Category Archives: Wine

Offbeat L.A.: 100+ Los Angeles Area Liquor Store Signs- A Photographic Essay of the Vintage, Obscure & the Odd

All photographs by Nikki Kreuzer As our city’s colorful past is slowly absorbed into the high tech future, erasing much of what we felt would long survive us, it feels good to take comfort in what remains. Memories are very … Continue reading

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Masters of Taste Ushered in Spring with Style

Spring sprang in style last Sunday at the Masters of Taste, with colorful tulips in bloom, gauze curtains floating on the breeze, and the greenest grass you have ever seen. Chefs ushered in the season with English peas straight from … Continue reading

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Stop the Presses! There is an Arcade in Burbank with a Gastropub and a Roller Coaster!

One of the best things about the Redondo Pier is that in between Fire Chiefs at Old Tony’s and craft beer at Najas, you can ride the tilt-a-whirl at Redondo Fun Factory. Booze plus rides = FUN. So when I heard … Continue reading

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Masters of Taste Comes to the Rose Bowl April 3rd to Raise Money for the Homeless

On Sunday, April 3rd, Masters of Taste, a new luxury food and beverage festival”, will take place from 3pm to 7pm on the field of the Pasadena Rose Bowl. Forty carefully curated restaurants will provide small plates while you enjoy a variety of beverages, … Continue reading

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Do Pebble Beach Food & Wine Like a Boss

Perhaps you are familiar with Pebble Beach Food & Wine? It is the fanciest food event of the year, taking place in the most beautiful location of all, on the majestic California coast. More than 100 chefs and 250 distinguished winemakers will … Continue reading

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PPLA Food Fare at Barker Hangar Brings Out LA’s Best

Thursday night, Planned Parenthood LA hosted “Food Fare,” their highly anticipated annual food and wine event, while celebrating PPLA’s 50th anniversary. The Barker Hangar in Santa Monica was decorated for spring, with sunflowers and umbrellas everywhere. Over 150 of SoCal’s best restaurants, wineries, … Continue reading

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¡Latin Food Fest! is Coming in March with Chef Ricardo Zarate

The popular and congenial Chef Ricardo Zarate has been chosen as Title Chef of the fourth annual ¡Latin Food Fest! 2016. The Latin food, wine and spirits event takes place the weekend of March 18th to 21st. At the signature event, the Grande Tasting, … Continue reading

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8th Annual Cochon 555 Comes to LA

If you watch Iron Chef, Knife Fight, or Top Chef, you may have noticed that chefs love competition. Cochon 555 tours the country setting up pork competitions to promote awareness of heritage breed pigs. On March 13, Cochon 555 will arrive at … Continue reading

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All Star Chef Classic Returns March 9-12

Usually when you attend a food event, you have to wait in line for each bite and try to maneuver through the crowd while juggling plates and wine glasses. Instead, the people behind the All Star Chef Classic decided to … Continue reading

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PPLA’s Annual Food Fair Returns to Santa Monica March 3rd

On Thursday, March 3rd, Food Fare will celebrate its 50th anniversary at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica. The event, which started as a cooking demonstration with Julia Child in 1979, has become Planned Parenthood LA’s biggest fundraiser of the year. … Continue reading

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