Category Archives: Food

Lee Rocker Dishes About the Stray Cats, Rockabilly and the Upcoming New Blues Festival in Long Beach

Lee Rocker has had great success in music. Starting young, from his career with his breakthrough band the Stray Cats, who sold 10 million albums and earned 23 gold and platinum records, Lee has gone on to make great music … Continue reading

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Burgers, Bourbon and Beer this Wednesday!

Wednesday, August 24, Los Angeles Magazine will be holding their competition for the Best Burger of 2016 with an evening of burgers, bourbon and beer at The Victorian in Santa Monica. Gourmet bites will be offered by local favorites including FIG, Malibu … Continue reading

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It’s Time for LA Food and Wine and the LA Times’ The Taste: Compare and Contrast

For department stores, the big rush is around Christmastime. For schools it’s all about September. For LA foodies, it all happens as August slides into September. It is the peak of event season, with two of the biggies happening on consecutive … Continue reading

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Party Down at Tiki Oasis 2016!!!

Tickets to San Diego’s annual Tiki Oasis are always a hot commodity, but there are still tickets available for Sunday night, and a lot of the fun is absolutely free! You can check out the marketplace, car show, art gallery … Continue reading

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Benefit for Stu and the Kids at Vibiana Amazed and Delighted

From the moment we entered the gorgeous courtyard of Vibiana last Sunday, there was a happy buzz in the air. There was a special camaraderie amongst the chefs, and the entire event was relaxed and pleasant. It was exciting to try … Continue reading

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This Saturday! Tiki Night 2016 at The Egyptian

Saturday, starting at 4pm, celebrate American Cinematheque’s annual Tiki Night at The Egyptian Theater in Hollywood. The event will be hosted by King Kukulele, who will also perform with his band the Friki Tiki’s. Entertainment also includes The Polynesian Paradise Dancers and a … Continue reading

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Half-Price Tickets for Saturday’s Burgers & Beer! Flash Sale!

In honor of National Hamburger Day on Thursday, the LA Weekly is offering half-price tickets for my favorite event, “Burgers & Beer,” starting now! The sale ends  Thursday at 11:59pm. General admission tickets can be purchased for only $45. It is an incredible deal, as it gives you unlimited access … Continue reading

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Carney’s: Hamburger vs. Hot Dog

Carney’s is that restaurant in a train car. Chili hot dogs and Burgers. Never tried an hamburger there until today. It was good, but I think the hot dog won the taste test.

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East LA Meets Napa Lights up DTLA’s California Plaza

Friday night East LA Meets Napa hosted its annual food festival at a brand new location in downtown LA. California Plaza provided a beautiful background for the festive event. The musicians appeared to be on an island in the water, … Continue reading

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Metalachi Dishes About the Upcoming Tequila and Tacos Festival in Ventura

The 4th Annual Tequila and Tacos Festival comes to Ventura on Saturday and Sunday, July 23 and 24. The event features many different street taco vendors, a day of tasting fine top-shelf tequilas and mezcals, and a day of sipping … Continue reading

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