San Diego Latino Film Festival reeled into it’s opening night with Latin rhythms and style with celebrities such as Actor Jorge Salinas & Latin pop-singer Gonzalo de la Torre. The first day of screenings were well attended. The after-party continued at the all new Cafe Sevilla on 5th avenue in the Gaslamp Quarter where the [...]
Written by StyleXplorer, Brian Hawkins The Netherlands is known for its cheese. Henry Willig is a very good place to start your exploration of Dutch cheeses, offering everything from a green cheese made with with pesto, to sambal/chili, smoked cheese with herbs, and smoked goat’s cheese, there is a variety for every taste in this [...]
Coffee is an important aspect of my day. It is the catalyst from drowsy to ready, invoking a sense of comfort as part of my daily routine. It is an assumed expectation of my pre-anything jump start. Soon there may be a fashionable almost artistic component added to the ritual. This new designer machine is [...]
Written by StyleXplorer, Mindy VanKirk From the delightful trio of gentlemen who brought you the wildly successful Curio Parlor, Experimental Cocktail Club and Prescription Cocktail Club comes La Compagnie des Vins Surnaturels, where wine reigns supreme. Gone are the exquisitely mixed drinks that helped fuel the recent cocktail craze in Paris, replaced by a carefully [...]
The Artist sweeps the Academy Awards with 5 Oscars for 2012. A silent film in this LOUD era of computer graphics technology and other over-stimulating visual effects, who could have imagined that a silent film would take BEST PICTURE OF THE YEAR? Images and appearances of Jean Dujardin and Uggie the star poochie have been [...]
Hands United For Children held their inaugural gala on February 5th, 2012 at the Fairbanks Ranch Country Club. A net of $25,000 in funds were raised allowing for the first phase of building a desperately needed preschool in Burkina Faso. A small portion of funds were also allocated toward the O’Farrell Community School.