Spring 2024

Spring is for new beginnings and life in full bloom. This season’s stories embody that fresh-start feeling. From the eagerly anticipated opening of Lady & Larder in Carmel Valley, to a taste of Ad Astra Bread Co.'s new classes. Plus, two local institutions debut newly decked out digs: Fourtane Jeweler’s flagship gets an Italian twist; and La Playa Hotel’s historic restoration brings the past into the present. We hope you enjoy every gorgeous moment. 

Volume 01

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Yoga class at The Village in Big Sur

The Village Big Sur Begins Rolling Out

The new venue’s soft opening includes a serene yoga studio and private event space.
Sarah and Boo Simms of Lady & Larder

Board Games

Sarah and Boo Simms of Lady & Larder bring the cheese and charcuterie party home to Carmel.
In the kitchens of Ad Astra Bread, racks of dough

Sourdough School 

Ron Mendoza of Ad Astra Bread Co has fired up monthly classes to help you bake like a pro at home. 
Josh Grossman in lobby of La Playa Magazine

The Grande Dame’s Return To Glory

La Playa Hotel’s historic restoration brings its storied past into the present.
Looking through the glass of Fourtané Jeweler’s

Friendship (Bracelets) Forever

Fourtané Jeweler’s expansive new flagship includes the first U.S. retail outpost for Florentine designer Carolina Bucci.