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Duke’s Malibu – Oceanfront Restaurant & Bar in LA

Our window table at Duke's Malibu, overlooking the Pacific Ocean

Duke’s is a “must-see” if you’re in Malibu – the restaurant, bar, and outdoor deck area feature over 300 feet of picture windows, overlooking the Pacific Ocean  You sure can’t beat the views (watch short video below of speedboat riding the waves) – and the food is pretty terrific too!

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Getty Villa Malibu – The “Other” Getty Museum in LA

Getty Villa Malibu - View of Inner Peristyle Garden and Bronze Sculptures

Getty Villa Malibu – Inner Peristyle Garden, Fountain and Bronze Sculptures – © LoveToEatAndTravel.com

During a recent weekend trip to Los Angeles, we enjoyed a fun one-day getaway in Malibu. Famous for its stunning beaches, surfing and celebrities, the area is also home to the beautiful Roman-inspired Getty Villa (the “other” Getty museum in L.A.) This one is dedicated to the arts and cultures of ancient Greece, Rome, and Etruria (the other Getty venue, located near downtown L.A. is more modern and houses European works of art). Both attractions are well worth the visit and make a fun day out. Continue reading

Fun Place To Eat @ LAX (Los Angeles Airport) – The Encounter “UFO-Themed” Restaurant & Bar

The Encounter Restaurant & Bar at LAX Airport, Los Angeles, CA

The Encounter really lives up to its name. If you’re looking for a fun place to eat or drink in LAX that is unique, has great views and delicious food – and is within easy walking distance from your gate, you may want to check out The Encounter Restaurant & Bar. It’s especially fun if you’re into UFOs, aliens and sci-fi (we’re both big “Trekkie” and “Star Wars” fans) – you’re gonna love this intergalactic-themed restaurant.

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Getty Center & Museum in L.A. – Stunning Art, Architecture & Magnificent Gardens!

Los Angeles - Getty Museum

Prepared to be wowed! The Getty Center & Museum is home to stunning architecture, world-famous art (including Impressionist and Post-Impressionist masterpieces), beautiful sculptures, and magnificent gardens. It’s no surprise to us that over one million people visit here every year from around the world.

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Oscar Parties around the U.S. and Fun Oscar Party Tips – February 27


83rd Annual Academy Awards – Sunday, February 27, 2011


It’s that time of year again when Hollywood gears up for Oscar Night and Oscar Parties around the U.S . take place. Anne Hathaway and James Franco will co-host the 83rd Annual Academy Awards ceremony on Sunday, February 27, 2011 – the event will be broadcast live on ABC at 5pm (8pm EST).

Oscar Night America Party – Hosted Viewing Parties in 50 Cities
Oscar Night America brings the Red Carpet and Live Oscar Broadcast directly to 50 cities nationwide. Many of the Oscar Night Parties are black-tie affairs, others are less formal. Rent a designer dress, jewelry and accessories. Some events ask partygoers to dress up as famous couples, others feature limo arrivals and walks down the red carpet with
local celebrities and photographers (“paparazzi”) and press interviews for arriving guests – just like the real Hollywood event!

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Los Angeles City Tours, Sightseeing & Fun Things To Do — Hollywood, Disneyland, Getty Museum, Movie Stars’ Homes Tours

Los Angeles is one of Southern California’s most FUN cities to visit. There’s so much to do and see – it’s a great family destination.
Los Angeles City Tours, Sightseeing & Fun Things To Do

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