Tallest Christmas Tree in the World is at the Outlets at San Clemente

Tree lighting ceremony at Outlets at San Clemente On November 7, 2020 my family and I witnessed the lighting of what is being touted as the "Tallest Christmas Tree in the World" at the Outlets at San Clemente. I could not be more excited that the world's tallest Christmas tree is in my neck of … [Read More...]

Gwyneth Paltrow book signing The Clean Plate

Gwyneth Paltrow promotes her cookbook – The Clean Plate: Eat, Reset, Heal

The Clean Plate: Eat, Reset, Heal is Gwyneth Paltrow's new cookbook which she celebrated with fans at The Grove in Los Angeles on January 14. Although it was a rainy day, a lot of fans showed up to Barnes and Noble and it was a great turn out. As Paltrow entered the podium, she was cheered by warm … [Read More...]

Brian May founder of Queen Launches 3D book at Book Soup

On July 24, rock legend Brian May, founder of the band Queen hosted a book signing event at Book Soup in West Hollywood. I've always been a Queen fan ever since I was in elementary school in the Philippines. I'd hear the beautiful music of Queen from my cousins  who were six-10 years older than me. … [Read More...]

Pepper Teigen and popbuff blogger at the book launching of The Pepper Thai Cookbook

The Pepper Thai Cookbook by Pepper Teigen Book Signing

Pepper Teigen launches cookbook The Pepper Thai Cookbook in Platform LA I love Thai dishes, who doesn't? Being Filipino American, I found Thai dishes have a lot of similarities to Filipino food. For example, they use fish sauce to add flavor to most of the dishes. Like in Thailand, their Satay is … [Read More...]

The Pepper Thai Cookbook by Pepper Teigen Book Signing

Pepper Teigen and popbuff blogger at the book launching of The Pepper Thai Cookbook

I love Thai dishes, who doesn’t? Being Filipino American, I found Thai dishes have a lot of similarities to Filipino food. For example, they use fish sauce to add flavor to most of the dishes. Like in Thailand, their Satay is the Filipino style barbecue only bigger in size. Thai fried fish is served mostly […]

Academy Museum of Motion Pictures Opens Sept. 30, 2021

Academy Museum of Motion Pictures Los Angeles

With the rising numbers of inoculations, and currently less coronavirus case rates, there is no better time to launch the world’s premier institution devoted to the art and science of movies and moviemaking. And what am I referring to? It is the opening of the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures on September 30 in the […]

Frieze LA: A Major Hit in Tinseltown

Frieze Los Angeles 2019

The inaugural Frieze LA brought a lot of buzz to the city’s artistic community. In fact, it charmed Tinseltown. During Frieze week, it attracted celebrities like Gwyneth Paltrow, Maria Sharapova, Billy Idol, Kanye West, and Leonardo DiCaprio among many others. Tickets sold out like hot cakes. I attended the first day, February 15th, at the […]

Instagrammable Spots in San Clemente

Fisherman's Restaurant and Bar San Clemente - Popbuff

It’s been two years since my family and I became a transplant of San Clemente and absolutely loving it. San Clemente dubbed as the Spanish Village by the sea. The city is aesthetically pleasing. And if you like Instagram like I do, it’s time to rack up those “likes”. 16. San Luis Rey ParkA gentle […]

Garden Cottage at the Green, A Hidden Gem in San Clemente

Garden Cottage Bed & Breakfast in San Clemente

The first time I stumbled upon Garden Cottage Inn was in the Only in your State newsletter. I discovered Garden Cottage Inn is located right here in my hometown of San Clemente. I wasted no time and contacted the owner and asked if I could feature the beautiful property on my blog. Upon entering this […]

Louis Vuitton Spring-Summer 2021 Men’s Fashion Pop-up in Beverly Hills

Louis Vuitton Men's Temporary Residency 2021 Rodeo Drive

On Feb 14, my family and I visited Louis Vuitton Men’s Temporary Residency in Rodeo Drive. As a tradition, I love visiting these LV’s pop up’s as they have different themes every time. And because it was Louis Vuitton Men’s Spring-Summer 2021 Collection, I brought all my boys ranging from 18 to 12, and my […]

Alex Prager’s “Farewell, Work Holiday Parties” at LACMA

Los Angeles based photographer and filmmaker Alex Prager’s art installation, “Farewell, Work Holiday Parties” was unveiled at Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) on the weekend before Thanksgiving holiday. When my son and I were approaching the installation, he revealed, “Mom, I thought from afar they were real people.” The title itself of the […]

Tallest Christmas Tree in the World is at the Outlets at San Clemente

On November 7, 2020 my family and I witnessed the lighting of what is being touted as the “Tallest Christmas Tree in the World” at the Outlets at San Clemente. I could not be more excited that the world’s tallest Christmas tree is in my neck of the woods (San Clemente) only a 10-minute drive […]

Candace Cameron Bure launches Grow, Candace, Grow in Mission Viejo

New York Times best selling-author-launches her latest book Grow, Candace, Grow

Have you ever planted a seed and watched and waited, yet it never sprouted? Maybe you didn’t have the right soil? or perhaps you planted in a spot with too little sunlight? Many of us give up and don’t try again. With spring just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to plant those seeds […]

Frieze 2020 in Los Angeles

Ruchel Freibrun, Popbuff blogger at Frieze in Los Angeles

Since the inauguration of Frieze Los Angeles last year at the Paramount Studios in Los Angeles, I see to it that I attend this event. When I went to the first one in 2019, I said to myself, “Someday, I will bring my mom here and my family.” Mom loved to go to interesting and […]

Newport Beach International Film Fest features Variety’s 10 Actors to Watch

Variety 10 Actors to Watch at Newport Beach International Film Festival 2019

On November 3rd, the Newport Beach International Film Festival hosted a red carpet event featuring “Variety’s 10 Actors to Watch” at the 5-Star resort in Orange County, The Resort at the Pelican Hill in Newport Beach. Moderated by Variety’s Deputy Awards and Features Editor, Jenelle Riley. Variety 10 actor’s to watch Jessie Buckley (Judy, Wild […]

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