Category Archives: Wine

Bluespower Rocks the Dana Point Food, Wine and Music Festival

Bluespower rocked the Dana Point Food, Wine and Music Festival Saturday. A large crowd, enjoying tastes of wine from many different wineries as well as food as diverse as lobster, oysters, Persian cuisine, barbeque and German chocolates enjoyed the event. … Continue reading

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Lodi, Grapes and Wines: The Town, the Vineyards and a Nice Tour, Part Two

In part one of this report, a wine tasting of Lodi wines led to many questions about the area. In part two of this article, we will look at Lodi, why it is such a good area for wines and … Continue reading

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Lodi, Grapes and Wine: Tastings and Background, Part One

Lodi is a town whose time has come. Located on the fertile Sacramento/San Joaquin Delta, Lodi is an easy drive from Stockton, Sacramento or even the Los Angles/Orange County area. While other regions in the area have developed a reputation … Continue reading

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Take a Culinary Road Trip with Thrillist this Weekend

We don’t mean an actual road trip, obviously, because knowing some of the party animals at Thrillist, you would probably be waking up on Bourbon Street wearing only beads. Instead, Thrillist has made it possible for you to sample some cross-country favorites without … Continue reading

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Taste of the Nation No Kid Hungry Hosts Another Fantastic Event in Culver City

Taste of the Nation last Sunday was the perfect way to escape the heat wave by strolling the grounds of Media Park in Culver City enjoying the mature shade trees and the breezes of the Westside. It was a good time for … Continue reading

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Taste of the Nation Returns to Culver City Tomorrow

Tomorrow, June 7, from 12:30pm until 4pm, Los Angeles’ Taste of the Nation for No Kid Hungry will bring together LA’s best chefs in their continuing effort to end childhood hunger in America. The event will be hosted by LA … Continue reading

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Negroni Week Kick Off Party at Mesa Restaurant Gives Bartenders and Drinkers Both Big Wins

Mesa Restaurant in Costa Mesa was the site of last night’s Negroni Week Kick-off Party in Orange County. The event, whose purpose was to celebrate the classic Negroni cocktail and also to provide charitable donations for Inspire Artistic Minds, was … Continue reading

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“East LA Meets Napa” Invites Bordeaux to Join the Party

One of our favorite annual events is East LA Meets Napa, an elegant celebration of food and wine held in the cool courtyards of Union Station. It is a fundraiser for AltaMed Health Services, which provides “…access to health care, senior services, … Continue reading

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LA Wine Fest Saturday – Photo Gallery

Winos of both pro and amateur status, take note – LA Wine Fest is back, and Saturday’s event was a celebration of all things grape-related. A gentle afternoon breeze was taking the edge off the baking sun as we arrived, … Continue reading

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Taste of the Eastside Returns Sunday!

Sunday from 4pm until 8pm, enjoy the best food that cities like Silver Lake, Eagle Rock, Atwater and Los Feliz have to offer. Their vibrant restaurant scene will be featured at the annual Taste of the Eastside at the historic Los Angeles … Continue reading

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