Welcome to the Neighborhood!

If you’re in the neighborhood, be sure to check out these new destinations for dining and shopping!

ISAIA Beverly Hills specializes in luxury men’s apparel from Naples, Italy. Their signature southern Italian style focuses more on a relaxed shoulder with a bold, peak lapel. Everything in their retail shop on 9527 Brighton Way is made to measure. ISAIA also sells a colorful palette of casual and formal dress shirt, shoes and men’s accessories. The 3rd floor of their boutique is where you can buy their luxe classic tuxedos in unique fabrics and patterns. The signature logo of the ISAIA brand is their red coral. It’s regarded as a good luck charm in Naples. Website https://www.isaia.it/.

VIVIANE at the Avalon Hotel in Beverly is a popular, new lunch and dinner spot in Beverly Hills. The mid-century mod interior is designed by Kelly Wearstler. Décor is very stylish and the California-fresh New American fare by Executive Chef Michael Hung is creative. Recommended dishes include the Roasted Duck En Croute and Porcini Mushroom Ravioli. It’s a cute spot for a casual lunch or business dinner. Website http://vivianerestaurant.com/

AU FUDGE recently opened on Melrose Avenue by celebrity owner actress Jessica Biel. Au Fudge offers a fun, kid friendly dining experience in West Hollywood. Then menu is gourmet American comfort food with dishes for adults and children. The roasted chicken is recommended. Au Fudge offers a play are where parents can drop off their kids with an Au Pair for a small fee while they enjoy their appetizers. By the time main entrees arrive, the Au Pair will bring the children back to the table where they can enjoy the delicious chicken fingers and grilled cheese. The menu and particularly the desserts are prepared with agave; Au Fudge does not use any processed sugars in their desserts and pastries. This is ideal for families with active children and they have a marketplace that sells packaged foods from their kitchen http://www.aufudge.com/

Joyce Louie
Montage Beverly Hills