This year our Valentine's is all about sharing the love. We've got a Valentine's Day gift guide packed with gifts that yes, includes everything from sweets to sparkles — but also help noteworthy causes, from job creation for local artisans to providing access to clean water for those in need.
Lunch in Provence is more than just a meal. It's a joyful celebration of what the region has to offer. And trust us, Provence's bounty — with its centuries-old heritage and devoted producers — is soul food.
We like our travels to be unique but one thing we must do everywhere we go is visit a local market. On our trip to Belém, Brazil we visited the Ver-O-Peso market, which wins when it comes to markets because it's the largest open air market in Latin America and because it sits at the mouth of the Amazon river, meaning it's got a mine worth of culinary gemstones.
It was one of those rare L.A. moments when the streets were empty as if everyone had overslept or just plain skipped town. It helped that I was racing through downtown L.A.’s Warehouse District, which is all but abandoned during the weekends -- or so I thought. As I headed down Central Avenue tow...