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What to Do Halloween Weekend 2014 in LA

Events WEST HOLLYWOOD HALLOWEEN COSTUME CARNIVAL October 31 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM Santa Monica Boulevard Between La Cienega and Doheny  FREE (323) 848-6503 This is the biggie. If you have never done West Hollywood for Halloween you owe it … Continue reading

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Diwali, the Indian Festival of Light, is Celebrated With a Feast at Tamarind of London in Newport Beach

Tuesday marked the first day of the Indian Diwali Festival. This is the Indian version of New Years and is also called the Festival of Light, with the five-day celebration centered around the Diwali Feast. Tamarind of London, the upscale … Continue reading

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Faith & Flower Debuts Fall Cocktails with a Punch

Not only was Faith & Flower just chosen by Esquire as one of the best new restaurants, their “Chief of Booze” Michael Lay was awarded 2014 “Cocktail of the Year” for his innovative English Milk Punch. We were invited Wednesday night to … Continue reading

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Favorites from Los Angeles Magazine’s Food Event 2014

Sunday was as warm as any summer’s day for Los Angeles Magazine’s Food Event, but the flavors were definitely autumnal. Squash was everywhere, from Crossroads‘ sweet and savory Kabocha Squash with Pumpkin Seeds to Faith & Flower’s Pumpkin Panna Cotta … Continue reading

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“Fuzzy” Knight Brings Blowin’ Smoke Rhythm and Blues Band and the Fabulous Smokettes to Harvelle’s for Some Great Music

Often times, the smaller intimate rooms bring out the best in a group. Such was the case Saturday night at Harvelle’s, once the only place west of LA’s Central Avenue where you could hear blues, soul and R&B. The Blowin’ … Continue reading

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Richie Onori talks about Sweet and the Rockers Against Cancer 3 Benefit Show Tomorrow

How many people can honestly say they’ve never heard these lyrics? And the man at the back said everyone attack And it turned into a ballroom blitz And the girl in the corner said boy, I wanna warn ya It’ll … Continue reading

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Grandpa Johnson’s: Johnny Zander’s Glamorous Hollywood Cocktail Lounge

There was a time when you could replicate a bar’s cocktail without having to buy anything more unusual than grenadine and angostura bitters. A tattered copy of “The Fine Art of Mixing Drinks” is not enough anymore. As bartenders morphed into … Continue reading

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Second Annual Sriracha Fest Heats up Chinatown October 19

Food GPS, founder of the Rib Fest and Chicken Fest, partners with The Sriracha Cookbook this year to bring back the popular Sriracha Fest. Sunday, October 19, the festivities will take place in Chinatown’s historic Central Plaza from 3pm-6pm. Huy Fong Foods’ “rooster sauce” … Continue reading

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It’s Time for Los Angeles Magazine’s 9th Annual Food Event at Saddlerock Ranch

Once again the bucolic hills of Saddlerock Ranch will provide the backdrop for Los Angeles Magazine’s “Food Event” on Sunday, October 19, 2014. No other venue in LA can match the beauty of this vineyard, with huge shade trees and comfortable seating. No one else has zebras, … Continue reading

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Sweet to Headline the 3rd Annual Rockers Against Cancer Benefit Show in Santa Ana on Saturday, October 18

Rock and Roll is in Rob Sherriff’s heart and what it can do for people is on his mind. Rob’s current project is the upcoming 3rd Annual Rockers Against Cancer Benefit Show. Headliners Sweet and the Gary McGrath Project will … Continue reading

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