Summer Sips

 Article Toni Sutton-Deangelico  Summer cocktail party season is upon us! You don’t have to be a bartender to make a great cocktail. With the right ingredients and barware, you can quickly create a drink that is sure to be a hit. The Summer Wind is a great place to start because this is the perfect drink on a hot day.…

SDOpera 2018 Opera Ball-Pretty In Pink

The event honored Dame Zandra Rhodes, iconic fashion designer to the stars including Princess Diana, Freddie Mercury and more. She is also a San Diego Opera board member and opera designer. Hundreds of locals attended the event Saturday, April 7 at the iconic US Grant Hotel in downtown San Diego to support SDOpera.

Annual Easter Gala – Hilton Torrey Pines

The Easter Gala is a black-tie charity event on everyone’s calendar. Twelve local hosts put on this popular annual event. More than 1,200 La Jollans and San Diegans attended a night of fun in the Grand Ballroom at Torrey Pines Hilton. More than 1,000 stuffed bunnies were donated to local charity.

La Jolla Concours d’Elegance

The 14th annual Concours d’Elegance returned to the La Jolla Cove and did not disappoint. The La Jolla Concours d’Elegance features various types of fine automobile classics. The event showcased Woodies, ’50s classics, American sports cars and more gems. Events included a VIP reception, Dapper Soiree and Art Deco Party at the Cove before the … Continued

La Jolla Village Merchants Mixer at Pantai Inn

Business owners enjoyed appetizers and drinks from Acquavite La Jolla, George’s at the Cove, Whisknladle, Sugar and Scribe Bakery, Duke’s La Jolla, Absolution By The Sea and Olive and Basil Restaurant. Thank you to Laurnie of Pantai Inn for hosting the event and Alisha Hawrylyszyn Frank of Fiercely Optimistic HQ for the social media informational … Continued


Guests walking to the Ferrari of San Diego entrance were greeted with an incredible lineup of rare and vintage Ferraris. From the unique signature cocktails by Snake Oil to the modern lounge area by D3 home, delicious food by Covo La Jolla and decadent grazing stations by Second Nature Catering, this event was one for … Continued

Breakfast at Tiffany’s at La V

The Miracle Circle Auxiliary of Miracle Babies hosted an event at La Valencia. The keynote speaker was Dr. John Nigro of Rady Children’s Hospital, and the emcee was Kimberly Hunt, ABC Evening News anchor.


San Diego’s most glamorous Oscars Party returns! Guests walked the red carpet and watch the Academy Awards® in style. Signature dishes from San Diego’s premier chefs and elegantly crafted cocktails greated hundreds of attendees Event was held at a private home to benefit San Diego Film Festival. Honorary Chairs Dr. Howard & Barbara Milstein.

Lamborghini Urus Launch

An exclusive private party for Lamborghini La Jolla clients hosted at the Music Box in Little Italy featured the first ever Super Sport Utility Vehicle – The Lamborghini Urus. The fastest production SUV in the world and the FIRST in California to debut the vehicle. 
Chris Brake Photography.

Pretty in Pink

On Thursday, February 8th, a fabulous group of women gathered in the hills of a Del Mar estate to see Zandra Rhodes' new collection and fashion show. Guests were greeted with champagne and raspberries, mingling around the pool and taking in the vast views. Photos by Gisele.