Posts by Abigail Stone

The question of where to meet someone for cocktails is often cause for consternation. Where’s a place where the drinks are great, the presentation is beautiful, the atmosphere is inviting and the decor is elegant, even a little bit glamorous?The aptly named Bibo Ergo Sum is the answer.

Tucked into the corner of a modern building Santa Monica Boulevard, the former Santa Monica Yacht Club has undergone a complete transformation. Gone is the rustic wooden interior.

Still stumped about what to get for the men in your life? If you’re in Los Angeles, you might want to head over to LaBrea Avenue between Beverly Boulevard and 1st Street.

We love books any time of year but we indulge in coffee table books in the winter. There’s something about a coffee table book that feels luxurious and indulgent. And when it's dark and deary outside, their evocative words and glossy photographs encourage us to dream.

For Architect Mark Rios of Rios Clementi Hale Studios, the decision to move his firm to West Adams was a no-brainer, and he’s not alone. The enclave, just south of the10 Freeway and east of Culver City, is experiencing a rebirth.

Here's a secret about Los Angeles: the cool factor of many restaurants is that they are hard to find or in unexpected places, like mini malls, hotels, facing an auto body shop, carved out of a former church or at the end of an alley.