Category Archives: Food

‘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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What’s New & Delicious at Fish-Focused Restaurant Bottlefish

Bottlefish is the vision of two guys who’ve made a real impact on Los Angeles (and thus international) dining: its co-owners, Rick Rosenfield and Larry Flax, started California Pizza Kitchen back in 1985. Before California Pizza Kitchen, California-style pizza was … Continue reading

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Lowell Farms: America’s First Marijuana Restaurant Opens in WeHo

I was a member of NORML (National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws) for 35 years, freeing the weed–indeed, trying to legalize it. Trying to keep people out of the jails that are populated with real criminals and reprobates. … Continue reading

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Überfest, a New Rock and Roll Oktoberfest is Coming to Brouwerij West in San Pedro

With the future of Torrance’s Alpine Village uncertain, the time is ripe for an evolution in Oktoberfest celebrations. Brouwerij West in San Pedro, already a destination for craft beer and live music, is poised to fit the bill with its … Continue reading

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‘Stu and the Kids’ Fundraiser at ‘Vibiana’ Presented a Variety of Asian Flavors and Star Chefs

Each year, Chef Stuart Skversky’s fundraising effort “Stu and the Kids” brings the best of Los Angeles hospitality together to create an exemplary and abundant sampling feast of Asian and Asian-inspired flavors. This year’s Stu and the Kids–now called Flavors of Asia–held in … Continue reading

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Prost! It’s Oktoberfest at The Red Lion!

Red Lion’s Oktoberfest party starts now with a month of surprises celebrating the famous German holiday, and the tradition is a festival of the senses. We got a lovely Groupon for sausages and beer for 2 for $18.99. The dishes … Continue reading

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Los Angeles Magazine’s “The Food Event” Returns to Saddlerock Ranch in Malibu

Los Angeles magazine’s 14th Annual celebration known as “The Food Event” returns to the bucolic Saddlerock Ranch in Malibu Hills on Sunday, October 13th, from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. The afternoon promises unlimited tastes from some of the best chefs … Continue reading

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Musso and Frank’s Celebrates 100 Year Anniversary with a Star on the Walk of Fame

Last Friday, September 28, 2019 was the anniversary of the most glamorous bastion of old Hollywood, Musso & Frank Grill. At a ceremony in front of the historic restaurant, the grill was honored with the very first star on the … Continue reading

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