Glitterati Private Tours Awarded TripAdvisor Excellence Award

Thanks to TripAdvisor for awarding Glitterati Private Tours of Los Angeles and Beverly Hills with your Certificate of Excellence for the 4th straight year!  TripAdvisor gives visitors the most reliable information on the internet regarding tours, hotels, and all things travel related.  Interested in a custom tour of Los Angeles?  Visit our website for more information. Coming to Los Angeles?  Our most popular tour is the “Essential LA.”  It covers the must-see sights in West Hollywood, Hollywood and Beverly Hills.  It includes studio history, celebrity homes, the Hollywood sign, the Walk of Fame, Grauman’s Chinese Theater, and the home of the Oscars — The Dolby Theater.  This tour also introduces guests to the famous shopping streets of Robertson Boulevard, Rodeo 

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Mother’s Day L.A. Restaurants

Jenn Harris from L.A. Times online has compiled a fantastic list of fantastic Mother’s Day L.A. restaurants and lounges for that special mom to be pampered, wined and dined.  Here’s some of our favorites from Jenn’s list: Craft: The restaurant will serve brunch from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Menu highlights include croque madame with country ham and sauce mornay; quiche with wild mushrooms and fontina; and seasonal fruit salad with ricotta. 10100 Constellation Blvd., Los Angeles, (310) 279-4180 Livello at L’Ermitage Beverly Hills: Brunch specials will be served a la carte from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dishes include roasted halibut with broccolini; seared shrimp with fennel and orange-Pernod reduction; lobster risotto; and passion fruit panna cotta. There’s also 

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Beverly Hills Bar Foundation Event at Greystone Mansion

In Beverly Hills this weekend and looking to sample some of the area’s best food and drink at one of the area’s most famous and historical landmarks?  Check out the 27th Annual Vintage Bouquet at Greystone. The 27th Annual VINTAGE BOUQUET™ Food and Wine Extravaganza Sunday, April 26, 2015 – 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm – Greystone Mansion, Beverly Hills The Beverly Hills Bar Foundation’s 27th Vintage Bouquet, a charity food and wine event held at this magnificent mansion, features hors d’oeuvres by the area’s top chefs and wine sampling by California’s premium wineries. Live entertainment along with a live and silent auction. More info on this event here. Make it a full day and take a Beverly Hills Celebrity Homes Tour. 

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Pamper Mom with a Beverly Hills Mother’s Day

Celebrate mom with a fancy day and enjoy a Beverly Hills Mother’s Day! Some dining options to show mom you care for a Beverly Hills Mother’s Day: The Rooftop Grill at Montage Beverly Hills 225 North Canon Drive (310) 860-7990 Scarpetta at Montage Beverly Hills 225 North Canon Drive (310) 860-7970 CIRCA 55 at The Beverly Hilton 9876 Wilshire Boulevard (310) 887-6055 The Polo Lounge at The Beverly Hills Hotel 9641 Sunset Boulevard (310) 276-2251 LIVELLO at L’Ermitage Beverly Hills 9291 Burton Way (310) 278-3344 The Belvedere at The Peninsula Beverly Hills 9882 South Santa Monica Boulevard (310) 551-2888 CUT by Wolfgang Puck at Beverly Wilshire, A Four Seasons Hotel 9500 Wilshire Boulevard (310) 385-3901 SPA SPECIALS FOR A BEVERLY 

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TV Taping Tickets to The Ellen Show and Other Programs

Quite often, all of us guides from Glitterati Tours of Los Angeles are asked if we have access to TV taping tickets for shows like Dancing with the Stars, The Ellen Show, and Big Bang Theory.  Sadly, no.  In fact, these particular shows can be really tough to score.  At one time or another, many of us had or still have connections to individuals at the studios who were able to acquire tickets, but we stopped this years ago, due to having a middleman and lots of uncertainty.  Nothing was ever set in stone until a few hours or minutes before showtime.  (Imagine waiting in a ballgown in the sun, not knowing if you were attending a taping of Dancing 

