Category Archives: Events

2017 Taste of the Nation Raised $100,000 for No Kid Hungry

On Sunday, June 11, Los Angeles’ Taste of the Nation raised $100,000 for No Kid Hungry, which means providing over 1 million children with the meals they need. We were invited to attend the relaxed and quietly elegant event, which … Continue reading

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Papermoon Gypsys, Winners of Two Awards, to Headline L.A. Music Critics Awards Showcase in Hollywood

Papermoon Gypsys, the Orange County-based blues/rock band, recently took home two L.A. Music Critics Awards, ‘Best Blues Artist’ and ‘Fan Favorite’. Several of the winners of this year’s awards will be featured at the L.A. Music Critics Awards Winners Showcase, … Continue reading

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Mary Jane Ansell’s “Of Dreams, Birds and Bones” at Corey Helford Gallery

Award-winning British artist Mary Jane Ansell makes her L.A. debut at The Corey Helford Gallery downtown next Saturday, June 10th. Entitled “Of Dreams, Birds and Bones,” the exhibit consists of all new works in Ansell’s signature style – the blending … 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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Greystone Mansion Concours d’ Elegance 2017 Final Awards

On Sunday  May 7, 2017, the Concours d’Elegance took place at Greystone Mansion. It was a beautiful breezy Sunday afternoon, despite the last minute rain showers during the awards presentation. Friends of Greystone and the City of Beverly Hills collaborated  to … 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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Favorites from the Taste of the Eastside

Taste of the Eastside is one of our favorite events. Not because there are internationally famous chefs or high-end ingredients like caviar and foie gras. Those things have their place, but not here. We love Taste of the Eastside because … Continue reading

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Higher Bunny-Consciousness

They’re so cute. That’s the problem. A few hours today at the Vegfest in Encino was wilder than expected. As a sometimes-reluctant new vegan, I skipped the Kombucha booth (ewww…) and eyed lots of fab hippie-chick gear. But the real … Continue reading

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Street Food Cinema Kicks Off 2017 Season with “La La Land” at Exposition Park

Just imagine this LA summer night: You’re nestled on a blanket with friends; nomming on some succulent burgers, tacos, and barbecue; and enjoying the mesmerizing flicker of one of your favorite films on a huge ass screen. Welcome to Street Food Cinema 2017. Continue reading

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Meat Street Meat Festival Gave Everyone A Chance to Enjoy Meat, Meat and More Meat

Last Sunday’s Meat Street Meat Festival was a resounding event. The Festival, which took place in Santa Ana’s Main Place Mall, brought thousands of foodies together to eat meat, meat and more meat. Items such as Bruxie’s Angry Mac and … Continue reading

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