Category Archives: Wine

Sidney and The Detours Rock The Rose in Pasadena

Last night at The Rose, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy drew an SRO crowd of inked rockabillies, stingy-brim fedoras and the usual Eastside hipster crowd, but Pasadena is still vibrating from the power of opening acts “The Sound of Ghosts” followed … Continue reading

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Sidney and the Detours Opening at The Rose in Pasadena

Opening for Big Bad Voodoo Daddy on Friday, April 21 at The Rose in Pasadena, Sidney and the Detours (FB @sidneyandthedetours) will give you the summertime blues— so deep that you’ll never get out alive Sidney Iverson, (BTW a chick), … Continue reading

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2nd Annual Masters of Taste Happens Sunday May 7th in the Rose Bowl!

This year’s Masters of Taste is one of a kind outdoor luxury food and beverage festival set to happen on Sunday, May 7th, 2017 from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm on the field of the Pasadena Rose Bowl! I was fortunate enough to experience a … Continue reading

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Visiting Lancaster Offers A Creative Art Scene, Theaters and Delicious Restaurants Along The BLVD

Most Angelenos know that the southern border of Los Angeles County ends at the “Orange Curtain”. Many think that the northern border lies just past the San Fernando and Santa Clarita Valleys. Los Angeles County, however, is much more diverse … Continue reading

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Cochon555 Returns to the Santa Monica Viceroy March 12th

The Cochon555 culinary competition will be taking place this year on March 12th from 4pm until 7pm at the Viceroy. This fantastic event offers endless cocktails and food made by some of the best chefs and bartenders in Los Angeles. The … Continue reading

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The Temecula Wine Barrel Tasting Festival Had Great Wines to Taste

Last Saturday and Sunday, the Temecula Winegrowers Association held its Temecula Wine Barrel Tastings. A multitude of guests showed up for the two day event, tasting fine wines at wineries such as Wiens Family Cellars, Bel Vino Winery, Thornton Winery, … Continue reading

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Tickets for LA Weekly’s The Essentials on Sale Now!

Sunday, March 26th, the LA Weekly will host “The Essentials” in DTLA featuring tastes from the restaurants featured in their 99 Essentials restaurant issue, which will come out the same week. From 2pm until 5pm guests will enjoy unlimited wine, cocktail samples, entertainment and shopping, … Continue reading

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Favorites from LA Magazine’s Food Event

Once again, Los Angeles Magazine hosted one of the best events of the year on the verdant expanse of Saddleback Ranch. The day was cool and sunny in spite of a short rain shower. There were lots of old favorites to enjoy … Continue reading

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Children’s Bureau’s Celebrity Chefs and Wine Tasting Coming to DTLA Oct 20th

The 7th annual Celebrity Chefs & Wine Tasting event will take place next Thursday, October 20, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Casa Vertigo in Downtown Los Angeles. Hosting the event is Children’s Bureau, a nonprofit leader in the prevention and treatment of … Continue reading

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LA Magazine’s Food Event Returns to Malibu with Fine Food and Llamas October 16

There is no location as beautiful as the bucolic Saddlerock Ranch, and no experience better suited to the environment than Los Angeles magazine’s “The Food Event.” Between 2pm and 5pm Sunday, October 16, you can enjoy unlimited tastings from some of LA’s best restaurants, plus pours from … Continue reading

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