Category Archives: Wine

Plan Check Downtown’s Happiest of Hours

Gentrification has been moving west down Wilshire from the revitalized Downtown of Cedd Moses and LA Live. Kitty-corner from a Starbucks populated by men in suits, Plan Check opened its third outpost last October just west of the 110. Catering to the local business … Continue reading

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Wednesday Nights are More Fun as Long Beach’s Brix at the Shore Debuts Wednesday Night Wine Flights

Starting tomorrow and running every Wednesday night, Brix at the Shore in Long Beach is running a handful of very special events. First, owner and Sommelier Rich Reich is going to lead a set of Wednesday night wine Flights. The … Continue reading

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The Detour Bistro Bar Brings Farm to Table to Culver City

The Detour Bistro Bar is joining the ranks of the stylish restaurants on Culver City’s restaurant row. While the Farm to Table concept and locally sourced produce may not be unheard of in this hip neighborhood, a unique wine program and … Continue reading

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This Little Piggy: Cochon 555 Brings its Porcine Bacchanalia to LA this Weekend

If you follow any chefs or foodies on social media, you have probably been seeing pictures of Cochon 555 as it tours the country on its mission to promote heritage breed pigs. Its wild 3-day feast showcases the best local … Continue reading

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Grill & Chill at the All-Star Chef Classic was Flawless

Saturday’s Grill & Chill was the last event of the three day All-Star Chef Classic at LA Live. Krissy Lefebvre and Lucy Lean of Alice in Events LLC pulled it off without a hitch. In only its second year, it has sailed over the hurdles that often … Continue reading

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EAT LBC Restaurant Week offers the Best in Long Beach Dining March 22 through 28

Long Beach encompasses quite a variety of areas, from Belmont Shore to Downtown, from the East Village to Naples and Alamitos Bay. Nowhere is that more noticable than in the options available to dine at during the upcoming EAT LBC … Continue reading

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Sunset Magazine’s Margo True Dishes About the Grill & Chill Event at the All-Star Chef Classic Saturday

As the author of Sunset’s Great Outdoor Cookbook, food editor Margo True knows a thing or two about grilling. We caught up with her to get her take on Saturday night’s Grill & Chill Event at the All-Star Chef Classic. Is … Continue reading

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Upcoming ‘Champagne on Main’ Combines Street Fair with Wine Tasting in Ventura

Just a short ride up the coast, Downtown Ventura is a picturesque area with lots of period buildings and homes. Main Street itself is an ideal spot for a pleasant walk any day of the year, with dozens of antique … Continue reading

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All-Star Chef Classic Returns to LA Live March 11th-14th

The All-Star Chef Classic, now in its second year, is an innovative four day food extravaganza taking place March 11th – 14th at LA Live. The events take place in the Restaurant Stadium™ where he guests are not only served multicourse … Continue reading

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LA Weekly Essentials this Sunday in DTLA

This Sunday, March 8th, from 2pm–5pm, the LA Weekly presents “The Essentials” at the California Market Center in DTLA. Tastes will be provided by the 99 Los Angeles  restaurants selected for the annual Essentials issue. Participating restaurants include LA Beat favorites  Animal, Plan Check, … Continue reading

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