Erica’s Picks: Mar’sel at Terranea

You’ve probably heard of a beautiful resort in Rancho Palos Verdes called Terranea, but did you know it has one of SoCal’s best restaurants on the property? Mar’sel really is as good as the website […]



Erica’s Picks: The Cronut™

These days the latest trend isn’t in fashion, but in pastries. From gourmet cupcakes to fonuts, we’re frothing at the mouth every time a new sweet hits the shelf. The trending treat right now? The […]



Erica’s Picks: All’Angolo – Inexpensive, Authentic Italian

Some of the best Italian food in Los Angeles can be found in, um, Koreatown. All’ Angolo, the latest project from Italian born Executive Chef Giuseppe Musso (formerly of Amarone Kitchen + Wine), has a […]



Erica’s Picks: Tillamook Ice Cream

I scream, you scream, we all scream for FREE ice cream! Did you know that today marks the first day of National Ice Cream Month? Yep, back in 1984, President Reagan declared July as the […]



Erica’s Picks: LA Film Festival

If you haven’t been to the LA Film Festival since it’s moved to LA LIVE, you should really add it to your events calendar this summer. Not only does the Film Independent offer filmmakers 10-days […]



Erica’s Picks: Vitello’s Restaurant – Jazzy Summer Nights

Last year, Vitello’s of Studio City went through a complete facelift, and rightly so. Vitello’s had been plagued with the memory of murder for over a decade when Robert Blake’s wife was shot to death […]



Erica’s Picks: Good Eats and Rock ‘n’ Roll at Tuning Fork

Foodies of the Valley, another restaurant is here to delight. The newly opened Tuning Fork gastropub on Ventura Place is a miniature Laurel Tavern with healthier options…and a little rock ‘n’ roll. Co-owners and fellow […]


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Erica’s Picks: Summer Concerts at the Hollywood Bowl

Summer is around the corner and that means music under the stars at the Hollywood Bowl! June 22nd marks opening night for the Bowl and if you haven’t experienced a summer concert in one of […]

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Erica’s Picks: Studio City Farmers Market

Every Sunday, the who’s who of the Valley hit the Studio City Farmers Market.


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Erica’s Picks: The Place Beyond the Pines [Movie Review]

From the Director of “Blue Valentine” comes “The Place Beyond the Pines,” an epic movie starring Ryan Gosling, Bradley Cooper, Eva Mendes and Ray Liota. According to Director Derek Cianfrance, “it’s a movie where characters […]


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Erica’s Picks: Coachella Fashion

April 12th marks the first of 2 sun-filled, music-lovin’, celeb-spotting weekends in Indio, California. And let me tell you, people have been preparing for this festival since Fall of 2012! I myself am scouring LA boutiques […]



Erica’s Picks: Baco Mercat

There’s a twist on the taco downtown, and worth every bite.



Erica’s Picks: The Village

Newly opened in Studio City, The Village is the next hot spot on Ventura Blvd.


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Erica’s Picks: Backbeat at the Ahmanson Theatre

For those of you who missed the Beatles live in their heyday, it’s not too late.