Happy New Year, Happy Best You!

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I'm leaving for Big Bear for the weekend, where I'm going skiing, hot-tubbing and vino-ing with a group of friends, so I'm signing off now until 2010.  Last night, I sat down and took stock of 2009 in my now yearly tradition, reflecting on the good, the bad, the triumphs and the sadness (on the ...

The beauty of the Speakeasy

Speakeasy bars have been taking over Los Angeles (after re-originating in New York), and I couldn't be happier.  There's something so fabulous about sealing yourself off in a wood-paneled hideaway while savoring hair-raisingly stiff concoctions.  Twirl those pearls, pucker your glossy lips and flip that bob, baby, because you've been transported to another world--one where ...