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Organic Coffee, Sunny Skies

Sacks on the Beach is a friendly spot for healthy salads, scrumptious sandwiches, and more. Written by Constance Dunn | Photography by Paul Jonason From its exterior, the eatery, with the bright-orange awning, looks like any other beachside stop in the ...

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Dining Under The Stars

Taste on Melrose expands its footprint, bringing the indoors out Written by Michelle Lyn | Photos Courtesy of Taste on Melrose A WeHo favorite, Taste on Melrose has enhanced its cozy eatery by adding the sleek Atrium and Courtyard, perfect for stargazin...

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The Real Deal

Chocolate purists have a new home in the South Bay Written by Constance Dunn | Photography by Paul Jonason Chocolate maker Jeffray Gardner has made a career of bringing pure, unadulterated chocolate to the South Bay in the form of handcrafted Marsatta C...

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California Chic

Lauren Alexander’s refreshingly luxe lifestyle brand Dacha Written by Joclene Davey | Photography by Meghan Bob Photography Through her retail shop Dacha  interior designer Lauren Alexander brings her fresh perspective on California-chic style to ...

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Southern Comfort

Hospitality vets collaborate on Hatchet Hall, a unique addition to Culver City Written by Michelle Lyn | Photography Courtesy of Chapple Design A complete renovation of the space formerly occupied by Waterloo & City has resulted in the stunning ne...

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The Rose Abloom

A Venice icon is revamped, with reverence for its original Written by Michelle Lyn | Photography by Pascal Shirley The origin Rose Cafe bloomed in Venice in 1979. Over 30 years later, Sprout L.A. Restaurant Collaboration and chef-owner Jason Neroni part...

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Cartagena Chic

Explore the Colombian hot spot beguiling travelers with boutique hotels, fine dining and Colonial charm Written by Michelle Lyn | Photos Courtesy of Casa San Augustin, St. Dom and Michelle Lyn Nestled on the Caribbean Sea, Cartagena de Indias, as it is f...

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For Something Different

Thoughtful small gifts, handcrafted jewelry and cheerful home decor steal the show at Riviera Village gift boutique M’Pressions Written by Constance Dunn | Photography Jonason A stone Buddha statue sits at the entrance of M’Pressions, serving as uno...

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Sustainable South Bay Style

Fashion and gifts—eco-minded and of-the-moment— abound at Grace & Greene Written by Constance Dunn | Photography by Paul Jonason At a corner in Riviera Village, just steps from the ocean, there’s a boutique stocked with clothes and accessories...

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From Ocean To Mountains

Photographer Jill Sanders and painter Joshua Serafin bring their big, vivid nature works to the South Bay via Gallery JS Written by Constance Dunn | Photography by Paul Jonason When Jill Sanders breezes through the door of JS Gallery on Catalina Avenue, ...

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Estate of Grace

Beaming int he shadow of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Biltmore House is the jewel in the Vanderbilt crown Written by Jenn Thornton | Photos Courtesy of the Biltmore Company Asheville, North Carolina, has always had its charms, enough to beckon aVanderbilt. W...

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Donuts For Grown Ups

Blue Star Donuts Sweetens LA’s Treat Scene Written by Danielle Accovelli | Photography by Marie Buck Nestled among the brightly-colored shops lining lively Abbot Kinney is the unassuming, yet undeniably delicious, Blue Star Donuts. Hailing from Po...