FOX 11's food and fun expert Mar Yvette searches the Los Angeles area for some of the best places to eat, drink, shop and have a great time. Featured guests then swarm our FOX Television Center parking lot every Thursday morning between 9am and 10am on Good Day LA, creating a big party as one jam-packed segment known as the Weekend Roundup!
Here's more information about the guests we featured:
World Vision Nativity Animals
Tis the season of giving and what better way to celebrate Christmas than to help a family by sharing the adorable animals pictured in the nativity? The World Vision Gift Catalog is one way to give a gift that keeps on giving by fighting poverty around the world. There are gifts ranging from donkey, sheep and goats to fresh water wells, and medical supplies that can make a lasting impact for families in need around the world. The gifts range in price from $16 (two soccer balls) to $39,000 (a health clinic), but there are many affordable items for $35 or less. To order from World Vision's Gift Catalog, visit www.worldvisiongifts.org or call toll-free at 855-WV-GIFTS.
Chuy Bravo's Taqueria
You know him as the off-the-wall sidekick on "Chelsea Lately," but Chuy Bravo is taking his career to tasty new heights (he uses that term loosely) by opening up a small Mexican restaurant knowns as Chuy Bravo's Taqueria in East Hollywood. Along with a menu filled with affordable Mexican classics, Chuy is offering 'Fish Taco Friday,' where all fish tacos are $1 every Friday. For more info on Chuy Bravo's Taqueria, visit or follow Chuy and the restaurant on at @chuybravostacos and @chuybravo.
The Edge Christmas at Hard Rock
Jingle all the way to the brand-new Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs this December and experience Rockin' The Holidays by The Edge musical act. Going on for three weekends through Saturday, December 21, this glittering production of seasonal favorites brings together the 12-person cast under cover of Santa hats and mistletoe. There's also Rockin' The Gatsby – a special New Year's Eve show to ring in 2014, so get your tickets now! Visit www.theedgepalmsprings.com.