Tag Archives: LA Times

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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Favorites from The Taste 2018: Saturday Night

The Taste has become a favorite LA food tradition for Labor Day Weekend. Having spent so many holiday afternoons and evenings experiencing sensory overload in the artificial streets of Paramount Studios, I can now spot them in commercials and TV … Continue reading

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Favorites from Friday Night’s Taste from the LA Times

It was nice to return to the now-familiar Paramount backlot with its small-town storefronts and New York tenement buildings, which still make me think of the cover of Physical Graffiti. In spite of the continuing hot weather, it was evident … Continue reading

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L.A. Becomes the ‘City of Gold’ in Tribute to ‘Times’ Food Writer Jonathan Gold

A citywide participation in a “City of Gold” tribute to Jonathan Gold took place on Saturday, July 28, 2018. Various government, art, entertainment, and other landmark buildings splashed their walls and fountains or gilded their crowns with gold light in honor … Continue reading

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Photo Essay: LA Times Festival of Books

The sun was shining mightily on the LA Times Festival of Books last weekend. There were countless interviews and panels to attend, but that wasn’t the whole show. Writers signed books, vendors plied their wares, and chefs demonstrated their specialties. Oh, … Continue reading

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The Taste: Burgers and Beer

Friday night was the opening event of The 4-day spectacular that is The Taste. There was a choice between Burgers and Beer or a cocktail event, or to try to be Superblogger and make both events. I chose the burger … Continue reading

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