Monthly Archives: September 2011

Chasen’s – for Hollywood’s best chili

In a continuing series looking at Hollywood restaurants where some of the scenes in my ‘Garden of Allah’ novels take place: Chasen’s A tour of restaurants during Hollywood’s golden age wouldn’t be complete without a stop at Chasen’s. Few restaurants … Continue reading

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Café Trocadero – Rockin’ at the Troc

In a continuing series looking at Hollywood restaurants where some of the scenes in my ‘Garden of Allah’ novels take place: Cafe Trocadero Among the pantheon of legendary Hollywood nightclubs, one of the brightest and most famous was Cafe Trocadero … Continue reading

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Cohesion Cohesion Cohesion

I received an email the other day about my blog and while I was considering my reply I found myself studying it for the first time in a little while. And it struck me that my blog had somehow fallen … Continue reading

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Musso and Frank Grill – the oldest restaurant in Hollywood

In a continuing series of looking at Hollywood restaurants where some of the scenes in my novels take place: Musso and Frank Grill Given that, in Hollywood, people, places, trends and the current definition of ‘hip’ come and go like … Continue reading

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Cover art…the evolution continues

I was lucky enough to get a good amount of feedback on the cover art for my novel which I unveiled in a recent blog. The consensus was that I was right to exorcize the word ‘Allah’ from the book’s … Continue reading

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