Category Archives: Food

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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‘Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center’ Brings 25th Annual African American Film Festival and Shorts Showcase

Today through Sunday, October 23 – 27, 2019, the African American Film Market Place & S.E. Manly Short Film Showcase Live in Los Angeles. The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center (BHERC) is currently holding its 25th Annual African American … Continue reading

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Family-Friendly Halloween Fun in LA

Even though Halloween is becoming more of a holiday for grown-ups, there are still millions of activities for kids this time of year. Here are our recommendations for local happenings that the whole family will enjoy. Get tickets soon–a lot … Continue reading

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All of the Cool Halloween Happenings and None that Suck 2019

Halloween is mid-week this year, so we get not one, but two weekends of fun events. Once again, we have sifted through the night’s party action and discarded all of the douche-y events redolent with Axe Body Spray, mandatory table … Continue reading

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Offbeat L.A.: The Oldest Surviving Mexican Restaurants in Los Angeles

Four years ago when I compiled The Oldest Surviving Los Angeles Restaurants I had no idea the impact that it would have. I was hoping that it might reach a thousand people and make a difference. But the day it was published … Continue reading

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The Food Event from Los Angeles Magazine Shook Things up in Malibu

The Food Event presented by Los Angeles magazine changed things up this year, and it’s definitely for the better. Once again, the event was held at the Saddlerock Ranch, but it was set up in a different area that I … Continue reading

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Found LA: Street Feasts this weekend

  Found L.A. is a relatively new organization that was founded to connect local entrepreneurs and small businesses with consumers through free, citywide events that showcase many of our smaller, culturally diverse neighborhoods that might not get much attention. This weekend, … Continue reading

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‘Dia de los Muertos’ 2019 Celebrates Throughout the Southland: Your Guide

The 24th Street Theatre Annual Dia de los Muertos Block Party. (Photo by Cindy Marie Jenkins, courtesy of the 24th Street Theatre) UPDATES: 10-21-19***, 10-19-19**, 10-16-19* All events listed are gathered in the spirit of cultural awareness, acceptance, and appreciation of … Continue reading

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Celebrate the Opening of Smashed with Free Burgers, Live Music & More

Owned by the same guys who made Mexican eatery/bar Te’kila such a success, Smashed, a new burger bar located in a bustling section of Hollywood, is opening its doors on Friday, October 11. In honor of its public unveiling, Smashed … Continue reading

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‘All Star Chefs Grill and Chill’ under the Big City Sky at ‘LA Live’

The strolling events of All Star Chefs are usually held in an immense hangar-like tent on the upper deck of LA Live. This year the Saturday night “Grill & Chill” was held outdoors at LA Live, making it much more … Continue reading

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