Category Archives: Cocktails, Beer & Wine

Take a Risk — Eat Lutefisk

This is one for those adventurous foodies who are eager to try unusual delicacies — the more obscure, the more adventurous, the better (I’m looking at you, Eddie Lin). For those who have not yet experienced this delicacy, lutefisk is … Continue reading

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Twohey’s Take-2: the Route 66 Landmark Makes Landfall in Pasadena

Alhambra’s original historic Route 66 local favorite, Twohey’s restaurant, which recently celebrated its 75th anniversary, has opened an extension of its fare to Pasadena with a re-imagining of classic American food at their new Twohey’s Tavern. Now open in the … Continue reading

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The Mighty: Best Food I’ve Ever Had

Here is a photo of the best food I’ve ever had in my life. The Mighty‘s agnolotti — butternut squash in freshly made pasta envelopes, tossed in maple brown butter with trevisio, pecan, mint, pomegranate and Parmesan. A perfect mix … Continue reading

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The Ponte Introduces its Inviting Fall Menu

The Ponte, a contemporary Italian venture from Chopped star Scott Conant and fab Executive Chef Freddy Vargas, is a small, friendly place on West Beverly, situated near some of the city’s most esteemed chow pads. There’s a dignified, modern-old-Hollywood air … Continue reading

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LA Magazine’s Food Event Returns to Saddlerock Ranch

Prepare yourself for one of LA’s greatest food events, which will be happening at the gorgeous Saddlerock Ranch in the Mailibu Hills on Sunday, October 15th from 2pm until 5pm. As you stroll along the verdant meadow, you will enjoy … Continue reading

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Highlights from LA Loves Alex’s Lemonade 2017

The 8th annual L.A. Loves Alex’s Lemonade Stand held on September 9th, attracted more than 2,200 people, raising over $1.3 million to fight childhood cancer. The auctions alone raised $640,000. The big money makers were the always popular women’s chef dinner … Continue reading

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What We Loved at The LA Times’ The Taste This Year: Sunday’s Flavors of LA

The heat wave finally broke on Sunday evening in time for Flavors of LA as a light sprinkle of rain started to clear the sky of orange residue from the Las Tuna Fire. Octopus was still a popular dish, with … Continue reading

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What We Loved at LA Times’ The Taste this Year: Sunday Block Party

Sunday afternoon’s event at The Taste was another day of extreme heat on the lot, though there was also real estate that had set aside for shade. Some vendor got the message on the temperatures and served us the right … Continue reading

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What We Loved at LA Times’ The Taste This Year: Saturday’s Dinner with a Twist

Saturday night the heat wasn’t so oppressive, it was just another summer night for partying in LA. Dinner with a Twist is all about cocktails, but the night also offered some of the best food of the weekend. Cocktail-wise, I … Continue reading

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What We Loved at LA Times’ The Taste this Year: Saturday’s Field to Fork

This year’s LA Time’s food event, The Taste, was up against some record high heat. When I wanted to complain though, I just thought about those hardworking chefs. And clearly, these are pros at working in the heat, because everything … Continue reading

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