The Top 5 BBQ Joints in Los Angeles

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Here in Los Angeles with our beautiful weather, we can pretty much grill outside every day of the year if we want to.  But grilling a nice piece of salmon is not the same as good 'ol fashioned BBQ and sometimes you need to go to the experts.  When it comes to great barbecue, these are the top 5 BBQ restaurants in L.A. Charcoal BBQ Silver Lake's savvy spot for modern Kansas City barbecue, bourbon and craft beer is Charcoal BBQ. A hipster honkytonk vibe is lent by wooden beams, saddles and stacked firewood, juxtaposed with a big chandelier and red leather banquettes. Chef Jeremy … READ MORE »

Restaurant Menus at The CAMP

L.A. Favorites: The CAMP – destination shopping in Orange County

OK, while not technically in Los Angeles, The CAMP in nearby Orange County is absolutely worth a visit.   I grew up in Orange County and am there to visit family on a fairly regular basis. The CAMP, located in Costa Mesa’s SoBeCa District, (South on… 

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CureBatten Cindy Ambuehl and Don Diamont

#curebatten – Celebrities rally to help find a cure for Batten disease.

On June 9th, Hollywood’s biggest stars took to social media to show their support for producer Gordon Gray and his fight to find a cure for Batten disease. Batten disease is a rare brain disorder suffered by so few that research to find a cure… 

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The best Fireworks in Los Angeles

The best fireworks displays in Los Angeles.

Looking to see some great fireworks this 4th of July weekend? If you’re in the Los Angeles area, these are some of the best fireworks displays around.  These 5 fireworks displays are all spectacular! Americafest at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena is billed as the… 

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The Grand Wailea in Maui

Travel Crush: The Grand Wailea in Maui

My family and I just returned from a week in paradise: Maui.  We stayed at the Grand Wailea in their Ho’olei community. Grand Wailea is the ultimate luxury Maui resort. Owned by the Waldorf Astoria, these luxury beachfront accommodations sit on forty acres of lush… 

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Giveback Homes, Habitat for Humanity and The Agency… Be the change you want to see in the world.

I am a big fan of Giveback Homes and the work that they do, but last week some of my colleagues from The Agency and I got to see their good works in action, and help them out on a project. We put on our… 

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Father’s Day Gift Ideas: Don Diamont’s favorites

Finding just the right gift for someone you love can sometimes be a challenge. Finding the right gift for dad on Father’s Day is no easy task either. My husband, Don Diamont is an amazing father. Fun, nurturing, strong, patient, loving… all of the things… 

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