A Bit of Los Olivos in South Pasadena – Crossings Restaurant Relaunches

Of the moment, yet not on the nose, Crossings in South Pasadena is your newest Los Angeles dining destination. Crossings uses hyper-local ingredients for its hyper-modern California cuisine. You’ll love it. I did. And don’t let Crossing’s off the beaten path location deter you – you won’t find food this good, a vibe this cool, and a wine list this extensive, anywhere else in Southern California. It’s the fine dining establishment South Pasadena needs, the of one-of-a-kind restaurant that, before iPhones and Instagram and Yelp, you felt lucky to have stumbled upon and discovered.

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Nancy Silverton’s Chopped Salad Goes National – Recipe

Nancy Silverton Photo by Daniel Zuchnik/Getty Images for NYCWFF

If you’ve ever been to Pizzeria Mozza, chances are on your way to those delicious pizzas you started with “Nancy’s Chopped Salad.” Nancy Silverton’s chopped salad has been a staple on her world famous restaurant’s menu for decades. In her cookbook from 2011, The Mozza Cookbook, she notes that she’s been perfecting the chopped salad since the 1970s, and you better believe the version from her Melrose outpost is near perfect. Silverton has now partnered with upscale salad chain Sweetgreen to serve her salad in stores nationwide.

Along with the Sweetgreen collaboration, Silverton is also embarking on another new venture: the opening of her newest establishment, Triple Beam Pizza in Highland Park.

Perhaps the only Los Angeles salad that rivals Nancy’s in terms of renown is Wolfgang Puck’s Cobb Salad from Spago. Of course, Silverton’s famous chopped salad is no secret. You can make the salad at home with her cookbook’s recipe! The original recipe has a little bit of everything—radicchio, chickpeas, pepperoncini, provolone, and salami. And the vinaigrette is simple, refined, and the sort you’ll be dressing all of your salads with in the future.

Behold, Nancy Silverton’s chopped salad recipe!

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Moby’s Red Oak Manor in Los Feliz – 5509 Red Oak Drive

After an extensive two year renovation lead by the creative vision of singer/songwriter, animal rights activist, Little Pine restaurant owner, and now residential designer Moby, Red Oak Manor returns to the market looking more superior than ever. The 1926 five bedroom home is located in Los Feliz’s Oaks neighborhood and is surrounded by a verdant forest of trees that creates an indelible impression of peaceful, quiet, and private removal from Los Angeles city life.

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Celebrity Real Estate Review – February 2018

Take a closer look at a select and exclusive group of celebrity real estate deals including the purchases, sales, and listings of Jennifer Aniston, Harry Styles, Miley Cyrus, Whoopi Goldberg, Mel Gibson, Rose McGowan, Usher, and many more! Enjoy!

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Hollywood Bowl’s 2018 Summer Lineup: Kevin Hart, Diana Ross, Father John Misty, & more!

Hollywood Bowl has announced its summer lineup. You can view the complete calendar here. This year there seems to be something for everyone! Series include Classical Tuesdays & Thursdays, Jazz at the Bowl, Weekend Spectaculars, KCRW’s World Festival, Sunday Sunset Concerts, and Special Concerts. It’s the sound of summer!

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Resort-style Living in Van Nuys – 13619 Valerio Street Unit E

This Van Nuys two bedroom town home has it all. Resort style living – swimmer’s pool, two spas, clubhouse, private yard, and treetop views – at an amazing price.

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Franklin Hills Mid-Century Modern Recreated by Barbara Bestor – 1935 Mayview Dr.

This striking mid-century modern home has been stylishly recreated by Silver Lake based architect Barbara Bestor. 1935 Mayview Drive is perched in the Los Feliz Hills, boasts two bedrooms, three bathrooms, incredible indoor/outdoor flow, and is asking $1,100,000.

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Silver Lake Home by Legendary Mid-Century Architect – 3056 Landa St

The Austrian Spencer House was built in 1937 by a young Raphael Soriano. The architect would later go on to help define the mid-century modern style. He was invited by Arts & Architecture magazine to participate in the Case Study Houses program, Soriano completed his project in 1950. Pioneering in its use of steel in residential construction, the design marks a turning point for the program, later culminating in his colleague Pierre Koenig’ s Case Study House #21 and #22. The Austrian Spencer House is just one of twelve surviving houses built by Soriano.

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Last Minute Los Angeles Valentine’s Day Ideas That Are Not a Pricey Prix Fixe Dinner

It happens every year. Whether you’re single, coupled up, or going out for drinks with the girls, inevitably you keep pushing back on making the dinner reservation, perhaps due to the prevalence of pricey prix fixe menus or holding out hopes for a date and then suddenly Valentine’s Day has arrived and every restaurant in town seems to be booked. Fear not! I’ve compiled a list of Valentine’s Day ideas, parties, and film screenings all over town great for couples, groups, and singles alike. Happy Valentine’s Day!

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For Lease: Laurel Canyon Eco-Friendly Luxury Retreat with Pool – $10,000/mo.

8459 Ridpath Drive is an eco-friendly green rental opportunity in the beautiful and star-studded Laurel Canyon. The three bedroom retreat is private and gated, making it ideal for celebrity clients.

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