Los Angeles

The Return of the Salon

Back in the day, when convening in the drawing room was common practice, there was a social norm that has tapered off in recent times – that of the salon. We’re not referring to a loud room with mirrors that smells perpetually of aerosol. We mean the popular seventeenth century locales that held arts exhibits and were cultural hubs for their urban surrounds. Read More

Los Angeles

Ludo Bites Goes Royal

If you caught Ludo Lefebvre’s episode on Top Chef Masters, you’ll remember him as the bad-boy French chef with a lady-killing accent. When he talked about his pop up, concept restaurant in LA, Ludo Bites, it was hard not to hear Francophiles throughout LA tapping on their keyboards to Google its then current location. Read More