Short Cake serving up savory items

From the collaboration of Short Order’s Christian Page, Nancy Silverton, and Walter Manzke, Short Cake at The Original Farmers Market in L.A. is now serving savory menu items. Short Cake’s new menu offers items such as Parisienne inspired open-faced toasts, salads, croissant sandwiches and savory baked-goods. Guests can also look forward to upcoming gluten free items from head baker Hourie Sahakian. 6333 W. 3rd St. Stall #316, Los Angeles, CA 90036. 323-761-7976.

Photography provided by Short Cake

New cocktail program by Dan Warrilow at Post & Beam

Owner Brad Johnson of BLT Steak & Georgia and Executive Chef Govind Armstrong at Post & Beam in Baldwin Hills, CA introduced a brand new cocktail program yesterday. Headed and designed by mixologist Dan Warrilow(GM of Son of A Gun), Post & Beam will offer a cocktail selection featuring ingredients supporting local farmers and purveyors.

Some of the straightforward yet unique cocktails include “Strawberry Daiquiri” – housemade strawberry-infused Batavia arrack, honey, and lime; and the “Amaretto Sour” – rum, amaretto, and lime. Additionally, a variety of spirits, local wine, and craft beers have been chosen such as Stone Brewing Co. Arrogant Bastard, Smoked Porter and Eagle Rock Manifesto. 3767 Santa Rosalia Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90008. 323-299-5599.

Photography provided by Vanessa Stump Studios

Get free park admission during National Park Week

Get your RVs ready America! National Park Week is April 21 – 29 meaning free park admission to nearly 400 national parks across the U.S. for nine days. This year’s celebration is themed “Picture Yourself in a National Park.” Special events and activities have been planned for NPW, visit for a calendar of events and additional information.

One Market's 'Weekly Beast' dinners

About a year and a half ago, One Market’s chef Mark Dommen (pictured above) and co-founder Michael Dellar came up with “The Weekly Beast” concept spotlighting a different animal. This four-course dinner is still dazzling crowds looking for something different. Chef Dommen’s idea pays tribute to the Michelin-starred restaurant’s philosophy of farm to table. During the month of March, he has already served up beef, lamb, and veal. Come this Friday and Saturday (March 28 and 29) as chef will be cooking up a pig from Devils Gulch Ranch in Nicasio, CA. Read More


Win two tickets to Santa Anita Uncorked


Hey wine, food and horse racing fans! We have two tickets to this Sunday’s Santa Anita Uncorked event brought to you by The Original Wine of the Month Club for a giveaway! The two tickets, valued at $120, include parking, clubhouse admission, race program, wine tasting, and cuisine tasting. Event starts at 12 PM and ends at 4 PM on March 25, 2012. Read More