Category Archives: Food

Get Your Tickets to Tacolandia Before they Sell Out!

“…here at LA Weekly’s Tacolandia is where your [taco] dreams come true.” – Bill Esparza This year, L.A. Weekly will present the fourth annual Tacolandia on Saturday, June 11 from 3 to 7 p.m. at El Pueblo de Los Angeles in DTLA. … Continue reading

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Mr. T’s Bowl in Highland Park Reopens (for Actual Bowling!)

If you attended shows at Mr. T’s Bowl in Highland Park in the 90’s, get ready to have your mind blown.  It smells good!  There is light enough to see! You can bowl there again! Honestly, you wouldn’t recognize the … Continue reading

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Celebrate The Aquarium Of The Pacific’s 7th Annual Urban Ocean Festival With Style

The press was gathered for a special preview of the art, fashion and food that will be part of the 7th Annual Urban Ocean Festival starting Saturday of next week. Dr. Jerry Schubel, President of and CEO of Aquarium of the Pacific, … Continue reading

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Songkran Thai Restaurant Week

In keeping with the Buddhist and Hindu solar calendar, the Songkran festival in Thailand celebrates New Year’s Day with the rising of Aries. A famous part of Songkran celebrations is the throwing of water. The custom originated with cleaning images of the Buddha, then soaking … Continue reading

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Joey D Talks About The Upcoming Ventura County Blues Festival, The Delgado Brothers, Growing Up in East L.A. and more

The 11th Annual Ventura County Blues Festival is coming up on April 30th. Riding high on their 1st Place win at the 2016 International Blues Challenge in Memphis, the Delgado Brothers are this year’s headliner. Joey D, who won the … Continue reading

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Masters of Taste Ushered in Spring with Style

Spring sprang in style last Sunday at the Masters of Taste, with colorful tulips in bloom, gauze curtains floating on the breeze, and the greenest grass you have ever seen. Chefs ushered in the season with English peas straight from … Continue reading

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Tender Greens

In my attempt to make better choices when I eat out, I have found myself at Tender Greens a few times. I am generally opposed to restaurants that serve “lifestyle drinks”, mainly because I don’t know what that is, and … Continue reading

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Chef Walter el Nagar says Farewell to LA with Barbershop Ristorante’s Tenth Pop-Up

Chef Walter el Nagar has been a prolific presence in the Los Angeles food scene for many years, having worked the kitchens of Il Grano, Piccolo, and La Botte within his first few years here. Like most chefs, his dream was … Continue reading

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Trejo’s Tacos: Hollywood Badass Danny Trejo’s Taco Emporium

Originally posted on California Curiosities Legendary tough guy Danny Trejo is well known for his storied career with director Robert Rodriguez, and (most importantly) that distinctive mug that we’ve all grown to love. What can’t this man do? Well kids, in a … Continue reading

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What to Do at the LA Times Festival of Books: SATURDAY

It’s only two more weeks until LA’s greatest free event of the year. The Festival of Books, the largest literary event in the country, will be taking over the USC campus Saturday, April 9th and Sunday, April 10th. See here … Continue reading

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