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!

SF’s 10 Hautest Bars Near Union Square

It’s the last big weekend of holiday shopping and certainly you’ll deserve to unwind after making the rounds at San Francisco’s Union Square boutiques and department stores. Here’s our list of the 10 best bars near Union Square where you can kick up your feet, rest your packages and enjoy a tasty cocktail in a chic setting.

Luxury Tuxedo Shopping Made Easier

Busy executives have very little time to shop. With New Year’s celebrations a blink away, Haute Living compiled a list of men’s formal-wear made easy. We’ve included the 3 most exclusive men’s brands to assist in dressing to the nines. Time well spent is with friends, family and a bottle of your favorite bubbly. Here are our favorites for a more personal approach to men’s tuxedo shopping.