Author Archives: Christy Kane

Photo Gallery: The Taste Costa Mesa

The Los Angeles Times brought its annual food festival The Taste LA to Orange County last weekend with inaugural The Taste Costa Mesa, held in a courtyard of The Met, a mixed use complex across the street from South Coast … Continue reading

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Photo Gallery: 2018 Bullocks Wilshire Open House

Designed in 1929 by Los Angeles architects John and Donald Parkinson with interior design by Jock Peters, the Bullocks Wilshire Building in Koreatown operated as a luxury department store for over 60 years, closing in 1993.  Its last owners, Macy’s, … Continue reading

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Laguna Beach Landmark Las Brisas Introduces New Patio Menu

Situated on the cliffs of Laguna Beach, venerable Mexican seafood restaurant Las Brisas has a new patio menu worthy of a drive down PCH.  With starter choices like guacamole, seafood cocktail, skillet nachos and charred asparagus, you can’t go wrong … Continue reading

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Montalbán Theatre Hosts New Outdoor Film Series with Umami Burger

The Montalban Theatre in Hollywood is in the middle of its 2018 film screening schedule as part of its 2018 Montalbán Summer Movie Series. From now through October 31, 2018, watch classic movies from various decades on the roof this classic theater.  … Continue reading

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Photo Gallery: 13th Annual LA WineFest

LA wine lovers had a great time this weekend at the LA WineFest held at ROW DTLA. Attendees enjoyed unlimited samples of wine, beer, Korean sake, kombucha, and more. Standouts included blends from Obvious Wines, sake from Kooksoondang Brewery, and … Continue reading

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13th Annual LA WineFest this weekend

If you are a connoisseur, collector, or just plain enjoy a good glass of wine, the 13th annual LA WineFest is happening this weekend at ROW DTLA. Taste award-winning wines, craft beer, and dine from food trucks while educating yourself … Continue reading

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Is Venerable Orange County Tiki Venue Don the Beachcomber Closing?

The full story remains to be told, but all signs point to this weekend having been the last for venerable tiki bar and restaurant, Don the Beachcomber, in Huntington Beach. Owner Delia Wu Snyder gave a non-denial denial, but promoter Christopher Burkhardt of … Continue reading

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See/Saw: An Immersion into a Magician’s Mind extended through Oct 29

Magician Siegfried Tieber has been getting quite a bit of press lately for his current project, a magic ‘pop-up’ of sorts called See/Saw: An Immersion Into a Magician’s Mind, produced by Atlas Obscura. During the roughly two-hour event, a personable … Continue reading

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Film Review: ‘Lucky’, Harry Dean Stanton’s swan song

One of the first moments of Harry Dean Stanton’s new (and as it turns out, last) movie, ‘Lucky’, settles on his first cigarette of the day, and that’s when you know you’re home.  Fans of Harry Dean’s long and storied career … Continue reading

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Arts Brookfield hosts art installation PARK PEOPLE by Nathan Sawaya

If you find yourself in DTLA during the next week, be sure to swing by the Wells Fargo Center to see the interactive sculptural installation PARK PEOPLE by artist Nathan Sawaya, currently making the rounds among various US cities. PARK … Continue reading

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