Category Archives: Wine

American Cancer Society Celebrates California Spirit 30

Last Sunday the American Cancer Society held their 30th annual California Spirit benefit at Sony Studios in Culver City. Although the skies were grey, the afternoon’s late sprinkles didn’t chase anyone away. How could they, with endless oysters and MacCallan 18? There was … Continue reading

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Tacos! Tacos! Tacos! ELA Meets NAPA (and Bordeaux) Does it Again on their 10th Anniversary

Friday night we attended one of our favorite events, East LA Meets NAPA, a fundraiser for Altamed. For this, their tenth year, they invited Bordeaux to join in and expand their wine selections. With over 1,500 guests, the event was not too … Continue reading

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Join Stuart Skversky’s Effort to Help At-Risk Children in Thailand While Enjoying a Thai flavored Food & Wine Festival

This year Stu and the Kids will hold their annual fundraiser at Vibiana on Sunday, August 9, 2015 from 4pm to 8pm. The event will be hosted by Stuart Skversky, Executive Director/Founder Stu and the Kids, Neal and Amy Fraser, Chefs/Owners of Redbird, … Continue reading

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Who Were the Winners at the LA Street Food Fest? Everybody!

Last Saturday we attended the sixth annual LA Street Food Fest at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena. The event attracted 5,000 visitors, but the size of the Rose Bowl and over 100 vendors kept long lines at bay and prevented it from feeling … Continue reading

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The LA Street Food Fest Returns to the Rose Bowl This Saturday with Fritzi Dogs, Ice Cream and Tequila!

Not sure what to do this weekend? Bring a blanket and picnic on the grass with some of the best food LA has to offer. The LA Street Food Fest returns to The Rose Bowl Saturday from 3pm til 8pm with their … Continue reading

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4th of July 2015 in LA: Every Single Thing You Could Possibly Want to Do…Fireworks! Cannons! Rollercoasters! BBQ! Giant Boats Made out of Legos!

LIVE MUSIC 3-Day July 4th Celebration at the Hollywood Bowl with Smokey Robinson (July 2, 3, 4) 7:30 pm / $13.00 – $256.00 From July 2-4th, Smokey Robinson will be bringing the Motown sound to the Bowl. There will be … Continue reading

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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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