Note: SO I have an awesome guest blogger, Melissa Stephans, who will be giving us regular updates on LA beauty and food!!! I’ve been meaning to get more West coast picks in here, so I’m really excited to have her indulging us Hopefully, once I get to relaunch, I’ll include more detailed author bios! Her first entry below:
Not all the effects of the economic crisis are that bad, you know. Take restaurants like XIV by Michael Mina for instance, which are trying to lure diners back to the table with budget-themed menus. Every day between 5pm-8pm, The Terrace at XIV offers a special “6ix on Sunset” menu featuring six cocktails and six dishes for $6 a piece.
OK, I know that people-watching on the Sunset Strip while feasting on the exquisite creations of a two-time James Beard Award winner (think Oscars for foodies) for only $6 sounds too good to be true, so here is the full scoop: While this is a great place to meet friends, oogle L.A.’s pretty people, and grab an inexpensive drink, don’t come hungry for more than a bite-sized treat.
Found a really interesting article about pheromones in The New York Times. Soap brand, Dial, hosted a study where they blindfolded nine women and asked them if they would pursue a guy based on scent alone.
Three guys used a body wash with pheromone scents, three used a non-pheromone scent, and the last three just worked up a sweat and used nothing at all.
Cuz you probably won’t ever see it unless you’re a (likely cigar-loving) member of the private club, Grand Havana Room (no, I’m not. I wish I was that important). I wonder what the hazing process is like actually.
My friend said it was creamy and not too overwhelming — even the raspberry sauce which he normally doesn’t like was good. Perfect end to a lobster meal.