Category Archives: Cocktails, Beer & Wine

LA Loves Alex’s Lemonade Returns Saturday, September 9th to Royce Quad UCLA

It’s the busiest time of the year for food events, and it’s understandable that they might all seem to run together. But Alex’s Lemonade has a special place in our hearts. Everyone’s enthusiasm is contagious, from the guests to the chefs to … Continue reading

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Favorites from Friday Night LAFW’s Night Market on Grand

A huge red carpet was rolled across Grand Avenue over the weekend, adding an elegant flair to the LA Food and Wine festivities, which were held against the dramatic backdrop of the Downtown LA skyline. As usual, there were a … Continue reading

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Blues Legend Guitar Shorty is Coming to the Long Beach New Blues Festival Labor Day Weekend

The Long Beach New Blues Festival returns to Long Beach this Labor Day Weekend for the fourth time. This event, in conjunction with the Long Beach New Blues Society, will bring top performers such as Janiva Magness, whose critically-acclaimed album … Continue reading

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LAFW 2017 Takes Over Los Angeles!

LA Food and Wine is a 4-day food extravaganza taking place from August 24th through the 27th. There are a number of intimate lunches at acclaimed restaurants around the city, along with five gigantic food events culminating with “The Grand … Continue reading

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Weed Review: Futureberries by THC Design

Today, we are sampling a hybrid indica/sativa strain known as Futureberries. In other words, this grass strain represents something which is already pretty great — berries — and projects the positive effects that the passage of time is going to … Continue reading

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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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