East Meets West: Oscar China Night’s Fashion Show

East Meets West: Oscar China Night’s Fashion Show

This fashion show was a smashing success, so when I tell you who created it, there will be no surprise. It was none other than the international fashion designer/recherche boutique hotel designer Sue Wong! Arete, which is Greek for excellence! Just when I thought I had seen all of the repertoire of the Empress of Style’s spectacular evening gowns I was reminded as I watched this show that she created over fifteen hundred designs a…

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The Best of the Best Hollywood Lounge Suites

The Best of the Best Hollywood Lounge Suites

If Hollywood is a mecca for entertainment, then Doris Bergman’s lounge suites are a mecca for the celebrities and journalists of tinseltown. Ms. Bergman is indeed the doyenne of public relations and lounge suites, and her pre-Oscars event is a must-attend affair every year. So, exactly what is a lounge suite? A lounge suite is a location where brands come together to give out gifts to celebrities and journalists who then pose with the gift…

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Cheesecake Celebration Par Excellence at Hallowed Delphi Greek Restaurant in Westwood

Cheesecake Celebration Par Excellence at Hallowed Delphi Greek Restaurant in Westwood

When one contemplates “cheesecake,” one associates “New York” with that vision. But the truth is cheesecake antedates New York and even Columbus. In reality, and you heard it here first, the ancient Greeks loved cheesecake; furthermore, they ate it in preparation for the first Olympic Games in 776 B.C. – some training food! In addition, Greek brides and grooms were also known to use cheesecake for their wedding cake. These fascinating culinary facts came to…

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McCormick & Schmick’s Restaurant

McCormick & Schmick’s Restaurant

THE MENU IS ALWAYS CHANGING, BUT THE DELIGHT IN DINING IS CONSTANT At McCormick and Schmick’s Pacific Seafood Grill, the menu changes daily based on the catch of the day and the availability of produce, because fresh is foremost here.  However, that is just one of the reasons this restaurant is a true class act.  Even though they specialize in seafood, they have all types of meat and produce, which they prepare artfully, adding to the…

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My Journey Home

My Journey Home

When I started this journey I weighed 240 pounds. I had been an athlete in my younger days and always worked out in a gym. Later, even at my heaviest, I continued to work out in the gym, but I wasn’t eating right, consuming large amounts of sugar, and I also wasn’t doing enough cardio exercises. I knew I couldn’t go on this way and would have given anything to be slender. But what else…

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