Author Archives: Elise Thompson

Elise Thompson

About Elise Thompson

Born and raised in the great city of Los Angeles, this food, culture and music-loving punk rock angeleno wants to turn you on to all that is funky, delicious and weird in the city. While Elise holds down the fort, her adventurous alter ego Kiki Maraschino is known to roam the country in search of catfish.

The Great One is Dead: Saccharine Trust Record Release Party

 

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Don’t Miss Taste of Eagle Rock! It’s Happening Today!

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LA Food Fest Suggests You Put on Your Stretchy Pants this Weekend

Cancel your plans, because the 8th annual LA Food Fest is happening tomorrow, June 10th, at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, and the theme is Bigger Bites, Bigger Bars and the Biggest Festival of them all! After testing out a series of smaller events … Continue reading

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Celebrate National Donut Day with our Favorites (And Free Donuts)

We would like to celebrate National Donut Day with a look back at some of our favorite donuts. Starting with The Donut Man! The Donut Man’s Strawberry Donut  Glendora, “the pride of the foothills,” greatest contribution to humanity is the strawberry … Continue reading

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The American Cinematheque Presents Tav Falco’s First Feature Film, “Urania Descending” June 2nd and 3rd. 

This movie was shot on 16mm black and white reversal film stock procured from FOMA in Prague. That’s part of what gives it its ethereal, film noir mood. Although “Urania Descending” was finished in 2014, it looks like it could have … Continue reading

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LA Mag’s Burgers, Bourbon + Beer: The Winners!

Last Wednesday we were thrilled to attend LA Magazine’s second annual “Burgers, Bourbon and Beer” event. The interior and side patio of the beautiful “Victorian” in anta Monica were replete with Bourbon merchants offering pours. Outside, Angel’s Brewery was set up … Continue reading

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Photo Essay: 1 Square Mile, Alley Cats and Mecolodiacs at Liquid Kitty PRBBQ at Cafe NELA 5/21/17

 

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Cornelius Projects Celebrates The Desolation Center Events of the 80s with Screenings, Readings and Live Performances

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Taste of the Nation Returns to Media Park in Culver City June 11th

Sunday, June 11, Taste of the Nation returns to Media Park in Culver City. One hundred percent of proceeds from the event benefit No Kid Hungry, an organization that works to end childhood hunger in America. Local beneficiaries include Westside Food … Continue reading

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Our First Look at Fish Trap is Definitely Not Our Last

Ever since Stevie’s on the Strip closed, there has been a dearth of fried catfish in Studio City. Thank God the Fish Trap opened a few months ago in an unassuming strip mall to save us. This is the Dorsey … Continue reading

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