Category Archives: Cocktails

American Cancer Society Celebrates California Spirit 30

Last Sunday the American Cancer Society held their 30th annual California Spirit benefit at Sony Studios in Culver City. Although the skies were grey, the afternoon’s late sprinkles didn’t chase anyone away. How could they, with endless oysters and MacCallan 18? There was … Continue reading

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Tacos! Tacos! Tacos! ELA Meets NAPA (and Bordeaux) Does it Again on their 10th Anniversary

Friday night we attended one of our favorite events, East LA Meets NAPA, a fundraiser for Altamed. For this, their tenth year, they invited Bordeaux to join in and expand their wine selections. With over 1,500 guests, the event was not too … Continue reading

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Join Stuart Skversky’s Effort to Help At-Risk Children in Thailand While Enjoying a Thai flavored Food & Wine Festival

This year Stu and the Kids will hold their annual fundraiser at Vibiana on Sunday, August 9, 2015 from 4pm to 8pm. The event will be hosted by Stuart Skversky, Executive Director/Founder Stu and the Kids, Neal and Amy Fraser, Chefs/Owners of Redbird, … Continue reading

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Upcoming Tequila and Taco Music Festival in Oxnard Provides a Whole Weekend’s Fun

Saturday, July 18 and Sunday, July 19, Oxnard’s Collection at Riverpark will be the site of the Tequila and Tacos Music Festival. The event,which will be anchored around Tequila Day on Saturday and Mas Margaritas Day on Sunday, will also … Continue reading

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Cal Spirit 30 is Hosted by Rocco DiSpirito with Cocktails by Julian Cox July 19 at Sony Pictures Studios

Sunday, July 19th, The American Cancer Society will celebrate its 30th year of the California Spirit fundraiser. From 4pm until 8pm, CalSpirit will transform Sony Pictures Studios into a wonderland of gustatory delight. Hosted by James Beard Award-winning chef, author and television personality … Continue reading

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Who Were the Winners at the LA Street Food Fest? Everybody!

Last Saturday we attended the sixth annual LA Street Food Fest at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena. The event attracted 5,000 visitors, but the size of the Rose Bowl and over 100 vendors kept long lines at bay and prevented it from feeling … Continue reading

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Wood & Vine: An Upscale Oasis on Hollywood Boulevard

Hollywood and Vine is perhaps the most famous intersection in the country. This tourist mecca has been on the skids for ages, welcoming tourists with fast food, porn and panhandlers. Lately things have been looking up for the neighborhood. There is even a Starbucks … Continue reading

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The LA Street Food Fest Returns to the Rose Bowl This Saturday with Fritzi Dogs, Ice Cream and Tequila!

Not sure what to do this weekend? Bring a blanket and picnic on the grass with some of the best food LA has to offer. The LA Street Food Fest returns to The Rose Bowl Saturday from 3pm til 8pm with their … Continue reading

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4th of July 2015 in LA: Every Single Thing You Could Possibly Want to Do…Fireworks! Cannons! Rollercoasters! BBQ! Giant Boats Made out of Legos!

LIVE MUSIC 3-Day July 4th Celebration at the Hollywood Bowl with Smokey Robinson (July 2, 3, 4) 7:30 pm / $13.00 – $256.00 From July 2-4th, Smokey Robinson will be bringing the Motown sound to the Bowl. There will be … Continue reading

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Don the Beachcomber in Huntington Beach is in Danger of Being Closed to Build High Density Residences

Sam’s Seafood was originally started in 1923 and was remodeled to it’s current look in 1962. In 2006 it closed but was reopened in 2009 as Don the Beachcomber, one of only a few with rights to that classic name. … Continue reading

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