The sun is shining high in the blue sky, and even though you’ve always wanted to leave work at 1 pm, now you realize even the weather is begging for you to ditch your cubicle. It hits you: spring has officially sprung. Why not treat your underlying urge to ditch that popsicle stand you call work and celebrate the new season with a spring cocktail? We looked at it all: between those of you who are prepping for the Summer bikini season around the corner to those who are just looking for the best tasting, strongest concoction, we’ve accumulated a list of nine of the top spots in L.A. to completely satisfy your spring cocktail cravings.
If you've been busy layering up your neck and wrists with a mix of pretty, shiny things, we understand if you've forgotten about your digits. But we're here to remind you to invite them to the party by getting them stacked with a medley of stylish rings. From mixed metals and punk-inspired styles to delicate bands and sparkling stones, click through to shop our 20 favorite stack sets and single-piece rings perfect for mixing and matching in your finger stack bling.
Until recently, local vegans may have had it tough when it came to dining out, but eating vegan is becoming easier every day in Los Angeles with restaurants dedicated to serving 100% plant-based food popping up all over town. From fish-free Japanese and sushi to Italian favorites like "meat" lasagna, eateries are not simply omitting animal products from dishes we love, but elevating the cuisine and getting creative with their culinary concoctions that even the meat-eating population is flocking to these animal product-free destinations for the tasty fare. As meat-lovers, the part we're most excited about is the end of the enduring struggle to eat out with our vegan friends somewhere that makes all of us happy. So, carnivores and green eaters, dine in harmony with this guide to L.A.'s best vegan and very vegan-friendly restaurants.
Go HERE for more photos by David Levin and tag yourself and your friends! Last night, Mouche Gallery in Beverly Hills presented the private opening of "Picture Global Warming", the U.S. debut exhibit by Swedish artist Clara Hallencreutz. Come take a peek inside an evening of champagne and fine art at one of L.A.'s premiere art galleries.
L.A.'s famously awesome weather means there's every reason to bring your workout outside as you maintain your pool party figure as long as it feels like summer (which is usually through October). We suggest you strengthen your core and get in touch with your inner energy amongst the natural elements with outdoor yoga. Whether you fancy a sunset class on the beach, or morning sessions with views of the city below from the top of a mountain or skyscraper's helipad, there are options available for all yogis at any level. Keep your beach body dreams alive while breathing in the fresh air with this guide to L.A.'s six best outdoor yoga programs. Namaste!
[Photos via, via, via] Two of our most favorite things in life are happy hours and oysters. Separately they are wonderfully delightful additions to any day of the week. Together they're one of humanity's greatest inventions (at least in our book). That's why we're very fortunate to live in a city that has many oyster happy hours every day all over town where we can enjoy a vast array of freshly shucked mollusks from across North America at prices even those of us on a tight budget can afford ($1!). We'll stop there with the colorful language and cut to the chase: this a guide to the L.A.'s 12 best oyster happy hours from Downtown to deep Santa Monica and everything in between. You're welcome.