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Sweet Laurel: Cake, Coffee + Tea in Pacific Palisades

  Cake can be more than a decadent treat since now you can find sweet and healthy options. Laurel Gallucci and Claire Thomas of Sweet Laurel have created the recipes for grain-free flavors that inspire devotion in adults and kids alike. After dealing with an auto-immune disorder and being prescribed a strict elimination diet, Laurel [...]

By | March 12th, 2019|Hot Spots|0 Comments

The Daily Harvest’s Refueling Station

When I walked into the The Daily Harvest’s Refueling Station pop up at the Westfield Century City location, I felt as though I had entered an empowering personal power station. It is fashioned to look like clean and healthy version of a gas station—where you can pull in and fuel up. The playful popup offers [...]

By | January 21st, 2019|Hot Spots|0 Comments

Hey Hey Serves Tea, Games, and More in Echo Park

Hey Hey Drinks in Echo Park Fitting naturally into the bustling commercialism and culture on Sunset Boulevard in the heart of Echo Park, a sleek, blue neon sign invitingly reads ‘Hey Hey.’ If you aren’t paying close attention though, you could accidentally sneak past this new gem. Hey Hey is recessed from the street and [...]

By | May 15th, 2018|Hot Spots|0 Comments

Black Elephant Coffee Atwater Village

  “Support the community. Respect Nature. Drink good coffee. Join the tribe.” This is the motto painted on the wall of the newly opened Black Elephant Coffee in Atwater Village. Black Elephant Coffee Atwater Village Black Elephant Coffee owners are married couple Heidy Fu and Gonzalo Otarola. They are also the proprietors of Simply Coffee [...]

By | February 9th, 2018|Hot Spots|0 Comments