Category Archives: Food

Legendary L’Antica Pizzeria da Michele Now Serving Breakfast Pizza & Much More in Their Hollywood Courtyard

Serving up Sicilian-style pizza in a beautiful Hollywood courtyard dotted with trees, L’Antica Pizzeria da Michele was already a pizza-lovers’ destination prior to its May opening. The original pizzeria, still located in Naples and dating back to 1870, was legendary … Continue reading

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Delphine at the W Hollywood Debuts its Autumn Menu

Delphine opened almost ten years ago in what was then the brand new W Hotel in Hollywood. It brought some much-needed glamour to Hollywood Boulevard and welcome pre-theater dining for the Pantages. Since its opening, Delphine has gone through a … Continue reading

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Preux and Proper: It’s a Chicken Thing!

The LA Beat, along with some 20ish other media folks was invited to an afternoon feast last week upstairs at Preux & Proper to explore the “Southside Fried Chicken” pop-up menu. It was a glorious way to introduce Preux and Proper’s … Continue reading

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Get Yer 80-cent Hot Dogs! ‘Pink’s’ Celebrates 80 Years by Giving Back to the Community and to Charity

Pink’s Hot Dogs stand, which opened in 1939, is celebrating its 80th year on the corner of   La Brea and Melrose with Chili Dogs for Charity. the LA icon will be selling chili dogs for 80 cents for 80 … Continue reading

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Patrón’s Día de los Muertos Celebration was Excelente!

When Patrón throws a party you know it’s going to be a party! My first experience with Patron was in Austin Texas for the introduction of their coffee tequila lacquers. Patrón always sets the atmosphere and provided excellent entertainment. The Patron … Continue reading

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A Sneak Peek at Mad Misha’s Dumplings

Last week Chef Kajsa Alger held a tasting for her new restaurant concept—Mad Misha’s Dumpling Delicatessen. The deli will be a take-out, cook-at-home shop, and her first project is creating pierogi baskets for Thanksgiving. Pierogies aren’t as popular in LA … Continue reading

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15 Highlights From LA Times’ The Taste in Costa Mesa

Los Angeles Times’ The Taste made its second appearance in Costa Mesa on October 18-19, offering up a lively gastronomic event for Orange County denizens who didn’t make it to The Taste at Paramount Studios over Labor Day Weekend. 90 … Continue reading

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Reserve your 98-cent Baseball Steak at Pacific Dining Car Today!

The venerable Downtown LA steakhouse, Pacific Dining Car, is celebrating its 98th anniversary in LA by offering their signature dish, the baseball steak, for only 98-cents. The offer has just been extended. You can currently make reservations for this week … Continue reading

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Big Kahuna Burger Pops up in Hollywood

We barely finished posting pictures from the Breaking Bad Pop-up before Big Kahuna Burger From “Pulp Fiction” showed up at Fat Sal’s in Hollywood. Famous for their gigantic sandwiches stuffed with strange fillings like Tater Tots, not only did Fat … Continue reading

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Need a Little Pick-Me-Up? The Breaking Bad Pop-Up is Here to Blue You Away!

The One Who Knocks cocktail at the Breaking Bad Experience in WeHo. Photo by Mark Blackwell. Ever since The Simpsons turned a Burbank 7-11 into a Quickie Mart back in 2007, television and restaurant makeovers have been a match made … Continue reading

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