Category Archives: Cocktails, Beer, Wine & Weed

Where to Celebrate the 4th Safely in 2022

Lancaster, Palmdale, Lynwood and La Puente won’t be having fireworks this weekend, because the pyrotechnics company they hired is under investigation! And this year, So Cal’s already dry conditions have been exacerbated by the drought, so it’s a tinderbox out … Continue reading

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The 2022 Newport Beach Wine & Spirits Festival Was a Day to Remember

Fresh ocean breezes, marina views, and an abundance of wine and drink vendors made the Newport Beach Wine & Spirits Festival a festive, memorable weekend. The pandemic brought the festival to a two-year halt, making the luxurious festival’s 2022 return … Continue reading

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Gusto Green Enlivens Downtown Dining

One of Los Angeles’ most anticipated restaurants of 2022 was Gusto Green.  That’s no big surprise when you find out it’s the creation of restaurateur Janet Zuccarini, the hospitality visionary behind Felix. Located in Venice, Felix topped Esquire’s list of … Continue reading

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Punk Rock BBQ Returns to Harvelle’s July 10th!

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Three Outstanding LA Bars Offering Superior (and Well-Priced) Whisky Tastings This Week

In honor of Father’s Day, but extending though Sunday, June 26, you can enjoy an Aberfeldy whisky tasting for just $25 at three of LA’s best bars. The Varnish (Downtown), Mister O’s (Studio City) and Birdie G’s (Santa Monica) are … Continue reading

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Music! Lights! Acrobats! Amazing Food! “Revive” at Vibiana

Vibiana is perhaps the most beautiful event space in Los Angeles. The former church was revamped by husband-and-wife team Chef Neal Fraser and restaurateur Amy Knoll Fraser, as an adjunct to their downtown restaurant, Redbird. We have been to numerous … Continue reading

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10 Last-Minute Father’s Day Food & Drink Experiences Around LA

Father’s Day is back. Why not show Dad how much you appreciate him this Sunday with a special meal by the water, a whisky tasting, or a burger special, vegan or otherwise? See below for a few of our favorite … Continue reading

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A 2022 James Beard Award Nominee Just Opened His First LA Restaurant

Plant-based eatery Avant Garden Bistro was a huge success when it opened in New York City in 2015. Earlier this month, its LA counterpart of the same name opened in West Hollywood.  Avant Garden Bistro is led by Ravi DeRossi. … Continue reading

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10 of LA’s Best Bars Are Offering $1 Martinis This Friday

Ten of Los Angeles’s best hotspots are offering $1 martinis this Friday, June 17! Why, you may wonder? It’s the 50th anniversary of Watergate, and STARZ is focusing a new lens on the cataclysmic political event with “Gaslit,” a limited … Continue reading

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The Spring Joshua Tree Music Fest returns for a more intimate festival experience

Nestled within the Joshua Tree Lake and Campgrounds, the Joshua Tree Musical Festival will feature five stages and 40 acres to fill four days and nights with soul-lifting, high-energy music, art, workshops, and more, this Thursday through Sunday, May 12-15, … Continue reading

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