Category Archives: Cocktails, Beer, Wine & Weed

Last-Minute Guide: 15 Father’s Day Food & Drink Specials Around LA

After a low-key, stay-at-home Father’s Day last June, restaurants are reopening their doors and filling up again. Why not show Dad how much you appreciate him this Sunday, June 20, with a special meal, or maybe some gourmet cookies, special … Continue reading

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Cosmic Horror in a Glass: Enjoy a Cthulhu Cocktail with “H.P. Lovecraft’s The Deep Ones”

Though H.P. Lovecraft never touched a drop of alcohol, one imagines that the Recluse of Providence might be amused by the idea of a cocktail inspired by the Big Daddy of his sprawling and influential Cthulhu Mythos (actually, he wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Gracias Madre’s New Agave-Based, Japanese-Style Highball Program is the First of its Kind

Gracias Madre is known for being ahead of the curve. The plant-based Mexican restaurant opened in West Hollywood in 2009 with a menu of elevated vegan dishes and a cocktail menu that is “all agave, all the time.” Every cocktail … Continue reading

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LA Through a Cracked Lens: Glad to Have you Back, Musso and Frank’s

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The LA Times Food Bowl, a Monthlong Culinary Celebration, Begins This Week

The Los Angeles Times Food Bowl is back with a monthlong celebration of LA’s vibrant culinary culture! Now in its fifth year, the 2021 edition of the Food Bowl will feature both in-person and virtual events. Read on for some … Continue reading

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The AbilityFirst Food & Wine Festival Returns on June 6

A gourmet food and wine event whose proceeds help support children and adults with disabilities, the AbilityFirst Food & Wine Festival returns on June 6. This year’s fest is a virtual, at-home event featuring an online auction, chef demonstrations, drink … Continue reading

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12 Fun Things to Eat & Do This Memorial Day Weekend

Angelenos are emerging from their Covid-induced cocoons and Memorial Day Weekend is upon us. Whether you’d like to marvel at nature, try a new food pop-up,  listen to live music, or savor vegan Mexican dishes or some BBQ, we have … Continue reading

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The Roosevelt Hotel Has a New Outdoor Bar & it’s Hosting Live Jazz Tonight

If you’re a fan of Hollywood’s historic Roosevelt Hotel, you may have visited its Spare Room. A cocktail lounge and gaming parlor tucked away on the hotel’s mezzanine level, the Spare Room is a gorgeous vintage spot that serves inventive … Continue reading

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‘Study of Fire’ is a New Pop-up Series at Eataly’s Rooftop Restaurant Terra

‘Study of Fire’ is a new dining pop-up at Terra, Eataly’s beautiful rooftop restaurant in Century City. ‘Study of Fire’ is a  collaboration between Terra and various local chefs, restaurants, and pop-ups. It’s a celebration of the return to LA … Continue reading

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Nomad Eatery Brings Bright Global Flavors to the South Bay

Backpacking through Latin America, the Mediterranean, and Asia in his twenties, Scott Cooper’s passion for international flavors and hospitality was established, in particular after a visit to a taverna in Greece where he savored “the best meal of my life.” … Continue reading

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