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Los Angeles Times‘ 22nd Annual Festival of Books The nation’s largest literary festival is headed to the University of Southern California. The event will feature more than 500 authors, celebrities, musicians, artists and chefs. On Friday, April 21, the 37th annual Book Prizes will honor reading and educational activist Ruebén Martinez with the Innovator’s Award, novelist Thomas McGuane with the Robert Kirsch Award for lifetime achievement, and 11 outstanding literary works published during the last year. Authors and celebrities scheduled to appear at the festival...

Viva Hollywood

Viva Hollywood is now open in the what was formerly Beso Hollywood. The elegant and chic Mexican restaurant showcases various unique elements of Latin culture in a tongue-in-cheek kind of way. From the buckets of roses for sale when you first walk in, to the room full of piñatas looking down on the sophisticated dining room, Viva Hollywood is classy, beautiful, but with fun twists along the way. Inside there is a huge, gorgeous, rustic chandelier hanging over plush leather sofas adjacent...

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Monday: “Abbey Air” Flies to the White Party Palm Springs David Cooley, owner of The Abbey Food & Bar, and JetSuiteX announced a new partnership to launch “Abbey Air”, bringing the party to the sky en route to Jeffrey Sanker’s White Party Palm Springs, the world’s biggest gay dance festival weekend. Departing from Burbank airport on Friday, May 5 and returning from Palm Springs on Monday, May 8, “Abbey Air” by JetSuiteX will bring parts of The Abbey experience to...

Easter

Baltaire‘s Easter Brunch The contemporary-meets-classic Brentwood steakhouse will be offering an indulgent Easter Brunch. Executive Chef Travis Strickland is creating offerings such as fresh pastries (banana bread, croissants, and muffins), eggs Benedict with house made English muffins, French toast with mixed berry compote, and Baltaire’s signature lobster mac’n’cheese. You can also indulge in an iced shellfish station with fresh oysters, shrimp, scallop ceviche, and king crab; as well as a carving station with USDA Prime Rib, Glazed Nueske Spiral Ham, and...

Craft Hill

Craft Hill is led by Erik Intermill and Yan Agaev who, like their dishes on their spring menu, complement each other perfectly. With their experiences ranging from sommelier to hospitality to branding, Erik and Yan, who also redeveloped the White Horse Lounge, found the magic combination with head chef Gilda Giddens, providing high-quality food in a relaxed setting. The menu features ingredients organically grown and locally sourced from Southern California. Some of the additions they are adding this spring are the Smoked Salmon Avocado...