Herman Miller


Iconic American furniture company Herman Miller just launched a line of outdoor furniture that includes a variety of tables by Charles and Ray Eames and George Nelson, all reinterpreted in a modern fashion.

Design Within Reach, 8070 Beverly Blvd., tel. 1.323.653.3923, www.dwr.com, store.hermanmiller.com/Home 

Portraits of Renown


“Portraits of Renown: Photography and the Cult of Celebrity” is an exhibit that surveys some of the visual strategies used by photographers to picture the famous from the 1840s to the year 2000.

On view until August 26 at the Getty Center, 1200 Getty Center Dr., tel. 1.310.440.7300, www.getty.edu    


Wolfgang Puck at Hotel Bel-Air


Celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck has taken over the dining room at the remodeled Hotel Bel-Air. The delectable menu includes French langoustines with a seaweed emulsion and wild pheasant with sweet and sour red cabbage.

701 Stone Canyon Rd., tel. 1.310.909.1644, www.hotelbelair.com


Amanda Ross-Ho


LA artist Amanda Ross-Ho unveils her latest work at the Pacific Design Center.

On view from June 9-September 22 at the MOCA Pacific Design Center, 8687 Melrose Ave., West Hollywood, tel. 1.310.657.0800, www.moca.org




An Austrian restaurant with a seasonally changing menu, BierBeisl has mouth-watering specials like the original Vienna Schnitzel made with pork, veal or turkey. For dessert, have the world-famous Sachertorte.

9669 Little Santa Monica Blvd., Beverly Hills, tel. 1.310.271.7274, www.bierbeisl-la.com

Badgley Mischka


The new spring/summer 2012 collection from Badgley Mischka signals a marked departure for the brand. The colorful dresses, made with linen, shantung and brocade, now feature a sexier, more structured silhouette.

477 N. Rodeo Dr., Beverly Hills, tel. 1.310.248.3750, www.badgleymischka.com