Events & Festivals

Café del REY’s Rockin’ The Red Bar Challenge

Go Red for Women, and sh-sh-shake it!

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Ever wonder just who the best bartender in Los Angeles is? Find out this Thursday, February 28th at CAFÉ del REY’s Rockin’ the Red Bar Challenge, in Marina del Rey, CA! Five of Marina del Rey’s top restaurants – CAFÉ del REY, Hal’s Bar and Grill, Chart House, James Beach and Tony P’s will be represented by their best bartender to compete for the title of “tastiest red cocktail.” These star bartenders will be slinging out their unique mixed drinks using Tito’s Vodka and participating patrons will be able to vote for their favorite! Read More

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Red Rooster at Post & Beam: A Taste of Harlem in Baldwin Hills

A sold out night of reinvented soulful classics and after party!!

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Celebrate Black History Month this Tuesday, February 26th with renowned chef, Marcus Samuelsson, at Post & Beam in Baldwin Hills, CA. For one night only,guest chef, Samuelsson and the kitchen at Post & Beam will be recreating soulful classics from Samuelsson’s signature Red Rooster cuisine, such as Ethiopian Tacos with Injera Bread and Tartare; Braised Oxtail with Fried Plantains; and Crawfish Beignets with a Honey-Beet Tartar Sauce.  This sold out event will be donating a portion of the proceeds generated benefit the Los Angeles chapter of C-CAP (Careers through Culinary Arts Program).  Read More

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The Royce | Wood-Fired Steakhouse

Out with the old, in with the moo

The Royce in the Langham Huntington Hotel in Pasadena, CA has announced a temporary closure until March 15th, 2013. Shifting gears, The Royce will no longer offer the Californian cuisine patrons have come to know and will be showcasing their brand new concept, the new American wood-fired steakhouse serving up the finest selection of seasonal aged American Prime Beef, Australian Wagyu and Five Star Grade Japanese Kobe cuts alongside fresh seafood and steakhouse classics. Read More

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Mendocino Farms- LA Bacon Fest 2013

Can’t get enough bacon and beer!

This year’s inaugural LA Bacon Fest 2013 hosted at the Petersen Auto Museum in Los Angeles, CA went out with a huge oink – – we mean — bang! Who would have known that Los Angeles patrons were as eager as we were to devour ridiculous amounts of bacon? Hmm, wait. Yeah, that should’ve been a given. VIP tickets gave patrons access an hour before the “General Admission” crowd, but we kid you not when we say that the venue was already jam-packed with fellow booze and bacon lovers! Read More

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Public Kitchen & Bar – Academy Awards Screening

Dine like a movie star!

Picture this: you’re walking down the red carpet dressed in this years finest collection, mingling with the stars at the annual Academy Awards … right. That may be a little far out of reach, but this weekend we’ve got a hook-up that’s almost as good. Almost. Public Kitchen & Bar at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel (site ofthe very first Academy Awards in 1929) will be hosting a live telecast on a 15- foot display of the Awards Ceremony this Sunday, February 24th from 5 p.m. until Midnight. Read More

Food

Tinhorn Flats Hollywood

Saddle up! It’s time for a “darn good” burger.

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Yee-haw! Tinhorn Flats, a Burbank original, is bringing the Wild, Wild West to Hollywood, CA! The sleek-meets-rugged saloon and grill is staying close to its roots by offering delicious, reasonable fare, featuring a variety of their renowned “darn good” burgers! Read More

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Valentine’s Day Round Up

Last minute ideas to impress your sweetheart.

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Yikes! Valentine’s Day is just a few days away. Forgot to make plans? No worries! As always, we’ve put together a nice round up for those of you panicking to make a good impression this year. Get cozy with your sweetheart and make this Valentine’s Day a memorable one! XOXO Read More

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Haven Gastropub’s Head-To-Tail Dinners

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How would you spruce up an already fascinating menu that blends old world European cuisine with a modern American twist? Offer a 6-course menu featuring whole pig and lamb! That’s right, Pasadena, CA‘s Haven Gastropub’s Executive Chef, Greg Daniels, has recently added “Head-To-Tail Dinners” to the ever- intriguing Gastropub’s menu. Read More

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Firestone Walker Invitational Beer Fest

For the love of craft beer!

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If you’re a true lover of craft beer then it should tickle your fancy to know that there’s an event where you can “get cozy” with the genius brewmasters who created them. The highly anticipated annual Firestone Walker Invitational Beer Fest is back June 1st in Paso Robles, CA! This year’s event will feature over 40 national as well as international craft breweries and more than 20 local restaurants and their chefs. Enjoy the brews, while munching down on some good eats and listening to live music! Read More

Food

New Year. New You. Part 3

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The first month of the New Year has flashed by. Still on track with a healthier you? There are a variety of options in Los Angeles nowadays that offer incredibly tasty, healthy menu items — but sometimes all you want to do is snuggle up and dine in for a change! Need some inspiration past the pre-mixed salad and vinaigrette dressing for your next in-home meal? Matthew Kenney Culinary in Santa Monica, CA is now offering their Weekend Intensive raw foods preparation courses that will help enlighten the health-nut in you! Read More