staycation”… Read More ›
Who’s Hungry – For Fried Chicken And Waffles? It’s a Hollywood institution – something everyone tells you about when you move here – so how could I resist? Let’s get right into this: I actually DID resist Roscoe’s chicken and… Read More ›
Lily Tomlin’s Greatest Role! I love Lily Tomlin – everyone knows her now for her successful TV show “Grace & Frankie” with Jane Fonda – but from her breakout role on the TV show “Laugh-In” to her breakout role in… Read More ›
Visiting The “M*A*S*H” TV Series Filming Location! Yes, this is an outdoor set for the classic TV show! You can actually hike up a mountain to see where they filmed outdoor scenes for the classic TV series “M*A*S*H” – so… Read More ›
RIP Director Monte Hellman…From Jack Nicholson’s First Western To James Taylor’s Only Film “Two Lane Blacktop”…An Appreciation…
RIP Monte Hellman… Sad news for film lovers… Acclaimed Film Director Monte Hellman died Tuesday. He was 91. His death at Eisenhower Health hospital in Palm Desert followed a fall at his home, his daughter, producer Melissa Hellman, told The… Read More ›