Category Archives: Cocktails, Beer, Wine & Weed

Weed Service Review: The TokrLA App Manages Your Cannabis Lifestyle When You Are Too High To Buy (Responsibly)

Ever feel paralyzed–or as we stoners say, couchlocked–by limitless choice? Going over to your dealer’s place to score some weed back in the day usually involved a more limited choice: take it or leave it. Nowadays, you can choose marijuana … Continue reading

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Delphine at the W Hollywood Debuts its Autumn Menu

Delphine opened almost ten years ago in what was then the brand new W Hotel in Hollywood. It brought some much-needed glamour to Hollywood Boulevard and welcome pre-theater dining for the Pantages. Since its opening, Delphine has gone through a … Continue reading

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Preux and Proper: It’s a Chicken Thing!

The LA Beat, along with some 20ish other media folks was invited to an afternoon feast last week upstairs at Preux & Proper to explore the “Southside Fried Chicken” pop-up menu. It was a glorious way to introduce Preux and Proper’s … Continue reading

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Patrón’s Día de los Muertos Celebration was Excelente!

When Patrón throws a party you know it’s going to be a party! My first experience with Patron was in Austin Texas for the introduction of their coffee tequila lacquers. Patrón always sets the atmosphere and provided excellent entertainment. The Patron … Continue reading

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15 Highlights From LA Times’ The Taste in Costa Mesa

Los Angeles Times’ The Taste made its second appearance in Costa Mesa on October 18-19, offering up a lively gastronomic event for Orange County denizens who didn’t make it to The Taste at Paramount Studios over Labor Day Weekend. 90 … Continue reading

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Reserve your 98-cent Baseball Steak at Pacific Dining Car Today!

The venerable Downtown LA steakhouse, Pacific Dining Car, is celebrating its 98th anniversary in LA by offering their signature dish, the baseball steak, for only 98-cents. The offer has just been extended. You can currently make reservations for this week … Continue reading

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A Look in Pictures at Lucha VaVOOM’s Halloween Spectacular

We arrived at The Mayan not long before the theater opened for the first night’s performance of Lucha VaVOOM’s Halloween Spectacular. We then ascended to the balcony seeking a perfect site to enjoy the show and nest for photos. The … Continue reading

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Need a Little Pick-Me-Up? The Breaking Bad Pop-Up is Here to Blue You Away!

The One Who Knocks cocktail at the Breaking Bad Experience in WeHo. Photo by Mark Blackwell. Ever since The Simpsons turned a Burbank 7-11 into a Quickie Mart back in 2007, television and restaurant makeovers have been a match made … Continue reading

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All of the Cool Halloween Happenings and None that Suck 2019

Halloween is mid-week this year, so we get not one, but two weekends of fun events. Once again, we have sifted through the night’s party action and discarded all of the douche-y events redolent with Axe Body Spray, mandatory table … Continue reading

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The Food Event from Los Angeles Magazine Shook Things up in Malibu

The Food Event presented by Los Angeles magazine changed things up this year, and it’s definitely for the better. Once again, the event was held at the Saddlerock Ranch, but it was set up in a different area that I … Continue reading

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