Author Archives: Karin E. Baker

Health Nut Opens Second Location in Sherman Oaks

After 30 years of bringing food to the health-conscious in Woodland Hills, fast-casual eatery Health Nut is beginning to expand, with a  second location just opened on July 27 in Sherman Oaks. Here you’ll find delicious, simple, fresh-tasting dishes — … Continue reading

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La Brea Bakery Introduces Three New Loaves

A great slice of artisanal bread is always something to celebrate. Esteemed chef and baker Nancy Silverton recently unveiled three new reasons to rejoice with the release of her La Brea Bakery Founders line. Silverton helped transform American eating habits … Continue reading

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Where to Eat and Drink During LA Pride 2019

LA Pride Weekend 2019 is almost upon us — the Pride Festival kicks off Friday night with an opening-night ceremony including a vogue ball, a drag show and performances by Todrick Hall and Paula Abdul, as well as the Dyke March … Continue reading

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Taco Bell is Opening a Hotel in Palm Springs This Summer Because Why Not

Following on the heels of Taco Bell’s Las Vegas wedding chapel and a fashion collaboration with Forever 21 that featured such sartorial innovations as a bodysuit mimicking a Taco Bell hot sauce packet, the faux Mexican food purveyors have announced … Continue reading

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World-Famous Sicilian Restaurant L’Antica Pizzeria da Michele Opening in Hollywood

Opened in Naples back in 1870, L’Antica Pizzeria da Michele has long been a destination for pizza lovers. Now’s your chance to try it for yourself when L’Antica opens its first U.S. location in Hollywood on May 8. One of … Continue reading

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ChefDance 2019 Preview Gave us a Taste of the Upcoming Sundance Food Festival

Happening every January in conjunction with the Sundance Film Festival, ChefDance is a gastronomic event that allows cinephiles to titillate their taste buds during their stay in Park City. Now in its 16th year, ChefDance 2019 promises five nights of … Continue reading

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The Museum That Made 11 Swedes Vomit is Now Open in Downtown Los Angeles

A barf bag is issued to every visitor to the Museum of Disgusting Food, a new pop-up in Downtown’s Arts District. The bag may seem like nothing more than a cute gimmick, but you may find it handy when you hit the tasting bar. … Continue reading

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“Enchanted: Forest of Light” Returns to Descanso Gardens

In what seems to be becoming a Los Angeles winter ritual, “Enchanted: Forest of Light” has returned to Descanso Gardens for the third consecutive year. “Enchanted” is a light exhibit, much of it interactive, with a wintertime theme. Nestled in … Continue reading

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