Category Archives: Food

Celebrate National French Dip Day this Monday at Cole’s!

Every city has its own local restaurant debate. Gino’s vs. Pat’s cheesesteaks, The Anchor Bar vs. Duff’s hot wings and Patsy’s vs. Lombardi’s pizza. Here in LA, Cole’s and Phillipe’s have long vied for the title of originator of the … Continue reading

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The Food Event Once Again Created a Perfect Day

Somehow, for 13 years in a row, Los Angeles magazine has managed to bring all of the best elements together to make a perfect day that can stand up to a simple name like “The Food Event.” That’s all they really … Continue reading

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From ‘Coco’ to Pacoima: Día de los Muertos Celebrations in L.A.

With contributions by Elise Thompson. Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a Mexican holiday that is also celebrated here in Los Angeles. It brings together families in a cultural melting pot of celebrations to honor the … Continue reading

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Temecula Jamboree Country Music Festival To Feature Great Music and Awesome BBQ Too

Temecula Jamboree Country Music Festival  on Saturday, November 3,will bring some great music to Southern California’s well-known wine region. Top country stars, including Jerrod Niemann, Casadee Pope, Chase Bryant and Drew Baldridge will be performing along with many other artists. These … Continue reading

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Where the Cool Kids will be on Halloween Night

Halloween may be on a Wednesday this year, but there are still a lot of fun events happening. Once again, we have sifted though the night’s party action and discarded all of the douchy events redolent with Axe Body Spray; you know–the … Continue reading

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All the Cool Halloween Events this Weekend and None that Suck

Monique A. LeBleu contributed to this post Every year The LA Beat gets so excited about Halloween! Once again, we offer a hand-selected list of fantastic events, and have weeded out the douchey ones. Friday 10/26 The Cramps Halloween Party … Continue reading

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Photo Gallery: The Taste Costa Mesa

The Los Angeles Times brought its annual food festival The Taste LA to Orange County last weekend with inaugural The Taste Costa Mesa, held in a courtyard of The Met, a mixed use complex across the street from South Coast … Continue reading

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TODAY! San Gabriel Valley Pride 17th Annual LGBTQ Pride Event at Pasadena’s Central Park

“San Gabriel Valley Pride: Now! More Than Ever!” 17th Annual LGBTQ Pride Event and Car Show will present their 17th annual LGBTQ Pride celebration On Saturday, October 13, 2018, from 11 a.m. To 9:30 p.m. in Pasadena’s Central Park. As … Continue reading

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L.A. Film Festival’s ‘Funke’ Takes a Not-So-Cheesy Look Into the Art and Business of Pasta

A very tasty inclusion to this year’s L.A. Film Festival was Director/Producer Gabriel Taraboulsy’s documentary film with Tastemade, “Funke.” Although at the center of the film is Chef Evan Funke, handmade pasta maestro of Felix Trattoria and son of Oscar … Continue reading

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We Continue Following Quentin Tarantino Around: El Coyote

On October 9th, Photographer James Cherry of Street Style LA spotted the equipment for an indoor night shoot at El Coyote Café. Even though none of the actors were in sight, we knew we had found Tarantino once again, because … Continue reading

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