A meal on the patio at the aptly-named The Front Yard feels less like dining at a restaurant and more like gathering at the home of your friend who has the best patio (and happens to be the best chef, too). The dining destination at The Garland hotel in North Hollywood dishes up an elevated spin on traditional dishes and a creative cocktail menu, to boot.
The Golden Bull—a buzzy, Oakland-based bar and music venue that counts Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day as one of its owners—has officially reopened to the public after over a year of closure due to the pandemic.
A color-drenched retro surf-inspired resort in San Diego since the 1950’s, Town and Country features all the makings of a memorable summer escape: a massive pool, a twisty waterslide, crazy-good seafood, towering palms and pretty cocktails. Like a scene out of a Beach Boys’ song, it’s only good vibes at this landmark stay.
In celebration of National Ice Cream Month, we’ve rounded up the top spots for scoops in San Diego. From scratch-made classics to unique sweets, pop in one of the these adored ice cream shops next time your sweet tooth needs to be satisfied.
Jenette Goldstein is the co-founder and CEO of Jenette Bras, the nation’s premier bra-fitting boutique for full-busted women. The company was founded in East Hollywood in 2009 and has grown to include four shops in Southern California and one in Atlanta.
A gorgeous cafe and bakery in the heart of Mission Hills in San Diego, Cardellino invites guests to enjoy la dolce vita. From finger-lickin’-good doughnuts to a top-notch burger, Cardellino truly does it all–and does it well.
Ditch the long drives to the city for a night out and say “hello” to the latest local favorite, Bamboo Room. The craft cocktail lounge is now open in Westlake Village.
A luxury resort by all accounts, lauded by the likes of Conde Nast Traveler, Kenwood Inn & Spa is sprawled across two-and-a-half acres of lush gardens with views of nearby vineyards in all directions. Yet, it is small by hotel standards, featuring just 29 guestrooms and suites, each tucked away into its own enclave to make its guests feel like they are the only people on earth.
At 33 stories towering over San Diego Bay, Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego provides a sophisticated waterfront atmosphere for mixing business and pleasure.
Angela Hong is the director of architecture at Arcsine, an Oakland-based architecture and interior design firm with a focus on hospitality, restaurant, residential and workplace spaces. “While we take on projects around the globe, many of our projects are here in the Bay Area, and it’s fantastic to be part of the community we serve through our work.”