Lesley Jacobs Solmonson

Vodka and Caviar; Credit: Petrossian

How to Sip Vodka and Pop Caviar on Valentine's Day

With Valentine's Day around the corner, it's okay to ditch the Champagne and chocolate pairings (but if you decide to go that route, read our pairing guide here). Instead, go the less traveled but more adventurous vodka-and-caviar route. Equally, if not more, indulgent, caviar and vodka are the peanut butter......
Communal Table at Terraza

5 Best Los Angeles Hotel Happy Hours

When we think "happy hour," we generally think value and, most likely, the bar closest to the office or house. But, if you step outside the usual happy-hour box, there are some sophisticated surprises in store at hotels across the city. From the beach to downtown, hotel bars are the......
Tipple s Moscow Mule; Credit: Acuna-Hansen

Best San Fernando Valley Happy Hours

For some Angelenos, the San Fernando Valley is a far more relaxing place to work, live or drink. These days, though, with its many bars — ranging from retro to tiki to modern — the Valley is a drinking destination worth driving to. Ventura Boulevard tends to be the center......