Category Archives: Cocktails

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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Dark Harbor Opens Today at the Queen Mary, Get Ready for Fun, Fright, Music and Some ‘Spirited’ Drinking

It’s Halloween time again—–the time that the spirits come out to haunt the Queen Mary in Long Beach. And there are plenty of spirits, since the Queen Mary is known to be haunted. In fact, Cabin B340 is off limits … Continue reading

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Taste of Mexico 2014 Offers a Variety of Mexican Cuisine

Last Saturday afternoon some of the best chefs in Los Angeles gathered at La Plaza de Cultura y Artes along with visiting chefs from Hidalgo for Taste of Mexico‘s Farmers Market. The purpose of the event is to promote awareness of the country’s regional and … Continue reading

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Taste of Mexico this Saturday Sept 27th! ¡Vamos!

This Saturday Taste of Mexico will celebrate regional cuisine at La Plaza De Las Culturas y Artes, the square adjacent to Olvera Street. Taste of Mexico consists of 2 events, the Farmers Market Family Picnic from 12pm – 4pm followed by Dinner, Drinks and Dancing from 7pm – 11pm. … Continue reading

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