Category Archives: Wine

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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LA Loves Alex’s Lemonade Brings Together the Nation’s Best Chefs for a Great Cause this Saturday at UCLA

It’s the busiest time of the year for food events, and it’s understandable that they might all seem to run together. But Alex’s Lemonade has a special place in our hearts. Everyone’s enthusiasm is contagious, from the chefs to the … Continue reading

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Top Tastes from LAFW: Saturday’s Lexus Grand Tasting

The Lexus Grand Tasting at Los Angeles Food & Wine Saturday featured 25 celebrity chefs offering samplings of their finest cuisine. This year, it was held at Barker Hangar at the Santa Monica Airport, which was elaborately decked out for the … Continue reading

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Top Tastes at LAFW: Night Market

Night Market is always my favorite event of LA Food & Wine’s weekend extravaganza. Some dishes are unfamiliar and exciting, while other dishes are modern spins on Asian flavors. The creativity is always flowing. Weiser Farm Melon Soup with crab, lemon creme … Continue reading

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It’s Time for LA Food and Wine and the LA Times’ The Taste: Compare and Contrast

For department stores, the big rush is around Christmastime. For schools it’s all about September. For LA foodies, it all happens as August slides into September. It is the peak of event season, with two of the biggies happening on consecutive … Continue reading

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Benefit for Stu and the Kids at Vibiana Amazed and Delighted

From the moment we entered the gorgeous courtyard of Vibiana last Sunday, there was a happy buzz in the air. There was a special camaraderie amongst the chefs, and the entire event was relaxed and pleasant. It was exciting to try … Continue reading

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LA Chefs Come Out to Help “Stu and the Kids” Raise Funds for At-Risk Youth in Thailand

Stuart Skversky (Executive Director/Founder Stu and the Kids) with Neal and Amy Fraser (Chefs/Owners of Redbird, Vibiana, BLD, Fritzi) will be hosting their third annual fundraiser Sunday, July 31, 2016, from 4pm until 8pm at Vibiana, one of the most beautiful event spaces … Continue reading

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East LA Meets NAPA 2016 Brings the Flavor to California Plaza

One of our favorite annual events is East LA Meets Napa, an elegant celebration of food and wine. The fundraiser returns on Friday, July 15th to benefit AltaMed Health Services, a community organization that provides “…access to health care, senior services, teen mentoring, HIV care … Continue reading

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