Category Archives: Food

Taste of the Nation Returns to Media Park in Culver City June 11th

Sunday, June 11, Taste of the Nation returns to Media Park in Culver City. One hundred percent of proceeds from the event benefit No Kid Hungry, an organization that works to end childhood hunger in America. Local beneficiaries include Westside Food … Continue reading

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Our First Look at Fish Trap is Definitely Not Our Last

Ever since Stevie’s on the Strip closed, there has been a dearth of fried catfish in Studio City. Thank God the Fish Trap opened a few months ago in an unassuming strip mall to save us. This is the Dorsey … Continue reading

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Don’t Miss Bourbon, Burgers + Beer!

Los Angeles magazine is thrilled to present their second annual event celebrating Bourbon, Burgers + Beer. During the early evening hours on Wednesday, May 24th, The patio of The Victorian will be filled with the wafting smoke from grilled burgers. Participating restaurants … Continue reading

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Photo Essay: Masters of Taste

The sun was out and the grass was green as we entered the Rose Bowl on a lovely spring day. There were delicious bites and beverages all around. Iron Triangle brought three delicious brews, a gold, a dark, and an IPA, … Continue reading

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Liquid Kitty Punk Rock BBQ is Resurrected at Cafe NELA!

Welcome to the new home of the Liquid Kitty Punk Rock BBQ. Many punkers, young and old, mourned the closing of Liquid Kitty last year due to corporate greed. Hopefully we can start a new tradition at Dave Travis’ Cafe … Continue reading

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Favorites from Masters of Taste 2017

Once again Masters of Taste brought their “A” game to the field of the Rose Bowl. There was a wealth of delicious high-end food and cocktails throughout, plus comfy sofas and lounging areas. And maybe my favorite perk of all — chair massages! In … Continue reading

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Topanga Days – Ozomatli & Jefferson Starship To Headline Over Memorial Day Weekend

Topanga Days is back, and being a four-year Topanga resident, I look forward to this event every year. I can’t think of a better way to spend Memorial Day weekend. In its 44th year, this three-day family-friendly festival and fundraiser continues … Continue reading

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New K-Town Supperclub Mama Lion Pairs Chef Michael Hung and Cocktail Expert Aidan Demarest

From Faith & Flower to Viviane, and now to Mama Lion, we have been following chef Michael Hung around like the Grateful Dead. Mama Lion is the dreamchild of hospitality veteran Robert Kim. He formerly operated the restaurants in The … Continue reading

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Favorites from the Taste of the Eastside

Taste of the Eastside is one of our favorite events. Not because there are internationally famous chefs or high-end ingredients like caviar and foie gras. Those things have their place, but not here. We love Taste of the Eastside because … Continue reading

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Concours d’Elegance – Rare, Beautiful Vintage Cars at the Historic Greystone Manor

I love vintage cars, so I’m more than excited to be attending the Concours d’Elegance on Sunday, May 7th 2017 at Greystone Mansion. This incredible event is not just a must-see for lovers of vintage automobiles, but also for those … Continue reading

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