Author Archives: Julian Douglas

BEACH MEX – A 2018 Cinco De Mayo Revisit… El Segundo, CA

BEACH MEX – EL SEGUNDO, CA   A few years ago I had the pleasure of writing about Beach Mex. Since then we’ve been back countless times enjoying, let alone gladly hearing of many others praise my recommendation to visit… Read More

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GRAND CENTRAL MARKET – “A TALE OF TWO VISITS”… DTLA, CA

GRAND CENTRAL MARKET – DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES “A TALE OF TWO VISITS” For those in Southern California somehow not familiar with Grand Central Market, let me take a bit to give a short history about the famed market place. Self-described… Read More

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VALENTINE’S DAY… A Reminder Why Every Day Should Be.

VALENTINE’S DAY… Why Every Day Should Be. I’m back again this year to extend my personal take on Valentine’s Day and luckily enough I have the same view as my wife. Every day should be a day of expressing love… Read More

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THE LOS ANGELES TRAVEL & ADVENTURE SHOW 2018

THE 13TH ANNUAL LOS ANGELES TRAVEL & ADVENTURE SHOW 2018 at THE LOS ANGELES CONVENTION CENTER – DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES It’s the most wonderful time of the year… no, not Christmas and the Winter Holidays, but the return of the… Read More

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CANDY CANE LANE – EL Segundo, CA

EL SEGUNDO’S CANDY CANE LANE – EL SEGUNDO, CA When it comes to tradition, not many cities on the West Coast, let alone small towns, exude tradition as much as El Segundo, California during the Holidays. Candy Cane Lane on… Read More

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THE BLOODY MARY FEST L.A. – 1st ANNUAL in LOS ANGELES

THE BLOODY MARY FEST L.A. – LOS ANGELES, CA 1st Annual Bloody Mary Festival, L.A. Debut. When most people think Bloody Mary, they instantly think New York City where it was perfected; thus it’s only fitting that New York City… Read More

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BRAT & BRAU – A Taste of OktoberFest in Hermosa Beach, CA (Now Closed)

BRAT & BRAU – Hermosa Beach, CA “A Taste Of OktoberFest in Hermosa Beach” *** Since the release of this Blog, unfortunately, Brat & Brau has just closed. *** It’s not often that I write about a restaurant that I… Read More

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RISTORANTE PERSEUS & STEAK FLORENTINE – Florence, Italy

RISTORANTE PERSEUS – FLORENCE, ITALY Many of us seem to have a bucket list of some sort or another. Myself? I’ve had a few, but the two biggest have been places in the world I have yet to travel to… Read More

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An Homage to the House Of Blues Anaheim – Downtown Disney (Venue Spotlight)

HOUSE OF BLUES ANAHEIM – “DOWNTOWN DISNEY” As I sit down to write this, during the weekend I will be attending the “Preview Celebration” for, well basically the private, Grand Opening Party for the new House Of Blues located at… Read More

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EYES OF ROME – Private Tours of Rome, Italy (updated)

EYES OF ROME: PRIVATE TOURS – ROME, ITALY I often talk about growing up traveling the world, which I’ve been lucky enough to have branched out into my professional life as a concert promoter allowing me to continue that love…. Read More

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