Lesley McKenzie, Deputy Editor.
L’HORIZON PALM SPRINGS I’m already dreaming of a weekend getaway to this boutique hotel in the desert, also home to Michelin-starred chef Giacomo Pettinari’s (El Bulli, Valentino) restaurant. 1050 E. Palm Canyon Dr., P.S., 760-323-1858; lhorizonpalmsprings.com. HOLLYWOOD BOWL What could be more perfect than a Harry Connick Jr. performance and a vegan picnic basket from Patina and Gracias Madre (now available for on-site pickup)? 2301 N. Highland Ave., L.A., 323-850-2000; hollywoodbowl.com. INMAN FAMILY WINES I’m a huge fan of at-home entertaining and I’m looking forward to pouring Inman Family Wines at my next gathering—they’re all sustainably and organically farmed, which makes them that much more enjoyable. inmanfamilywines.com. LIHOLIHO YACHT CLUB Chef Ravi Kapur’s acclaimed new project is a must-visit on my next NorCal trip for its Hawaiian-influenced fare and creative cocktail menu. 871 Sutter St., S.F., 415-440-5446; liholihoyachtclub.com. ICDC BEVERLY The season is not complete without copious helpings of ice cream, preferably from Amy Knoll Fraser and pastry chef Mariah Swan’s recently opened dessert mecca, located next door to BLD. 7454½ Beverly Blvd., L.A., 323-746-3346.