Category Archives: Food

Keeping up with the Foodie Events this Weekend

Even though the food fest season is winding down, there are a lot of events this month to take advantage of the end of summer and celebrate Autumn’s bounty before it starts to get chilly. Here is a roundup. Off … Continue reading

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The James Beard ‘Taste America’ Culinary Tour Visits DTLA

The fifth annual James Beard Foundation’s Taste America event made a stop in LA last Friday before continuing on its national epicurean tour. Taste America focuses on regional flavors from coast to coast, heading to great American food cities like San Francisco, Chicago and New Orleans. The … 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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Weed Review: Fully Baked Ice Cream

While I consider myself a general enthusiast for marijuana products, I’ve not always had a great relationship with edibles. I acknowledge that not all things are made for all people, but seeing the variety of tasty-looking products coming to market … Continue reading

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The Impossibly Delicious Impossible Burger!

I caught wind of the Impossible Burger from a friend a day before I received an email offering the chance to experience the Impossible Burger at a special launch at The Counter in Santa Monica. My friend’s recommendations was glowing, … 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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What We Loved at The LA Times’ The Taste This Year: Sunday’s Flavors of LA

The heat wave finally broke on Sunday evening in time for Flavors of LA as a light sprinkle of rain started to clear the sky of orange residue from the Las Tuna Fire. Octopus was still a popular dish, with … Continue reading

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What We Loved at LA Times’ The Taste this Year: Sunday Block Party

Sunday afternoon’s event at The Taste was another day of extreme heat on the lot, though there was also real estate that had set aside for shade. Some vendor got the message on the temperatures and served us the right … Continue reading

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What We Loved at LA Times’ The Taste This Year: Saturday’s Dinner with a Twist

Saturday night the heat wasn’t so oppressive, it was just another summer night for partying in LA. Dinner with a Twist is all about cocktails, but the night also offered some of the best food of the weekend. Cocktail-wise, I … Continue reading

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What We Loved at LA Times’ The Taste this Year: Saturday’s Field to Fork

This year’s LA Time’s food event, The Taste, was up against some record high heat. When I wanted to complain though, I just thought about those hardworking chefs. And clearly, these are pros at working in the heat, because everything … Continue reading

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