Category Archives: Food

Dia de los Muertos Events 2014

Olvera Street Merchants Association Now through Nov. 2, 2014 FREE The Olvera Street Merchants and El Pueblo Historical Monument 125 Paseo de la Plaza in downtown Los Angeles (across from Union Station.) (213) 625-7074. Blessings and Novenaria Processions take place along … Continue reading

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BBQ for Equality!

Sunday from 2:00pm – 5:00pm the Human Rights Campaign LA will host another Dining for Diversity event, this time at Bludso’s BBQ in Compton. Human Rights Campaign (HRC) “represents a grassroots force of more than a million members and supporters nationwide. … Continue reading

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Sweet Talk—Trick or Treat! Give Me Something Good to Eat!

Gather round, boys and ghouls, while I share a scary story. There was a dark time in days of yore when nobody gave out Halloween candy. Shocking, but true. Before the 1950s, Americans typically celebrated Halloween by hosting parties with … Continue reading

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What to Do Halloween Weekend 2014 in LA

Events WEST HOLLYWOOD HALLOWEEN COSTUME CARNIVAL October 31 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM Santa Monica Boulevard Between La Cienega and Doheny  FREE (323) 848-6503 This is the biggie. If you have never done West Hollywood for Halloween you owe it … Continue reading

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Diwali, the Indian Festival of Light, is Celebrated With a Feast at Tamarind of London in Newport Beach

Tuesday marked the first day of the Indian Diwali Festival. This is the Indian version of New Years and is also called the Festival of Light, with the five-day celebration centered around the Diwali Feast. Tamarind of London, the upscale … Continue reading

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Favorites from Los Angeles Magazine’s Food Event 2014

Sunday was as warm as any summer’s day for Los Angeles Magazine’s Food Event, but the flavors were definitely autumnal. Squash was everywhere, from Crossroads‘ sweet and savory Kabocha Squash with Pumpkin Seeds to Faith & Flower’s Pumpkin Panna Cotta … Continue reading

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Upcoming Brew Ho Ho Starts Off the Beer Drinker’s Holiday Season Right

As any one knows, beer and ale drinkers are always looking for a holiday to hoist a glass. So, coming up on Saturday, December 13 at the Anaheim Phoenix Club will be the 3rd annual Brew Ho Ho. Over 60 … Continue reading

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Richie Onori talks about Sweet and the Rockers Against Cancer 3 Benefit Show Tomorrow

How many people can honestly say they’ve never heard these lyrics? And the man at the back said everyone attack And it turned into a ballroom blitz And the girl in the corner said boy, I wanna warn ya It’ll … Continue reading

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Hirose Sushi in Torrance

Hirose is a hidden sleeper of a tiny sushi restaurant sandwiched between a Jersey Mike’s & Ko-ryu- Ra-men.  It’s mostly a Japanese speaking clientele, especially during the lunch hour, but that shouldn’t discourage non-Japanese speakers from enjoying the fresh, light, … Continue reading

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Second Annual Sriracha Fest Heats up Chinatown October 19

Food GPS, founder of the Rib Fest and Chicken Fest, partners with The Sriracha Cookbook this year to bring back the popular Sriracha Fest. Sunday, October 19, the festivities will take place in Chinatown’s historic Central Plaza from 3pm-6pm. Huy Fong Foods’ “rooster sauce” … Continue reading

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