Category Archives: Cocktails, Beer & Wine

Where to Eat and Drink During LA Pride 2019

LA Pride Weekend 2019 is almost upon us — the Pride Festival kicks off Friday night with an opening-night ceremony including a vogue ball, a drag show and performances by Todrick Hall and Paula Abdul, as well as the Dyke March … Continue reading

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Taco Bell is Opening a Hotel in Palm Springs This Summer Because Why Not

Following on the heels of Taco Bell’s Las Vegas wedding chapel and a fashion collaboration with Forever 21 that featured such sartorial innovations as a bodysuit mimicking a Taco Bell hot sauce packet, the faux Mexican food purveyors have announced … Continue reading

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New Music, Food and Fun at LA Phil’s Noon to Midnight

The Los Angeles Philharmonic presents its third annual Noon to Midnight (N2M) festival in and around Walt Disney Concert Hall this Saturday, June 1st, 2019. N2M is the quintessential LA Phil event, combining uncompromisingly avant garde music with a fun … Continue reading

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Smoke ’em if You’ve Got ’em: LA Times Food Bowl All-Star BBQ at Night Market

Enjoying a rib bone from APL at LA Times Food Bowl All Star BBQ. All photos by Elise Thompson for The LA Beat. Here in L.A., when we invite someone over for a barbecue, what we are really doing is … Continue reading

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Things we Loved this Week 5/9/18

Theatrical Trailer for “Simon, King of the Witches” Sensory-overload promo for the Fanfare Corporation’s 1971 hippie witchcraft thriller, starring the astonishingly prolific Andrew Prine in the Manson-esque title role. Chock full of outrageous ballyhoo (“A man who curses the whole … Continue reading

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Don’t Miss the L.A. Times’ Night Market this Week!

As part of the LA Times’ Food Bowl May takeover, they will be bringing together dozens of food vendors, pop-ups, chef collaborations, art installations and live music at a free Night Market in Grand Park downtown. Starting tonight and culminating on … Continue reading

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BeachLife: Day One Recap & Day Two Preview

The first day of the inaugural BeachLife festival in Redondo Beach is on the books, and day two is here. If the organizers had any opening day jitters, it didn’t show in the event they put on; the vibe was … Continue reading

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Simply diVine was Exactly That!

It may sound like hyperbole when I say that Saturday night’s fundraiser, Simply diVine, was magical, but it really was. There were probably more restaurants participating than any food event I have ever experienced. And as faithful readers know, this … Continue reading

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Highlights of the Upcoming LA Times’ Food Bowl

The L.A. Times Food Bowl takes over the entire month of May with 31 days of food. The Food Bowl is a fundraiser for the L.A. Regional Food Bank, Food Forward, and the Midnight Mission. With over 100 events spread throughout … Continue reading

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Things we Loved this Week 4/26/19

Day Goth at Akbar On every second Sunday of the month you can walk into Silver Lake’s Akbar to spend a relaxing afternoon, have a dee-lish cocktail or two, and enjoy the moody tunes of Day Goth, a monthly afternoon … Continue reading

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