Category Archives: Wine

Red O Opens in Santa Monica. Order the Steak!

When most people think of celebrity chef Rick Bayless, they think of upscale Mexican food. After all, Bayless’ Frontera Grill in Chicago prides itself on its regional Mexican cuisine, with a menu that includes suaderno, birria and moles. Red O … Continue reading

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How’d Ya Like A Knuckle Sandwich? Knuckle & Claw Brings the East Coast to Silverlake

Sometimes a restaurant opens here in LA and it is immediately apparent that it was someone’s dream. You can tell because it has so much heart. But heart isn’t enough to make it in this town; you have to produce. Diners in LA … Continue reading

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The 5th Annual Los Angeles Food & Wine Festival Takes Over Grand Avenue August 27 – 30, 2015

Prepare yourself a four day spectacular of unrivaled food events. The Food & Wine Festival, presented by FOOD & WINE and Lexus, returns once again to celebrate the finest chefs and restaurants in Los Angeles and from around the United States. The primary location … Continue reading

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Tasting Table’s Lobster Rumble Returns this Thursday!

Tasting Table’s 3rd annual battle for the top lobster roll in the city comes to Downtown’s Center Studios this Thursday, August 13 from 7pm to 10pm. 15 chefs will compete to raise money for the Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry … Continue reading

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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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