Archives for May 2014

PUMP Lounge by Lisa Vanderpump in West Hollywood

When taking a tour of Hollywood, many of our guests are fascinated with all things celebrity.  Two of the more recent reality shows that have focused on our area include Keeping Up With the Kardashian’s and The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. One of the stars of RHOBH is Lisa Vanderpump.  She has the sidewalk cafe, Villa Blanca, in Beverly Hills, just off Rodeo Drive, and Sur and Sur Lounge in West Hollywood. Just recently, Lisa and husband Ken Todd, rolled out the red carpet for their latest restaurant and bar, PUMP Lounge.  Inside this establishment, they have two large bars.  One inside, and one outside in the coverable garden filled with oak trees. PUMP  is located on the corner 

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Concours D’Elegance Annual Father’s Day Show Takes Over Rodeo Drive

Looking for something extra special for pops on Father’s Day?  Check out the annual Concours D’Elegance on Sunday, June 15th, 2014.   Check out their website for more information: City of Beverly Hills – has selected the theme “100 Years of Horse Power” to honor this milestone with a one day museum quality installation of vehicles illustrating the city’s history. From the horse-drawn Wells Fargo Wagon to the present, this year’s show will feature cars owned by storied celebrity residents and those related to key historical moments and film and TV over the last century. An annual tradition, the event will feature a superb combination of rare automobiles and motorcycles highlighting the past, present and future at the crossroads of 

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101 Best Restaurants in Los Angeles by Jonathan Gold

What does Glitterati Tours do during our private tours?  We introduce visitors to our museums, nightclubs, culture, history, entertainment, venues, and the best restaurants in Los Angeles. Very exciting to see Jonathan Gold’s 101 Best Restaurants in Los Angeles list for 2014.  Once again, Providence is at the top.  Some of our personal favorites in the best restaurants in Los Angeles list also made the cut, including CUT by Wolfgang Puck, Picca Peru, Spago, Guisados, Plan Check (great burger), Gjelina, Matsuhisa, Connie & Ted’s, Son of a Gun, Jitlada (perfect Thai), Spago, and Mozza.  Here’s what Jonathan Gold said about the always amazing Hollywood landmark, Musso & Frank Grill on Hollywood Blvd: If you are a certain kind of food guy, it 

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Glitterati Tours Again Receives TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

Glitterati Tours is pleased to once again receive the “Certificate of Excellence” from TripAdvisor.  Thanks to all of our guests that helped us achieve this special designation. Coming to Los Angeles and want to experience our Certificate of Excellence award-winning service for yourself?  Visit the Glitterati Tours website for more information.  Book sooner than later, for summer is just around the corner, and we will definitely book up most days during July and August.  Also view our “LA INFO” section for popular venues, hotels, great restaurants, and things to do while in Los Angeles. Glitterati Tours “Essential L.A.” tour is the most popular and covers all the must-see sights in Hollywood, West Hollywood and Beverly Hills. This is a fantastic 

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LA Pride Festival 2014 in West Hollywood, Los Angeles

LA Pride is just around the corner, June 6th-8th, 2014.  Join Demi Lovato as Grand Marshal along the festive parade route. From the official LA Pride website: In honor of the 45th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, two of the largest Pride events in the world— LA PRIDE and NYC PRIDE—have joined forces to announce the participation of one of the biggest names in Hollywood in this year’s LGBT Pride celebrations, Demi Lovato. On June 8th, the multi-platinum selling recording artist will join the LA PRIDE Parade as Grand Marshal and her participation will include a special performance. On June 29, Lovato will head east to headline perform at NYC Pride’s legendary Dance on the Pier on Pier 26 in 

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Recent Celebrity Sightings in Los Angeles and Beverly Hills

During our tours of Hollywood, and Beverly Hills, we get celebrity sightings just about every day.  We don’t report on the celebrity sightings when we see them at their residences during our celebrity homes tour, or at hotels we do business with, but we will report on a celebrities presence when they are out and about in public.  Here’s just a few of our recent celebrity sightings in the hood: – Keanu Reeves riding his motorcycle down the Sunset Strip – Jane Fonda dining on Melrose Avenue – Jennifer Lopez and Leah Rimini at different tables at a hot new vegan restaurant in West Hollywood – Halle Berry and Olivier Martinez at one table, and Katy Perry at another at 

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Book Early for Summer When Visiting Los Angeles

Los Angeles is definitely on the radar for both domestic and international guests.  There’s no doubt that the summer of 2014 will see a record number of guests visiting Los Angeles.  Couple that with large conventions and events — and some hotels, venues and restaurants will certainly be booked to capacity.  Before visiting Los Angeles, we suggest picking your geographic location depending on what brings you to our city, and book your stay early. Venues and activities such as private tours, the Warner Bros. studio tour, and the VIP Experience at Universal Studios, can often be a tough ticket to get last minute. Also, look into grabbing your seats at The Hollywood Bowl, The Greek Theatre and The Pantages Theatre 

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The Pantages Theatre in Hollywood Upcoming Calendar Information

Just six more days to catch Book of Mormon at The Pantages Theatre in Hollywood. Starting May 13th, see Green Day’s American Idiot in Los Angeles: GREEN DAY ’S LEGENDARY ALBUM HAS BECOME BROADWAY ’S ROCK OPERA FOR A NEW GENERATION The smash-hit musical AMERICAN IDIOT tells the story of three lifelong friends, forced to choose between their dreams and the safety of suburbia. Based on Green Day’s GRAMMY® Award-winning multi platinum album and featuring the hits “Boulevard of Broken Dreams,” “21 Guns,” “Wake Me Up When September Ends,” “Holiday” and the blockbuster title track,AMERICAN IDIOT boldly takes the American musical where it’s never gone before. With direction by Michael Mayer (Spring Awakening), choreography by Steven Hoggett (Black Watch) and orchestrations and arrangements 

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Great Reviews for Glitterati Tours of Beverly Hills, Los Angeles and Hollywood

From time to time, we like to share the wonderful feedback that Glitterati Tours receives from our satisfied guests: This was the second time we have enjoyed a tour of Hollywood with Glitterati Tours. Again the service was exceptional, vehicles are comfortable Jimmy and Brian were super informative friendly and super nice guys. We saw everything we wanted to and more. This type of tour is the only way to go. -Guests from New Zealand I am so glad I booked our L.A. tour with Glitterati Tours. From the first e-mail and phone call up until the end of our tour, Jimmy treated my family like we were long time customers. We saw so many cool and interesting sights on 

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