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Paso Robles – The Uncharted Wine Getaway 200 Miles North of Santa Monica

A few weeks ago Edible Skinny was lucky enough to tour the wine wonders of Paso Robles. Now we've done California vino before with jaunts to Napa, Sonoma, Santa Barbara, and Temecula, but this was...

 
 By Vildana Hajric    Lifestyle    July 21, 2017 

Ayara Thai Cuisine to Open Pop-Up Shop During Renovations 

Westchester-based Ayara Thai Cuisine has long been a staple in Los Angeles, providing delicious and authentic Thai food to locals and weary travelers landing in nearby LAX. After many years in...

 

Wife Wonders Whether to Collect Social Security at 66 or 70 years of age.

Dear Rusty: My wife is now 66 and not collecting Social Security. She wants to wait until age 70 to collect the larger benefit. However, I know that she could collect now and her payments will grow...

 
 By Kat Thomas    Lifestyle    July 15, 2017

Astro Doughnuts: Southern Fried Hip Hop Style in Doughnut Form

A week ago Edible Skinny was lucky enough to check out Astro Doughnuts and Fried Chicken while in hubbub of DTLA and they are Super (with a capital letter S) Fab (with a capital letter F)! Now Stop!...

 
 By Zane    Lifestyle    July 10, 2017

Southern California Surge in Opioid-Related Diagnoses 31,897% over Ten Years

In rural areas around the country, in the period 2007 to 2016, private insurance claim lines with opioid abuse and dependence diagnoses were found in every age group from 13-18 years to over 80...

 
 By Zane    Lifestyle    July 10, 2017

Save The Date: Starting August 7 You Can Get Married At Taco Bell

In the most craveable matrimonial experience to ever hit Las Vegas, Taco Bell has unveiled that beginning August 7, fans everywhere can tie the knot Taco Bell-style at the brand's flagship Las Vegas...

 

Unicorn Food Trend Featured On Menu of Santa Monica's Chomp Eatery 

A magical new food trend has taken over menus across the country and has become nearly ubiquitous on foodies' social media feeds. That trend – unicorn or rainbow food – started last year and...

 

On a cloudy Friday night, #Gargantua feels cozy, warm, and relaxing

Esteemed Chef Nick Barainca, formerly of Liaison in Los Angeles, opened up a pop up shop inside The OP Cafe last month, operating his own dinner series called g a r g a n t u a. While The OP Cafe curr...

 
 By Kat Thomas    Lifestyle    July 10, 2017

Great Power Comes With Great Responsibility: Must Have Items For Summer Domination

Hello Summer!!! Here at Edible Skinny we're ready for beach/pool season to start with those things called Fun and Sun! So with that in mind we've created a list of Must Have Items For Summer...

 

The Incredibly Painful Story of the Happiest Day of My Life

I want to write my birth story before I forget! Everyday I forget a little piece of my experience. Supposedly there's hormones that are released after you give birth to make you forget all about the p...

 
 By Leslie Reed    Lifestyle    June 26, 2017

The son of a Texas sharecropper, at 5 he got pocket knife and began making toys from wood

Ray Ford has pursued art his entire life. Now in his 90th year, the artist is most known for his wooden sculptures...each piece carefully crafted and original. Born the son of a poor sharecropper in...

 

LA Zoo Looking For a Few Good Men and Women. Docent Meeting on July 15, 2017

Do you love animals? Working with children? Are you looking for a rewarding volunteer opportunity? Check out the Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association's (GLAZA) Docent training program at an...

 

Upset Hindus urge Los Angeles online retailer to withdraw Lord Ganesha socks

He is the Lord of Plenty, but apparently, that is not enough. Upset Hindus are urging Chatsworth online retailer "Hipster's Wonderland" for immediate withdrawal of socks carrying images of Hindu...

 
 By Zane    Lifestyle    June 12, 2017

In Santa Monica: Museum of Flying Announces Summer Hours

The Museum of Flying is pleased to announce that its Summer Schedule begins this week as the Museum will be open to the public Wednesday through Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., with last...

 
 By Zane    Lifestyle    June 12, 2017

LA Event: Mixed-Race and Multiracial Americans Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Interracial Marriage

The Mixed Remixed Festival, the largest nationwide gathering of mixed-race and multiracial families and people, will take place at the Los Angeles Theatre Center in downtown Los Angeles (514 S....

 
 By Zane    Lifestyle    June 12, 2017

Yoga in America Study Reveals Growth and Benefits of the Practice

The newly released 2016 Yoga in America Study Conducted by Yoga Journal and Yoga Alliance shows that the number of US yoga practitioners has increased to more than 36 million, up from 20.4 million in...

 

Dubai Beauty World Demonstrates the Latest in High Tech Health and Beauty

The much anticipated Beautyworld ME took place at the Dubai Convention Center 2 weeks ago. Touted as the second largest beauty tradeshow in the world, and the largest in the Middle East region, it did...

 
 By Preity Upala    Lifestyle    June 8, 2017

Interview with a Hairstylist: Beautyworld MiddleEast in Dubai, 2017

Preity: Namaste Guy! So lovely to meet you!. I just overheard your prior interview. You believe in Destiny and in Fate? You mentioned you don't follow any set path in your life and intuitively follow...

 

Kiwanis Club Youth Scholarship Awards Program Announced

The annual music and high school achievement scholarship ceremonies will be held next week in Santa Monica. These events are open to the public. The Music Scholarship Awards and Performances are on...

 
 By Zoe Coetzee    Lifestyle    June 4, 2017

Let love bloom: new survey reveals the 10 most romantic flowers

A survey sponsored premium dating site EliteSingles, asked 1300 people for their opinions on the most romantic flowers. While, somewhat predictably, red roses were voted into the #1 spot, the rest of...

 
 By Kat Thomas    Lifestyle    June 4, 2017

Vegas Uncork'd, an Epicurean Whirlwind and a Wall of Donuts

"I don't know how many Michelin stars are on stage, but it's a lot." --Andrew Knowlton, Deputy Editor Bon Appétit A few weeks ago Edible Skinny was lucky enough to enjoy the foodie high life at the...

 
 By Zane    Lifestyle    June 1, 2017

73% of Americans Have Financial Regrets. Lack of Retirement Savings is #1

Nearly 3-in-4 U.S. adults have financial regrets, according to a new Bankrate.com report. The most common is not saving for retirement early enough, followed by not saving enough for emergency...

 

Montana Avenue Sidewalk Sale Welcomes Masses Of Shoppers In The Santa Monica Sunshine

Not even the 81 degree heat could stop shoppers from enjoying the Annual Montana Avenue Sidewalk Sale on Saturday. The Avenue was packed with families snapping up great bargains and gifts from their...

 

King of Holland Has a Part Time Job: Airline Pilot on Dutch KLM Airlines

What's a bored king of the Pays Bas do on his off hours? Sneak out of the palace to fly jumbo jets, it turns out. The kind with passengers. King Willem-Alexander was born in Utrecht and is the oldest...

 

Doma Kitchen to Offer New Internationally Inspired Cuisine

Doma Kitchen, the internationally inspired restaurant known for its home-cooked fare, recently relocated to Marina del Rey after owner Angie Corrente found she could no longer keep up with the high...

 

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