Irene Lacher

Stories by Irene Lacher

Editor's Note
Author Irene Lacher Date 11/01/2015
Editor's Note
Author Irene Lacher Date 10/01/2015
Editor's Note
Author Irene Lacher Date 09/01/2015
The East Is (Kind of) Red

In Vietnam and Hong Kong, capitalist communist is not an oxymoron.

Author Irene Lacher Date 06/01/2015
A Gourmet Getaway In Pismo Beach

Pismo’s special events and laid-back ambience make it a magnet for the mushrooming San Luis Obispo wine-country audience.

Author Irene Lacher Date 06/01/2015
A Tale of Two Santa Barbara Hotels

One is long established, the other spanking new, but they have at least one thing in common — impressive pet-friendly policies.

Author Irene Lacher Date 02/09/2015
Beauty Without the Nips and Tucks

New noninvasive technologies are taking the artifice and downtime out of helping grown-ups look younger

Author Irene Lacher Date 02/09/2015
An Aging Pink Lady Gets a Facelift

La Jolla’s La Valencia Hotel gets an update that stays true to its historic roots

Author Irene Lacher Date 09/01/2014
Maui Wowie

Audiences are applauding the Maui Film Festival’s heavenly outdoor screenings. 

Author Irene Lacher Date 07/01/2014
Spanish Colonial Mexico

Guanajuato and San Miguel de Allende are jewel-box cities with a wealth of culture and centuries-old European architecture.

Author Irene Lacher Date 06/02/2014
Ojai's Gardens of Eden

The city’s natural charms and spiritual ambience make it a Shangri-La for locals and visitors alike. 

Author Irene Lacher Date 04/03/2014
Award-worthy Hair

Celebrity hairstylist Neeko, who gives Halle Berry her pixie panache, offers style tips for Oscar weekend.

Author Irene Lacher Date 02/27/2014
Bellinis for Brunch

The Flintridge Proper, La Cañada Flintridge’s neighborhood gastropub, serves up hearty traditional breakfasts with a twist. 

Author Irene Lacher Date 12/06/2013
Temecula Valley Vintners

The Riverside County district is coming into its own with a critical mass of award-winning artisan wineries.

Author Irene Lacher Date 10/03/2013
Patina celebrates its diamond anniversary at Disney Hall

On your mark, get set, go make a reservation at Patina for Oct. 10, when the stand-out fine-dining destination (one of only a few in Los Angeles) celebrates its 10th anniversary tucked inside an architectural icon, the equally 10-year-old Walt Disney Concert Hall.

Author Irene Lacher Date 09/11/2013