Category Archives: Food

The AbilityFirst Food & Wine Festival Returns on June 6

A gourmet food and wine event whose proceeds help support children and adults with disabilities, the AbilityFirst Food & Wine Festival returns on June 6. This year’s fest is a virtual, at-home event featuring an online auction, chef demonstrations, drink … Continue reading

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12 Fun Things to Eat & Do This Memorial Day Weekend

Angelenos are emerging from their Covid-induced cocoons and Memorial Day Weekend is upon us. Whether you’d like to marvel at nature, try a new food pop-up,  listen to live music, or savor vegan Mexican dishes or some BBQ, we have … Continue reading

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Herb & Seed’s New Delivery Service Makes Plant-Based Eating Easy

Herb & Seed Plant-Based Kitchen is a new vegan meal delivery service. A local, woman-owned company based here in Los Angeles. Herb & Seed is headed by Natalie Jaconetty, who has been eating organic plant-based food since she was a … Continue reading

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The Roosevelt Hotel Has a New Outdoor Bar & it’s Hosting Live Jazz Tonight

If you’re a fan of Hollywood’s historic Roosevelt Hotel, you may have visited its Spare Room. A cocktail lounge and gaming parlor tucked away on the hotel’s mezzanine level, the Spare Room is a gorgeous vintage spot that serves inventive … Continue reading

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Southern-Style Bakery Dr. Shica’s Opens Thursday!

Dr. Shica’s long-awaited gourmet bakery finally opens its first brick-and-mortar space tomorrow, Thursday, May 20, in Culver City. Why are these Southern-style treats so popular? Since she was a little girl in South Carolina playing with her first Easy-Bake oven, … Continue reading

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Get Professionally Photographed with Your Dog at ‘Tattoos & Rescues’ Fundraiser

Would you like a professional photograph with your rescue pet? For just a $20 donation, you and your beloved canine can have a beautiful photo taken while benefiting Long Beach Animal Care Services! The fundraiser, called ‘Tattoos & Rescues,’ takes place this … Continue reading

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‘Study of Fire’ is a New Pop-up Series at Eataly’s Rooftop Restaurant Terra

‘Study of Fire’ is a new dining pop-up at Terra, Eataly’s beautiful rooftop restaurant in Century City. ‘Study of Fire’ is a  collaboration between Terra and various local chefs, restaurants, and pop-ups. It’s a celebration of the return to LA … Continue reading

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Yes, Coffee Kombucha is Now a Thing

If you’re a kombucha fan but wish it gave a bit more of a buzz, you might want to try Caffe Luxxe’s new coffee-based kombucha. You’ve probably had typical kombucha. Made with fermented tea, this healthful beverage contains naturally occurring … Continue reading

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Nomad Eatery Brings Bright Global Flavors to the South Bay

Backpacking through Latin America, the Mediterranean, and Asia in his twenties, Scott Cooper’s passion for international flavors and hospitality was established, in particular after a visit to a taverna in Greece where he savored “the best meal of my life.” … Continue reading

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14 Ways to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo 2021

Cinco de Mayo is back. Thought the holiday is far more celebrated in the U.S. than in Mexico, hey, we’re here, so let’s raise a glass. Whether you’d like to watch a live stream of East LA’s own Los Lobos, … Continue reading

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