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LA Food & Wine 2019 The Great Steakout and BBQ

Saturday night is always the biggest and fanciest bash of LA Food & Wine. They weren’t kidding when they said, “Meat me at LAFW’s Great Steakout and BBQ.” Hosted by Curtis Stone of Gwen, it was a festival for carnivores. … Continue reading

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LA Food and Wine Best in Show: The Bear and Star

The Bear and Star restaurant from Los Olivos owned the tasting events at this year’s LAFW. Located at the Fess Parker Wine Country Inn, the restaurant makes full use of the 14 acre Fess Parker Home Ranch, raising Wagyu cattle, chickens, … Continue reading

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LAFW, LA’s Most Glamorous Food Event Lights up the City August 22 – 26, 2018

It’s that time again! Los Angeles Food and Wine will be bringing us a five-day culinary extravaganza starting Wednesday, August 22, 2018, and culminating Sunday, August 26, 2018, with the Grand Tasting at The Barker Hanger. Now in its eighth … Continue reading

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Highlights from LAFW Sunday Grand Tasting

The weather was nice and cool for LA Food & Wine’s Sunday Grand Tasting at The Barker Hangar in Santa Monica. Hendrick’s Gin was pouring cocktails in the shadow of what appeared top be a giant calliope, staffed with a … Continue reading

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Favorites from Friday Night LAFW’s Night Market on Grand

A huge red carpet was rolled across Grand Avenue over the weekend, adding an elegant flair to the LA Food and Wine festivities, which were held against the dramatic backdrop of the Downtown LA skyline. As usual, there were a … Continue reading

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LAFW Grand Tasting Saturday 2014

Saturday afternoon’s Lexus Grand Tasting was all about elegance and luxury. Held on two soundstages at LA Center Studios, the ambiance was that of a chi chi wedding reception. Chefs brought out high end ingredients, and a greater variety of champagnes were … Continue reading

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LAFW Asian Night Market 2014

Friday night LA Food and Wine’s Asian Night Market lit up downtown with some of the best chefs cooking Asian food in LA, with a nod to San Francisco, New York and Napa. Host Iron Chef Morimoto posed for pictures with … Continue reading

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LAFW 2014 Kicks off with the “Ultimate Bites of LA”

Thursday night LAFW started out with a bang. The party shut down Grand Avenue and brought chefs in from all over the city. The “Ultimate Bites of LA” tasting event presented by Chase Sapphire Preferred was hosted by chatty and down-to-earth Celebrity Chef Graham Elliot. Billy … Continue reading

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Wolfgang Puck’s Sunday Brunch

  Last Sunday was the final day of Wolfgang Puck’s four-day Los Angeles Food and Wine festival. We felt honored to attend the Sunday Brunch and Charity Auction: Wolfgang Puck at the Hotel Bel-Air. The surrounding were luxe, as one would … Continue reading

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LAFW After-Party: Decadence Hosted by Sherry Yard

Sherry Yard is an impish cross between Sherry Lewis and Lambchop, bringing her pink chef’s jacket and bright smile to every Wolfgang Puck event. In past years, her section of the Wine and Food fest was relegated to a little … Continue reading

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