Category Archives: Food

Red O Opens in Santa Monica. Order the Steak!

When most people think of celebrity chef Rick Bayless, they think of upscale Mexican food. After all, Bayless’ Frontera Grill in Chicago prides itself on its regional Mexican cuisine, with a menu that includes suaderno, birria and moles. Red O … Continue reading

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How’d Ya Like A Knuckle Sandwich? Knuckle & Claw Brings the East Coast to Silverlake

Sometimes a restaurant opens here in LA and it is immediately apparent that it was someone’s dream. You can tell because it has so much heart. But heart isn’t enough to make it in this town; you have to produce. Diners in LA … Continue reading

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Singer Barbara Morrison is Ready for Long Beach’s Upcoming New Blues Festival II

The New Blues Festival II returns to Long Beach this year, expanded to two days and two stages with an even larger roster of musical stars. James Harman, Bernie Pearl, Teddy Lee Hooker, the New Blues Revolution, the Delgado Brothers, … Continue reading

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This Weekend’s Rising Tohoku Food Fair in Torrance Offers Unique Japanese Experience: Exquisite Bites, Crafts for Kids, Art, Music and More Family Fun

Now through Sunday August 23, head toward the sea-breezes for the visually resplendent Rising Tohoku Food Fair, Mitsuwa Marketplace, 21515 Western Avenue, in Torrance. It’s a multimedia happening that the whole family will enjoy, offering an appreciation of the exquisitely … Continue reading

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Fins Poke Fusion in Mission Viejo holds Grand Opening with Free Poke Bowls for the First 100 Customers

Tomorrow, August 20, Fins in Mission Viejo will hold their  Grand Opening. The poke fusion restaurant is holding the Grand Opening to introduce Orange County to its delicious poke concept. Fins only uses the freshest sushi grade fish to make … Continue reading

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Whiskey Tasting with Gourmet Pairings Coming to PIRCH Costa Mesa

Noted whiskey educator, collector and connoisseur Ray Pearson will be hosting a ‘Sip and Savor’ evening of whiskey tasting at PIRCH in the SOCO Collection. The night will include gourmet appetizers paired with each whiskey sample. Ray explained his fascination … Continue reading

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The 5th Annual Los Angeles Food & Wine Festival Takes Over Grand Avenue August 27 – 30, 2015

Prepare yourself a four day spectacular of unrivaled food events. The Food & Wine Festival, presented by FOOD & WINE and Lexus, returns once again to celebrate the finest chefs and restaurants in Los Angeles and from around the United States. The primary location … Continue reading

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Le Diner en Blanc Brings Mystery and Magic to LA

What is this Diner en Blanc we have heard whispered about? “At the last minute, the location is given to thousands of friends and acquaintances who have been patiently waiting to learn the “Dîner en Blanc’s” secret place. Thousands of … Continue reading

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Queen Mary Will Host an Interactive Mixology Dinner and Challenge August 27

The Queen Mary, Long Beach’s iconic ship, has announced the newest in their acclaimed Barrel Series Dinners, to be held on Thursday, August 27. This dinner will be a fun, interactive event, the Mixology Dinner. Twain Screiber, Director of Food … Continue reading

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The LA Weekly Knocked it Out of the Park Last Weekend with their Premier Burgers & Beer Event

Yes, I know that the Coliseum is a football arena, and I know that I am using a baseball metaphor. But I can’t think of a better way to describe what a rousing success the LA Weekly’s “Burgers & Beer” … Continue reading

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