- January 24, 2019
- Christie McCollum
Chef Nyesha Arrington boasts an impressive résumé—after graduating from the Art Institute of California’s culinary school at 17, she honed her craft with Michelin-starred chefs. She ran the kitchen at Wilshire, appeared on Top Chef and Chef Hunter, won accolades from Zagat, Angeleno, and LA Weekly, and showcased...
- January 14, 2019
- Sophie Maarek
Carrying the Torch
A destination for the creative and compassionate alike, the Burning Torch boutique champions upcycled clothing, eco-conscious values, and global inspiration. Owner Karyn Craven welcomes visitors with her distinctively organic Californian lifestyle and design sensibilities (and a glass of champagne). The flagship shop presents a thoughtful blend of Burning Torch–branded sportswear, vintage collectibles, home décor, her own line of Craven Iteri fine jewelry, Henry Beguelin leather goods, and accessories for men, women, and children. Craven encourages clients to transform...
- July 20, 2018
- Bradley Lincoln
Winter Garden at the Domaine de Manville
The Domaine de Manville was once a progressive farming compound devoted to agriculture, with sheepfolds, barns, and rustic outbuildings dotting its 250 acres. The conversion of the estate into five-star boutique hotel accommodations (complete with a sprawling, naturalistic golf course, soaring atriums, shaded interior courtyards, a spa to disappear in, and nine private villas) was accomplished by architect Mireille Pellen and interior designer Annie Zeau. They combined luxed-up accouterments with traditional construction techniques in order to maintain the historic rural charms of its location in...