Category Archives: Cocktails, Beer, Wine & Weed

Enjoy Virtual and Socially-Distanced Fun at Haunted Little Tokyo This Week!

This year, “Go Little Tokyo” is presenting its 4th Annual “Haunted Little Tokyo,” starting today and continuing through Halloween. The event features both free and low-cost events, including virtual ghost tours and campfire stories, art, film, and a Halloween walking take-out … Continue reading

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Pop-Up Review: Gastro Garage at The W Hollywood

Does relaxing on a Hollywood hotel rooftop as speakers blast AC/DC’s  “Thunderstruck”and a band of masked men and women cook your meal with blowtorches sound like a good time? If so, you might want to check out Gastro Garage’s “Torched,” … Continue reading

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Carry Out with Cochon555 this Week!

We request a moment of silence as we mourn the festive Cochon555 events of the past. To support the use of heritage breed pigs, amazing chefs competed for the title of Prince du Porc, passing out countless exciting plates made … Continue reading

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Weed Review: Cypress Vs. Lime In A Cheap Thrills Bake-Off! Which Pot Is Tops?

Good morning, evening and afternoon, marijuana fans, and welcome to another edition of the Cheap Thrills Bake-Off, in which two brands of competitively priced cannabis go head to head in the ultimate battle. Well it’s not really “ultimate”, meaning final, … Continue reading

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James Beard Foundation’s “Taste America” to Spotlight Oaxacan Eatery Guelaguetza

The James Beard Foundation’s “Taste America” returns to Los Angeles to celebrate and support our local restaurant community on October 18. The 2020 incarnation of this gastronomic happening is a national virtual event. Angelenos, however, will have the opportunity to … Continue reading

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Pop-Up Alert: Gastro Garage on the Rooftop of The W Hotel Hollywood

Fiery blowtorches and molecular gastronomy are on the menu when Gastro Garage brings their month-long pop-up dinner series TORCHED to the W Hotel in Hollywood. You may have seen the members of Gastro Garage on The Travel Channel or Bravo … Continue reading

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Standout Ocean Flavors Make Leviathan a Must-Visit New Restaurant

Leviathan is an adventurous, pesca-centric restaurant that just opened its doors in September.  Located in Encino, the 16-seat outdoor eatery was conceived by Philip Frankland Lee. This innovative young Top Chef alumni also created esteemed restaurants Scratch | Bar, perched … Continue reading

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Celebrate Oktoberfest This Weekend at Market Tavern at The Original Farmers Market

Oktoberfest will be a different experience this year, with COVID an ongoing issue. LA’s large festivities have been canceled, but for a taste of Oktoberfest without the teeming crowds, why not try a smaller, safer outing – and one with … Continue reading

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Cheap Thrills Bake-Off: Dime Bag Vs. Pacific Stone – Which Weed Will Win?

In these times of legal weed, us cheapskates are always on the lookout for the better bag, the hookup, the sweet deal that will sustain us though times of no money, in ways that money could never sustain us through … Continue reading

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Weed Review: Time For Another Look At Cannasseurs Club NoHo

                EDIT: As of October 1, this shop has been closed for a week. A note on their Instagram page says they were shut down for a “minor infraction” and expect to re-open … Continue reading

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