Category Archives: Photo Essays

Top Tastes at LAFW: Night Market

Night Market is always my favorite event of LA Food & Wine’s weekend extravaganza. Some dishes are unfamiliar and exciting, while other dishes are modern spins on Asian flavors. The creativity is always flowing. Weiser Farm Melon Soup with crab, lemon creme … Continue reading

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Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance and Monterey Car Week

This renowned event, opened in 1950 is a celebration of both modern and classic automobile, is more than a prestigious showcase of beautiful cars from around the world. This week-long event (this year spanning August 15-21) draws thousands of people to … Continue reading

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Los Angeles Magazine’s Inaugural “Burgers, Bourbon + Beer” At The Victorian

I entered the The Victorian last Wednesday to view a large open area to the side of the building where some of the best restaurants in the Los Angeles area were represented. Contestants in the burger contest included Simmzy’s, Cannibal, E.R.B., Malibu Cafe, Jitlada, … Continue reading

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Top Tastes at LAFW: Eat the World with Emeril Lagasse

Thursday’s opening event at LA Food & Wine was inspired by the upcoming Amazon original series, “Eat The World with Emeril Lagasse.” The beautiful red carpet running the length of Grand, laid out before the gorgeous backdrop of downtown LA, held a tempting assortment of global … Continue reading

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watt’s picture of the week – monday, august 15, 2016

yesterday I got to witness history in the making: after twenty-five years (see a video of them playing back then) at casa hanzo here in my pedro town supersession started recording their definitive album w/pete mazich on the knobs. from … Continue reading

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Scare LA – Well, Not Too Scary, But a Heap of Grisly Fun

Ever since I found out about Transworld’s Haunted Attractions Association (HAA), I’ve been envious of the massive tours of off-season haunts they attend. They are known for demos of the scariest and most complex designs of puppetry, animations and new forms of … Continue reading

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A Photographic Look Back at Liquid Kitty Punk Rock BBQs

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watt’s picture of the week – friday, august 5, 2016

I found this art from michael parker called “the ides” near the lighthouse (by the way, curbed la just wrote about it here) at point fermin in my pedro town this morning. I found out it’s part of the “current:la … Continue reading

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Photos: The Magical Mercado los Olvidados

Mercado los Olvidados at Pskaufman… Gallery last Friday was a little underworld of colorful, whimsical art, clothing and crafts. It was made even more surreal by the mysterious “dust storm” alert that kept going off on my phone, as I … 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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