Category Archives: Food

New Meets Old as Five Crowns in Corona del Mar Celebrates 50 Years of Delicious Food

  Delectable dishes abounded as the Five Crowns in Newport Beach/Corona del Mar celebrates their first 50 years and a start on the second 50 years. The building still exudes the Old World elegance that Lawry’s is famous for and … Continue reading

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Yum-Yum Gimme Some: New iOS App FOODIE SHARES Launches for West Side

So, what’s your culinary trip, exactly? We’ve all been there: you want to dine as a group, but you’re doing Paleo, he’s (oy) gluten-sensitive, she’s low-sodium vegan, that one’s lactose-intolerant (oy gevalt) and this one is 100% raw—please. Can’t we … Continue reading

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LA Weekly Essentials this Sunday in DTLA

This Sunday, March 8th, from 2pm–5pm, the LA Weekly presents “The Essentials” at the California Market Center in DTLA. Tastes will be provided by the 99 Los Angeles  restaurants selected for the annual Essentials issue. Participating restaurants include LA Beat favorites  Animal, Plan Check, … Continue reading

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Bacari PDR Brings Tapas to Brunch

Bacari PDR in Playa del Rey has been wowing the denizens of the small beachside community for the last six months with their innovative tapas and impressive wine list. The cozy restaurant has just launched a weekend brunch menu of Chef Lior’s signature “cicchetti,” or … Continue reading

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Santa Anita Park Hosts a BBQ Championship With a Side of Horse Racing

Nestled below the scenic, snow-capped (occasionally) San Gabriel Mountains, Santa Anita Park is one of the premiere sites for horse racing in the country. On Saturday, March 21st, it also becomes the location of the prestigious 4th Annual Winner’s Circle … Continue reading

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Idle Hour Rolls Out the Barrel in NoHo

Idle Hour’s unique barrel-shaped structure is a survivor of America’s programmatic architecture, intended to catch the eye of passing motorists. Buildings were designed to resemble oversized things like giant donuts (The Donut Hole), and windmills (Tiny Naylors). LA may have lost The Derby and … Continue reading

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Happy Hour Deluxe comes to Del Frisco’s Grille in Irvine

Del Frisco’s in Irvine has begun their own Happy Hour for their guests. This exclusive Happy Hour, only available at the Irvine location, features several special libations and appetizers to start your fun in good taste. The VIP Martini is … Continue reading

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5th Annual Food & Wine Festival Palm Desert Highlights the Cuisine of the Coachella Valley

The 5th annual Food & Wine Festival Palm Desert™ will be held March 27-29, 2015. The festival is organized by Palm Springs Life magazine to showcase the restaurants of the Coachella Valley. Joining the local chefs for this three-day extravaganza will … Continue reading

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Breakfast Pizza? Hell Yeah!

You could not possibly find a more desolate location for Giorgio’s Pizza and Subs. Tucked into an industrial complex in between the Burbank Airport and Valhalla Cemetery, the little pizzeria manages to survive by word of mouth and ostensibly, whoever inhabits … Continue reading

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Fogo de Chao: New Brazilian Steakhouse in DTLA

I’ve been a fan of Fogo de Chao since the one in Beverly Hills opened many years ago. In days of old, south american cowboys – known as Gauchos – roamed the county side. I assume since kitchens weren’t handy, … Continue reading

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