Category Archives: Cocktails, Beer & Wine

Where the Cool Kids Will be Celebrating New Year’s Eve 2017

Did you wait until the last minute, torn between expensive New Year’s Eve events and the new Dave Chapelle special on Netflix? Don’t worry, we have selected some of the best celebrations for you. Most of them are free or … Continue reading

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Ralph Gibson Celebrates the Holidays with Jazz at the Millennium Biltmore, December 22nd

Saxophonist Ralph Gibson, a regular performer at the World Stage, is bringing a quartet downtown to celebrate the holidays at the Rendezvous Lounge in the Millennium Biltmore Hotel with two sets of jazz this Friday, December 22. Joining Gibson will … Continue reading

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It’s Tamale Time at Casa Vega!

Casa Vega on Ventura Boulevard is as old-school as it gets, serving Southern California-style Mexican Food in LA for 61 years. The Vega family opened their first restaurant on Olvera Street in the 1930s. The next generation opened Casa Vega in … Continue reading

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The Boys of Summer Bring Their Eagles Show to The Slidebar in Fullerton

The Boys of Summer, one of the top tribute bands playing the music of the legendary Eagles, come to nest at the Slidebar in Fullerton this Saturday, December 2 for a live show. The Boys, who grew up as friends … Continue reading

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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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