Category Archives: Restaurants

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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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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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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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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Tasting Table’s Lobster Rumble Returns this Thursday!

Tasting Table’s 3rd annual battle for the top lobster roll in the city comes to Downtown’s Center Studios this Thursday, August 13 from 7pm to 10pm. 15 chefs will compete to raise money for the Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry … Continue reading

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LA Weekly’s Burgers & Beer 2015 Brings the Best of Both this Weekend

First of all, I must apologize for the reckless alliteration. We are just so excited about LA Weekly’s Burgers and Beer! Curated by award-winning Restaurant Critic Besha Rodell and Food Editor Sarah Bennett, the event is taking place at The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum … Continue reading

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Lots of Baconlicious fun at the Queen Mary’s Big Bite Bacon Fest

Bacon Twinkies, bacon cinnamon rolls, smoked pork belly ‘ribs’ and more were the foods of choice at the Big Bite Bacon Fest last Saturday and Sunday. A happy crowd at the Queen Mary enjoyed treats from the FryFry Truck, Dia de … Continue reading

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