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Malibu Family Wines Tasting Room

Tucked away in the hills above Malibu, enjoy great vino with Malibu Family Wines.  Here’s a few upcoming events for this venue: April 4th, 2015 SIP, SMILE, AND GIGGLE! START YOUR WEEKEND WITH THE MALIBU FAMILY WINES TASTING ROOM ON SATURDAY, APRIL 4TH COMEDY SHOW STARTS AT 8:00PM ONLY $5 AT THE DOOR!  RSVP Required. April 5th, 2015, Easter Sunday 11am-7pm Wine Specials and Live Music April 12th, 2015 Join Malibu Family Wines for a special morning of Yoga and Mimosas at Malibu Wines Tasting Room. Certified Yoga Instructor Emily will lead this relaxing 60 minute class and finish the class with a refreshing glass of Saddlerock Sparkling Brut Mimosa. 9:30am to 10:30am- ALL Levels Yoga Their tasting room will 

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Will Ferrell Gets His Star on The Walk of Fame

When guests are taking tours of Hollywood and Beverly Hills, seeing a celebrity is almost always on their bucket list.  There’s no better guarantee of having a celebrity sighting than planning a visit to Hollywood & Highland during a premiere at Grauman’s Chinese Theater or Disney’s El Capitan Theatre, or attending a star ceremony on The Walk of Fame.  (Just today during a Glitterati Tour, Vin Diesel turned and waved in our guests’ direction from the red carpet premiere of Fast and Furious 7). On March 24th, 2015, Will Ferrell became the 2547th individual to receive a star on the Walk of Fame.  This event coincided with the release of Get Hard.  Guest speakers and attendees included Molly Shannon, John 

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Hollywood Bowl 2015 Season Calendar

One of the best outdoor venues in the world has announced their season.  The Hollywood Bowl 2015 calendar has been released.  Check out the official Hollywood Bowl 2015 website for updates, but here’s a few listed standouts: June 13th – June 14th 2015. The LA Phil presents the Playboy Jazz Festival. The weekend’s all-star line-up will include: Herbie Hancock & Wayne Shorter with Monk Institute Ensemble, Aloe Blacc, Eddie Palmieri Afro-Caribbean Jazz Band, Snarky Puppy and many more, hosted by George Lopez.  A complete artist line-up will be announced on March 3, 2015. June 20th, 2015  – Opening Night at the Bowl is one of the most anticipated highlights of the summer season and culminates in a spectacular fireworks display. June 21st, 2015  -Underworld 

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Tour of L.A. with Travel Blogger Mrs. O Around The World

Glitterati Tours wants to thank celebrity luxury travel blogger, Mrs. O Around the World for her amazing review of our private tours of Los Angeles, as well as a shout out for our friends at The Four Seasons Los Angeles at Beverly Hills. Mrs. O Around the World took our Whirlwind LA tour which is 2-hours in duration when departing from and returning to the Hollywood and Beverly Hills area.  Slightly longer if departing from LAX or Santa Monica areas.  Here’s a brief description of this particular tour: Our quick tour of L.A….Glitterati style! If you are short on time and really want the essence of Los Angeles, this quick overview will accomplish just that. With a drive through Melrose 

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Valentine’s Day Goodies at Farmers Market L.A.

Love is in the air and Cupid is descending upon the Farmers Market L.A. once more. Be sure to check out these special occasion treats just for your Valentine! Take a stroll to Short Cake Bakery for sweet offerings ranging from Raspberry Macarons with Rose Water Buttercream to Chocolate Truffles and Strawberry Red Velvet Cake with Marscapone Cream Cheese Frosting (available by the slice or whole 6″ cakes). Make this Valentine’s Day even sweeter with decadent handmade toffee and fudge from Littlejohn’s English Toffee and special mouth-watering confections from The Magic Nut & Candy Co. Think Valentine’s themed candied apples and so much more! Among the wide array of heart-shaped candies and chocolates available at Dylan’s Candy Bar, located on 

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