Category Archives: coffee

Starchefs.com Rising Stars at Vibiana

On an early summer evening, the Los Angeles restaurant community gathered to honor the generation ready to take on the masters, the “Rising Stars.” Like a graduation, their mentors and head chefs stood beside them like proud parents, glowing as … Continue reading

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Taste of the Eastside Sunday

What’s a foodie to do? There are TWO spectacular events this Sunday! Not only is Taste of the Nation LA seriously bringing it to Culver City, but Taste of the Eastside will be taking over the Los Angeles River Center … Continue reading

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Eureka! American Craft Grill opens in Huntington Beach with great food, craft beers and artisan whiskeys

The new kid on the block in Huntington Beach’s Bella Terra is Eureka! American Craft Grill. Nestled in the base of one of the residential buildings in the plaza of Bella Terra, with a stunning patio and waterfall to enjoy … Continue reading

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Launch Week Party kicks off Orange County Restaurant Week, now thru March 1

On Saturday, Orange County Restaurant Week had their annual Launch Party. The event featured many of Orange County’s top restaurants, as well as several wineries, breweries and spirits vendors sampling their wares. The Orange County Restaurant Week, which officially began … Continue reading

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Creme Caramel LA Goes Brick and Mortar

Oh, you lucky denizens of the San Fernando Valley! Crème Caramel LA could have chosen some fashionable avenue like 3rd Street or Highland to set up shop, but instead they have made their home on Burbank between Van Nuys and … Continue reading

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Offbeat L.A. news: A Bizarre Buzz – Coffee from David Lynch

Looking for an unexpected jolt? Ready to throw down the shackles of your mind and bring your ordinary coffee break into strange, new, perhaps surreal territory? Well, frankly,  I’m not sure if merely switching your coffee brand is capable of … Continue reading

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Enter the Lottery for the Descendents’ Filmage

One night I was standing at a gig with Tony Lombardo watching some random opening band. Tony turned away and scoffed, “My band plays six notes for every one note this band plays.” That to me, is the Descendents in … Continue reading

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Street Art and Coffee: The Graffiti Cafe

Why I like coffee, Lord only knows. When I was five years old I had a sip of my mom’s Maxwell House “Good to the Last Drop” morning cup of Joe, and didn’t drink coffee for another 25 years!!  Nowadays, … Continue reading

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