July 3, 1993 |
On the premise that when it comes to a goodthing, there's no such thing as too much, Disneyland on Thursday unveiled Aladdin's Oasis, a themed in-park restaurantbuilt around the hit animated film. The restaurant and show--presented eight times daily--fihls the gastronomic, if not entertainment, needs unfulfilled by the "Aladdin" movie, soundtrack album, forthcoming home video, pencils, buttons, action figures, coloring books, T-shirts, neckties, swimwear, sheets and pillowcases.
November 2, 1986 |
"Indonesians like to eat with their fingers," said our hostess, Suzanne Suwanda. "They think that the food tastes better if they can feel it, get the texture of it, feel how warm it is." We were sitting in the Satay House Senayan restaurant in Jakarta. As in most of the city's restaurants, spoons are available on request, but we followed local custom and ate with our fingers.
June 9, 1990 |
Parents won't hear that dreaded phrase, "I am bored!" when they stay at one of four local luxury hotels where children are given the royal treatment. Realizing that happy children make happy parents, the Anaheim Hilton, Dana Point Resort, Hyatt Regency Alicante and the Ritz-Carlton all provide action-packed programs that cater to the special interests of their "young guests." "Our resort is ideal for families," said Penny Elia, spokeswoman for Dana Point Resort.
May 21, 1998 |
Hurtling down a slippery slide with thousands of gallons of rushing water; screaming bloody murder as you're spit out the end of a tube going 30 mph--now that's a kid's idea of summer fun. Parents, on the other hand, may have different ideas. That's why all of Southern California's five major water parks have pools, cabanas (with waiter service), lounge chairs and hot tubs right alongside the towering, twisting and turbulent water attractions.
June 8, 2003 |
In Eva Schwarz's hillside home, insects with metallic-hued bodies the color of tricked-out lowriders crawl up walls, butterflies alight on headboards and blowfish hang from ceilings. In an age when many designers are embedded in a mid-century world, architect Schwarz is in a world all her own. "Interiors are very personal--people should surround themselves with things they love," she says.