Category Archives: Cocktails, Beer, Wine & Weed

Here’s How to Enjoy an At-Home Tequila & Cocktail Tasting This Friday

Canned cocktails have come a long way. Formerly made with cheap booze, high-fructose corn syrup, artificial coloring — and an apparent lack of shame — companies like San Diego’s Cutwater Spirits now make award-winning canned drinks with their own high-end … Continue reading

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Celebrate National Absinthe Day with This Classic Cocktail Recipe

Oscar Wilde famously declared, “A glass of absinthe is as poetical as anything in the world. What difference is there between a glass of absinthe and a sunset?” In that spirit, why not celebrate National Absinthe Day today with a … Continue reading

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10 Great dineL.A. Restaurant Week Deals to Enjoy Through March 14

dineL.A. is back! This two-week event featuring well-priced prix-fixe meals from more than 250 Los Angeles restaurants was postponed from January, as restaurant patios were then closed. Now, savor special outdoor dining or takeout meals while supporting our local restaurants … Continue reading

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Recipe: A DIY Valentine’s Cocktail Courtesy of The Sofitel Los Angeles

Valentine’s Day is two days away. If you’re celebrating at home, why not enhance this romantic day with a drink created by one of Los Angele’s premier cocktailians, Aidan Demarest? LA Director of Nightlife for the elegant Sofitel Los Angeles, … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day 2021: Where to Dine & Get Takeout

Valentine’s Day is this Sunday and we have some dining suggestions for you! Though many Los Angeles restaurants have opened for outdoor dining again, not everyone is ready to return to restaurants at this point. On that note, we’ve provided … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Weekend At-Home Sipping Events

Valentine’s Day is next Sunday, and for those of us who want to celebrate safely at home while doing something a little different, a number of virtual tasting events are happening on Valentine’s weekend. Buy a ticket and your chosen … Continue reading

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Last-Minute Super Bowl Food Specials Around LA

Super Bowl LV is on Sunday, February 7. Though Los Angeles reopened outdoor restaurants on January 29, there was a pandemic proviso: no big-screen TVs. The festivities may be smaller than usual, but that doesn’t mean the usual indulgences shouldn’t … Continue reading

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A Hummus Pop-Up, The Local Chain That Served the Obamas & Clintons, & More Food News

The return of outdoor dining on Friday is definitely the most exciting food news for Angelenos this week! See below for a few more dining ideas… Support Los Angeles’ women restaurateurs this week by participating in RE:Her, a food festival … Continue reading

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Cheap Thrills Bake-Off! Honeyleaf Vs Lolo – Which Canna Is Top Banana??

Welcome once again, my heavy-lidded hep cats, to the Cheap Thrills Bake-Off! I hope your holiday season has been warm, safe and rewarding. In a situation where we had to communicate holiday wishes with loved ones over the internet, I’m … Continue reading

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Takeout Meals to Help You Celebrate New Year’s Eve 2021 at Home

2020 has been a year like no other. Your celebrations will likely be smaller this year, but there’s no reason why they should be any less delicious. As 2020 is about to end, let’s introduce a new year with a … Continue reading

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