Category Archives: Food

“Dinner With A Twist” at LA Times’ The Taste 2014

All photos by Bob Lee for the Los Angeles Beat.  Visitors to The Taste’s Saturday evening event, Dinner With A Twist, were treated to a generous spread from some of LA’s most beloved institutions. A festive mood prevailed through the … Continue reading

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“Field to Fork” at LA Times’ The Taste 2014

The chefs at Saturday’s “Field to Fork” event at Paramount Studios took the theme to heart. Summer’s bounty showed up in AKASHA’s Reiger Farms Peach Salad with arugula, pistachios and goat Gouda, elote-style roasted corn from BOA, and a salad from … Continue reading

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LAFW Sunday Grand Tasting 2014

All photos by Bob Lee for the Los Angeles Beat. LA Food & Wine’s 2015 edition came to a close on Sunday afternoon with a stellar display of talent from chefs both local and imported. This tradition of getting out-of-town … Continue reading

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LAFW Lexus Live on Grand 2014

Saturday night’s Lexus Live on Grand was the climax of LAFW’s four days filled with food, wine and fun. Sunday had a number of excellent events coming up, but this was the big blowout. On Saturday night everyone went for broke. The best … Continue reading

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Upcoming: The LA Times Taste of LA 2014 is Here! Labor Day Weekend!

If you have been looking at all of our pictures of delicious food events with envy, fear not. You have not missed out. This weekend, the LA Times’ “Taste of LA” once again takes over the Paramount lot with three … Continue reading

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LAFW Grand Tasting Saturday 2014

Saturday afternoon’s Lexus Grand Tasting was all about elegance and luxury. Held on two soundstages at LA Center Studios, the ambiance was that of a chi chi wedding reception. Chefs brought out high end ingredients, and a greater variety of champagnes were … Continue reading

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Everyone Enjoyed Terrific Pig and Terrific Drinks at the Pig Out 3.0 Benefit for Inspire Artistic Minds

Yesterday’s Pig Out 3.0 took place under beautiful Southern California skies at the Noguchi Gardens in Costa Mesa. The event, a benefit for the Orange County organization Inspire Artistic Minds, featured 15 local chefs from top-notch restaurants and 7 top … Continue reading

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LAFW Asian Night Market 2014

Friday night LA Food and Wine’s Asian Night Market lit up downtown with some of the best chefs cooking Asian food in LA, with a nod to San Francisco, New York and Napa. Host Iron Chef Morimoto posed for pictures with … Continue reading

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LAFW 2014 Kicks off with the “Ultimate Bites of LA”

Thursday night LAFW started out with a bang. The party shut down Grand Avenue and brought chefs in from all over the city. The “Ultimate Bites of LA” tasting event presented by Chase Sapphire Preferred was hosted by chatty and down-to-earth Celebrity Chef Graham Elliot. Billy … Continue reading

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Rum was the Drink of the Day at the Tiki Oasis in San Diego

Last weekend’s Tiki Oasis event in San Diego was a resounding event, with thousands of happy guests attending concerts, dances, car shows and more. The drink of the day, of course, was the Island staple, rum. Several symposia, rum tastings, … Continue reading

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