Articles By: kristinmartell

The Jefferson, D.C. Hotel Visits Los Angeles

  For those who are not familiar with the Jefferson Hotel, it is an institution in Washington, D.C.  Let me paint a picture – think old world-charm, white-glove service, distinguished, stately. This is one of my favorite hotels in the district. As an expat of DC, I was thrilled to attend The Jefferson Vintage Wine […]

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Bagatelle LA: A Summer Menu Worth Trying

Being the new kid in town, there’s nothing better than a new city chock full of new adventures, meaning exploring restaurants, lounges, farmers markets, food, museums, and ummmm, did I mention food?!?!? Most people feel the skinny bells ringing when summer approaches, but as for me, I spent the first part of the summer eating my way […]

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Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf’s

My earliest memory of Bergdorf Goodman? The windows, of course! For me, they are quintessential New York, and an important element of one of my favorite childhood landmarks. As a little girl, going to Bergdorf Goodman (BG, as the inner crowd calls it) was an experience – it was right up there with having tea […]

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Going Back to Its West Coast Roots: The Morrison Hotel Gallery Opens in LA

What do the Sunset Marquis Hotel, the Morrison Hotel Gallery and Julian Lennon have in common?  A history of musical greatness, that’s what. They all came together in perfect harmony last Thursday night – a delightful combination of elements that would be great on their own but together made for one grandiose evening. It was […]

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Hollywood Publicist Talks Kubrick, Snyder and Stone