Lucy’s Morning Ritual

By |September 29th, 2009|EAT & DRINK, STYLE & BEAUTY|

Most mornings, I hop on my beach cruiser for the quick 6-block ride from my house in Venice, CA to Groundwork Coffee on Rose and 7th Ave.  The vibe is relaxed and local with wood floors, antique coffee pots and teapots, and my favorite old poster that reads, “you can sleep when you’re dead.”  All ...


Sophisticated yet unpretentious Malibu restaurant

By |September 20th, 2009|EAT & DRINK|

Napper, my husband, and I just discovered a new spot in Malibu which is only a twenty minute drive from "town" and instantly makes us feel like we're on vacation while we're up there.  On one of our excursions up the coast, we noticed Charlie's on the Carbon Beach stretch of the Pacific Coast Highway ...


Endless Summer Cocktail

By |September 9th, 2009|EAT & DRINK|

We were introduced to a terribly chic yet bohemian new cocktail over the weekend that sounds glamorous and tastes delicious-- St. Germain.  St. Germain is made from elderflowers in the French Alps and has a flowery but not sweet taste. Suggestions of citrus, lychee, pear maybe, and definitely summer-- in a Paris cafe or the ...