Dining out can be SOBikini delicious and figure flattering. Here, Susan features restaurants that offer gourmet menu items that flatter your figure.



TANGATA AT BOWERS MUSEUM CELEBRATES SUMMER WITH NEW HOURS AND MEDICI WINE DINNERS Award-winning restaurant expands evening hours on Thursdays and offers exclusive wine dinners June 29th and July 13th WHAT: Situated in the mission style courtyard of the Bowers Museum, Tangata will be open 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. every Thursday from July 11th through … [Read more...]

Día Nacional del Cebiche

Rciardo Zarate’s Ceviche Mixto

Día Nacional del Cebiche : Each year on June 28, Peruvians honor their most emblematic dish, ceviche, and it only seems fitting to celebrate Día Nacional del Cebiche with Chef Ricardo Zarate, Peru’s culinary U.N. ambassador. He’s creating a “Classico Ceviche” that will be offered at Mo-chica, Picca, and Paiche, exclusive to this day. For $10, guests can … [Read more...]

June is National Iced Tea Month

The Coffee Bean Iced Tea

June is National Iced Tea Month and David DeCandia, Tea Director for The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf®, is highlighting 5 Iced Tea tips for the home brewer from  the oldest and largest specialty coffee and tea retailer in the U.S. Heralding over 15 years of tea experience with the company, David is regarded as a trailblazer in the art and business of all … [Read more...]

Marilyn, Always Remembered at Public Kitchen and Bar

Strawberry Blonde Cupcakes and Marilyn Suite cocktail

Marilyn, Always Remembered at Public Kitchen and Bar... On June 1st, the late screen actress and timeless icon Marilyn Monroe would have celebrated her 87th birthday, and even though it’s been 51 years since her passing, our adoration for her remains unsated. In celebration of her memory, Executive Chef Tim Goodell has created a “Marilyn, Always … [Read more...]

Bad Boy Nerd Loves Cake


Bad Boy Nerd Loves Cake:  Former bad boy graffiti artist, Duff Goldman, found life in a love of cake.   Long before cake, Duff Goldman, a self-proclaimed nerd, felt the artist inside craving to get out and share with the world. With his jump in head first - deal with the consequences later attitude, the artist found himself breaking in to … [Read more...]

Bootsy Bellows Spring Cocktails

Spring Cocktails by Billy Ray with Ciroc for Bootsy Bellows

Bootsy Bellows Spring Cocktails have arrived! The winning combo for Spring: Mixologist Billy Ray, Ciroc Vodka, and well-loved actor, David Arquette's Bootsy Bellows on Sunset Blvd. Mixologist Billy Ray began across the pond from the USA in London. Working his way through mixology in the ranks of wine bars, studying cocktail books, and and working with … [Read more...]

National Eggs Benedict Day

Tortilla Republic's TR Benedict

April 16 is National Eggs Benedict Day, and in its honor, we have six culinary destinations around town offering their unique twists on this layered masterpiece. Savor a Chorizo Benedict with poached eggs and salsa verde atop a sope at Executive Chef Tim Goodell’s Public Kitchen & Bar, located at the historic Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, available … [Read more...]

Olive Oil Tasting at Fig & Olive

Fig and Olive

The French Riviera-inspired restaurant partners with the historic Spanish olive oil estate and winery for a special one-night-only 7-course olive oil and wine pairing dinner ($125) WHAT: On Tuesday, April 23, 2013, from 7 – 10 p.m., FIG & OLIVE Melrose Place— West Hollywood’s French Riviera dining destination—invites guests to an exclusive olive oil … [Read more...]

Family Affair at Public Kitchen & Bar

Public Kitchen & Bar Sunday Brunch

Inviting guests to his own “home-like” atmosphere, Chef Tim Goodell’s Easter Brunch reinforces his deep-rooted philosophy that “food and drink are for the people” with shareable plates offered from an exceptional al a cart menu, and a dining hall dotted with personal touches from his life-including black and white photos from his family and kitchen … [Read more...]

Jimmy’s Famous American Tavern

Jimmy's Famous American Tavern

JIMMY'S FAMOUS AMERICAN TAVERN OPENING IN ORANGE COUNTY THIS SUMMER Concept Focusing on American Regional Cuisine, Handcrafted Cocktails, Tap Wines, and Craft Beers Will Launch Second Location Dana Point   Dana Point, CA - Jimmy's Famous American Tavern, a contemporary version of a tavern serving homemade American regional classics, will open … [Read more...]


Pitfire Artisan Pizza

Pitfire Artisan Pizza, the Los Angeles-based restaurant company known for its signature rustic, fire singed pizzas, and handcrafted cuisine with simple fresh ingredients, will officially open the doors of its Costa Mesa location at 11 a.m. on December 6. On December 5, Pitfire will host a Community Night open to the public from 5-10 p.m. and donate 100% of … [Read more...]