Category Archives: Cocktails, Beer & Wine

Stu and the Kids Benefit Brought Thailand to DTLA!

It was a hot summer’s day as guests arrived at last Sunday’s benefit for Stu and the Kids. The inside of the Vibiana cathedral was cool and welcoming, tables laden with fresh salads, icy cocktails and handmade ice cream. The … Continue reading

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Weed Review: Blueberry Dome by THC Design

This Blueberry Dome strain is immediately appealing to me, not just because it sounds like something I would eat at Porto’s after getting high, but because it strongly resembles the very first super-potent indica weed I ever encountered, way back … Continue reading

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Luckyrice – We Ate – We Drank – We Got Lucky!

In 2010, Luckyrice was founded in Manhattan to “…explore Asian culture through the lens of food.” Luckyrice hosts festivals, including Night Markets, Cocktail Parties and Ramen Slurpfests across the United States. Last Friday night they took over Vibiana with their … Continue reading

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Weed Review: XJ-13 By THC Design

Maybe I’m not the right kind of nerd, but as I begin my experience with this sativa strain from THC Design, I have no idea what the brand name XJ-13 could possibly be referring to. It sounds vaguely like high … Continue reading

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Get Your Tickets Early for LA Times’ The Taste Event on Labor Day Weekend

Tickets on sale now for The Times’ annual food and wine festival on the Paramount lot. The Taste is a popular event, and it usually sells out, so get on it. The Taste Takes place over Labor Day weekend with … Continue reading

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The 4th Annual ‘Stu and the Kids’ Fundraiser is Returning to Vibiana and We are SO Excited!!!

Stu and the Kids has announced that their 2017 fundraiser will take place at Vibiana on July 30th. Now in its 4th year, the benefit draws big name chefs to help raise money to help at-risk children in Thailand. “In 2009, … 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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Don’t Miss Bourbon, Burgers + Beer!

Los Angeles magazine is thrilled to present their second annual event celebrating Bourbon, Burgers + Beer. During the early evening hours on Wednesday, May 24th, The patio of The Victorian will be filled with the wafting smoke from grilled burgers. Participating restaurants … Continue reading

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Photo Essay: Masters of Taste

The sun was out and the grass was green as we entered the Rose Bowl on a lovely spring day. There were delicious bites and beverages all around. Iron Triangle brought three delicious brews, a gold, a dark, and an IPA, … Continue reading

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Favorites from Masters of Taste 2017

Once again Masters of Taste brought their “A” game to the field of the Rose Bowl. There was a wealth of delicious high-end food and cocktails throughout, plus comfy sofas and lounging areas. And maybe my favorite perk of all — chair massages! In … Continue reading

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