Week in Review: Channing Tatum Leads Team Oscar; Rare Cognac Available at the Peninsula

It was a busy week in the City of Angels leading up to Christmas. Leslie Mann became the first-ever Grand Marshal of the nation’s longest running holiday boat parade, Channing Tatum brought back “Team Oscar,” and a Beverly Hills landmark will close its doors for good. Here’s what you missed this week in Los Angeles.

5 Holiday Entertaining Tips From Classy Ladies Alie & Georgia

Alie Ward and Georgia Hardstark are truly the hostesses with the mostess. The best friends were the stars of cocktail-centric Drinks with Alie & Georgia on Cooking Channel, and are currently on-camera contributors for the network’s Unique Sweets, and have just launched their new online web series, “Classy Ladies with Alie & Georgia,” in which they wear lovely dresses, act posh, and take a culinary lesson in each episode. Here, the ladies give us their five tried and true tips for holiday entertaining. Bottoms up!

10 Haute Holiday Party Outfit Ideas

The hardest part of the holidays, in our opinion, is finding the perfect ensemble to wear to any number of holiday parties. Thankfully, Lauren Bruksch, co-founder and President of Palter DeLiso, has done the hard work for us. The luxury footwear brand, beloved among celebs like Kerry Washington, Miranda Lambert, and Abigail Spencer, has recently opened its doors in Beverly Hills just in time for the holiday season, which is making Bruksch, in turn, even more festive!

5 Things Ryan Seacrest Can’t Live Without

Ryan Seacrest is a man who seems like he has it all. The producer, philanthropist, American Idol host, designer and radio host doesn’t seem to want for much (aside from sleep, which, given how exhaustive his schedule is, shouldn’t surprise anyone), but there are a few things he simply can’t live without. Find out what they are here.

Sotheby’s International Realty Featured Estate of the Week:Exquisite and Sophisticated Contemporary

1209 Via Aracena is a magnificent full-custom contemporary estate, approximately 8,300 sq. ft. large. The main house features four bedrooms with en suite baths, one powder room, a chef’s kitchen with all of the latest appliances, a theatre/media room, a professional home office, a gym with full bath, and a pub with a wine room.

The Best Places to Power Breakfast in Los Angeles

You’ve heard the phrase ‘breakfast of champions’, haven’t you? You might be living that statement after indulging in the California-friendly morning delicacies at our top five picks for the best power breakfasts in Los Angeles. Get ready to make magic deals happen over your morning cup of Joe at these top-notch power spots.