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BY Karine Baker


The Palms Beverly Hills Relocated to the Golden Triangle

During its four decades in West Hollywood, the Palm Restaurant was the place to be seen, even if you were shooting a movie halfway across the globe. Caricatures of more than 2,000 celebrities and power brokers covered the walls, a tradition that can be traced back to the Depression and the original Palm in midtown Manhattan. When starving artists couldn’t afford the tab, they paid for their meals by sketching local celebs.

A Preview of Holiday Fare at a Hollywood “Tastemaker” Event

I spotted the first holiday lights in Beverly Hills the other day. Yes, it’s getting to be the time of year when a meeting planner’s thoughts turn to chestnuts, eggnog and festive desserts. Or, the modern-day iterations of these things, which were on full display when Wolfgang Puck Catering hosted what they dubbed a “holiday tastemaker event” in the heart of Hollywood.

Sexy Vegan Food at the Four Seasons Beverly Hills

Last week the Four Seasons Los Angeles at Beverly Hills hosted a poolside cooking demonstration to celebrate the launch of some new additions to the Cabana Restaurant menu.  As waiters circulated with samples on silver serving trays the press in attendance (myself included) swarmed for every bite. Here’s what makes this surprising: those nibbles didn’t include the usual high-end fare of caviar or glistening slices of sashimi. There were no Kobe beef sliders or lobster wontons.


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