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Rinjani Opens
Opening in the heart of Glendale, Rinjani brings new-age Indonesian cuisine to Los Angeles. The vision of Mira Setiabudhi, Rinjani combines both Setiabudhi’s heritage growing up in Indonesia with her passion to increase the mainstream presence of Indonesian cuisine globally. Each Rinjani dish is influenced by Setiabudhi’s many years experiencing and exploring Indonesia. The menu’s starter dishes include Gado-Gado vegetable salad with egg, bean sprout, tofu, tempeh, potato, long beans, water spinach, crackers, cayote, and served with peanut sauce; Satay kebab with options like tofu, tempeh, chicken or lamb, served with peanut sauce, and acar (Indonesian pickles); Tempeh Mendoan deep fried tempeh coated in a spicy batter, served with sambal kecap (sweet soy spicy sauce); Siomay Bandung chicken and shrimp dumpling  with boiled egg, potato, peanut sauce and kecap manis; and Roti Prata fried flatbread served with Indonesian chicken curry for dipping. Rinjani’s lunch menu includes Nasi Rames with rendang (braised ribeye), rice, seasonal vegetables, tofu, tempeh, egg and chili sauce; Nasi Uduk with coconut rice, chicken, potato, tofu, tempeh, vegetables, sambal and krupuk; Indomie Chicken Curry with noodles, chicken curry broth, egg, and shallots; Mie Goreng Rendang with noodles, eggs and shallots; and Sop Buntut Oxtail soup with rice, potato, carrot, tomato, scallions, fried shallots, potato fritters and emping. Dinner, entrée dishes include Nasi Goreng fried rice with vegetables, chicken or shrimp with egg, peas and carrots, Mie Baso, Indonesian pho with beef meatballs and egg noodles in bone marrow broth, Soto Ayam; Rendang, braised ribeye with coconut and lemongrass; Gulai Ayam traditional Indonesian stew with chicken, curry and turmeric; Tofu sautéed with bean sprouts, tomatoes, garlic and shallots; and Tempeh Orak-Arik tempeh sautéed with shallots, garlic, peppers and sweet soy sauce. 107 E. Broadway, Glendale, CA 91205

Unveil Beautifully Exfoliated Skin With Glen Ivy’s Seasonal Cappuccino Float Pedicure
Glen Ivy Hot Springs is introducing the seasonal Cappuccino Float Pedicure. The service begins with a thick Creamy Butter Brûlée whole milk and chicory root foot soak. This combo creates an ice-cream like soak that will nourish dry dull skin. Next, a caramel, whipped coffee polish brings skin-tightening caffeine and a deliciously smooth exfoliation. A final massage with milk leaves warm notes of sweet cream on your skin as it hydrates with a blend of natural oils and vitamin E. $50/50 minutes, $80/80 minutes; through March 2018; 25000 Glen Ivy Rd, Corona, CA 92883; 888.453.6489

Glen Ivy Toasts the New Year with the New Lounge 1860
Glen Ivy is also launching a new lounge  that will offer refreshing cocktails and libations in a rustic, tropical outdoor lounge setting. The Lounge 1860 menu includes unique craft cocktails made with a specialty wine-based liquor, a vast selection of wines, brews by the bottle and seasonal beers available on tap. Enjoy refreshing cocktails from the signature menu including the Classic Margarita, Moscow Mule and Glen Ivy’s fresh take on the Pina Colada. Lounge 1860’s outdoor wooden gazebo, rustic atmosphere and lush surroundings create a relaxing retreat overlooking the waters and Glen Ivy grounds. Ivy Kitchen’s new menu offers both breakfast and lunch items that inspire overall wellness. The California fresh menu includes salads featuring fresh salmon, ahi poke and grilled chicken. Entrees and plates to share include the Blackened Cod Fish Tacos, Seasonal Vegetable Pita served with a side of cucumber dill sauce and the Ahi Burger on a toasted brioche bun. Ivy Kitchen’s new menu will also offer vegan options and share platters including Chicken Nachos, Margherita Flatbread Pizza and Plant Based Sliders made from bulgur and lentils. Daily, 9 am – 5 pm; 25000 Glen Ivy Rd, Corona, CA 92883; 888.453.6489

Allegretto Vineyard Resort uses Art and Wine to Connect Centuries of the Human Experience
The Paso Robles resort has new Art & Wine Tours. The resort’s museum quality collection of art from around the globe was curated by proprietor Douglas Ayres and is paired with a sampling of the Allegretto estate wines. You will find over a hundred objects of art and artifacts that serve as windows into the human experience. The resort is on a twenty-acre estate surrounded by grapevines, olive and fruit trees, and lush gardens. The wines are produced from eight acres of vines that surround the resort, along with grapes from hillsides in the revered Willow Creek District. The wines have quickly been recognized for their superior quality, winning 2017 Gold Medals for the 2013 Willow Creek Cabernet Sauvignon at the San Francisco International Wine Competition (92 points) and the California Mid-State Fair, and a 2017 Double Gold Medal (95 points) for the 2013 Tannat. The docent led, hour-long, Art & Wine Tour is complemented by a sampling of the Allegretto’s award-winning estate wines. $25; Tours are hosted Fridays and Saturdays at 4 pm; 2700 Buena Vista Dr, Paso Robles, CA 93446; 805.369.2500

The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Los Angeles Debuts Over-the-Top Treatments for Awards Season
You will have the chance to experience A-list luxury and become red carpet ready with Ritz Carlton’s beauty treatments that are elevated with champagne, gold dust shimmering, and DIY shimmer scrubs. The spa will be offering three signature treatments for a stunning award show glow. The Hollywood Glamour Manicure & Pedicure is an indulgent treatment featuring a rejuvenating scrub exfoliation and paraffin mask to soften skin. Cuticle conditioning and nail shaping are followed by a choice of polish inspired from the classic moments and iconic visuals that make up an awards show. Add an optional final dusting of 24K gold powder for glamorous skin. ($150/100 min – includes mani and pedi; $25 for optional gold dusting). The Red Carpet Ready Experience is a “Champagne and Shimmer” body treatment featuring champagne seeds and oils to fight free radicals and rejuvenate the complexion, complete with a dusting of shimmer. This is followed by the “Red Carpet Radiance Facial”, which restores the skin’s vitality with a brush cleanse, Skin Radiance Mask, age-defying crystal massage, and lifting mask. Next, the Hollywood Glamour manicure and pedicure ensure each guest is dazzling from head to toe, featuring colors inspired by iconic red carpet components. Last, complete the experience with a make-over and blowout. ($980/5 hours). The Elegant Entourage Package includes a bottle of Prosecco & complimentary valet parking. Each member of the entourage can select from one of the spa’s 50-minute treatments for a rejuvenated mind and body, featuring essential oils to alleviate tension and restorative techniques. Additional a la carte options include a DIY Shimmer Scrub Aromatherapy Bar where each guest can create a nourishing treatment with their own personalized aroma. The package can also feature curated sweets such as chocolate – dipped strawberries and freshly baked cookies, the Glam Squad treatment offering a makeover and blowout, and the Hollywood Glamour manicure and pedicure. (Beginning at $165 per person). 900 W Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015; 213.743.8800




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