Brunch at The Former Rectory of St. Vibiana in DTLA

“I meant to ask you, have you ever been to Redbird?” I direct-message my friend-slash-fellow-journalist Kristin Vartan on Instagram. Aside from a knack for words, we also have a mutual respect for places with a past— museums, old residences, historic restaurants and cafes. Redbird, I discovered, is that sort of place, and as it turns…

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Tiny Hoops, With A Delicate Twist

I’m not sure about you, but when I’m bundled up in a mille-feuille of undershirt, sweater and furry coat, I’m not too inclined to sport bulky earrings. There’s always that looming threat of something snagging. (Have you ever had your earlobe accidentally stretch like a rubber band while trying to take your chunky-threaded cardigan off?…

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