Category Archives: Cocktails, Beer, Wine & Weed

ROW DTLA Reopens: Great Dining in Expansive Outdoor Spaces

Delicious food in spacious, walkable surroundings is needed now more than ever, thanks to COVID-19’s continuing limitations. Happily, ROW DTLA recently reopened several of its eateries. Encompassing 30 expansive acres near the Arts District and Little Tokyo, ROW DTLA offers … Continue reading

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‘The Great American Takeout’ to Help Support the Restaurant Industry

The Great American Takeout begins today, March 24, 2020, as hungry would-be sit down diners are encouraged to order at least one delivery or pick-up meal in support of the restaurant industry that is currently taking a hit during the coronavirus … Continue reading

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The Metropolitan Opera is Streaming a Different Opera Every Night

During this unprecedented ban on gatherings, New York’s Metropolitan Opera is streaming encores of their “Live in HD” series on its website nightly. The streams start at 4:30pm PST and are available for 20 hours. Tonight’s opera is my absolute … Continue reading

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Liquid Kitty PRBBQ Sunday, March 8th at Harvelles in Santa Monica with Phrance, Savage Republic

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Cheap Thrills – We Find The Best 8ths Of Weed For $30 And Under February 2020 Edition

Welcome once again dear readers to another review of the results from my recent trawls through the licensed dispensaries of the San Fernando Valley, trying to find that sweet, sweet Mary Jane hookup while not spending more than $30 pre-tax … Continue reading

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Juggalo Celebration Weekend Is Nearly Here – Are You Down For The Clown Chuggery?

Like a lot of people my age, after first gawking at the subculture that surrounds the Insane Clown Posse and finding it comically fascinating, I have come around to feeling that I instinctively like juggalos. I don’t necessarily agree with … Continue reading

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Vegan-Friendly Chicas Tacos Continues Taco Takeover at Second Location

Though L.A. abounds with tasty street tacos, Downtown taqueria Chicas Tacos became an instant hit after opening its doors on Olive Street 3 ½ years ago. The success of Chicas is due in no small part to Chef Eduardo Ruiz, … Continue reading

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Mardi Gras 2020: Where to Laissez Les Bon Temps Rouler in LA

Mardi Gras, or Fat Tuesday, in the Catholic tradition is your last chance to enjoy all of the foods that are forbidden during the four-week ritual fasting of Lent. It is also your last chance to really kick up your … Continue reading

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The L.A. Times Announces its Fourth Annual Food Bowl Coming in May

The L.A. Times Food Bowl is a month-long celebration that takes place from April 30th through May 31st. Yesterday the Times hosted a preview event at the Firehouse Hotel in the Arts District. We were treated to small bites from … Continue reading

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Weed Review: Berserker and Cavi Cone Infused Prerolls by Caviar Gold

I first became aware of Caviar Gold products about two years ago, soon after recreational shops first appeared in LA, when this stoner band I sometimes hang out with was having practice. After a couple of pipes had already been … Continue reading

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