Shopikon launches in San Francisco, CA

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Whether you’re new to the area, just visiting or a local yourself, finding the sweetest spots in such a compact city can be a daunting task if you don’t know where to look. Skipping the chain stores and discovering the city’s independent “hidden” gems couldn’t be easier with Shopikon, an online shopping guide, launching this past week in San Francisco, CA! Read More

Events & Festivals + Food Drink Report

Silverado Resort and Spa launches Winemaker Dinner Series

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We all know that several of the best Californian-made wines come from Napa. Aside from Napa though, just who are the people behind these incredible wines? Starting this month, Silverado’s Royal Oak Restaurant in Napa, CA, will host the Winemaker Dinner Series, in which patrons will not only be able to feast on a four-course menu paired with a variety of specific Napa Valley wines but they’ll also be able to meet and interact with the featured winemaker themselves! Read More

Food

Pinkies Up! Afternoon Tea at Mignon

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Be honest. Even as an adult, the private tea parties you used to host, with special guests Mr. Buttons the fluffy rabbit and Rainbow the unicorn, and hey, even Mr. G.I. Joe the toy soldier, still bring back fond memories. Who hasn’t wanted to take part in a proper tea party? Well now you’re in luck, and no you don’t have to travel all the way to Europe to “be a guest, and put the service to the test!” Mignon, Los Angeles, CA – known for their take on Old World, rustic French cuisine, fine artisanal cheeses and charcuterie – has launched their Afternoon Tea series! Read More

Easter round up!

More than chocolate eggs and bunnies

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So when exactly did they move Easter to March? If you’re like me, confused and just realized Easter is this coming Sunday, here’s our Easter round up to help a brotha out! Read More

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Food

Sushi Roku celebrates its Sweet Sixteen

Sushi galore!

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Let’s face it; any reason to celebrate with sushi is always a good one. An elegant and creative sushi meal for an amazing deal? Even better. This month, Sushi Roku in Los Angeles, CA is celebrating their 16th anniversary and the deals, well, couldn’t get any better! Join them until the end of March for their Sweet Sixteen menu, featuring both classic fan-favorites as well as some brand new creations. Read More

Events & Festivals

St. Patrick’s Day Round Up

Green beer anyone?

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With little in the Los Angeles River to dye green, Angelinos will have to find another way to express their zeal for the upcoming St. Patrick’s Day, Sunday March 17th. Yeah, yeah, we know. You already had plans: getting trashed and binging on corned beef and soda bread. Old habits die hard. The gift of blarney not withstanding, there is plenty worth talking about as far as St. patty’s day festivities around Los Angeles. Read More

Events & Festivals

Chef Ricardo Zarate – 4G4Hope

Help fight child hunger!

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No child should ever go hungry. That’s a given. What’s not is the fact that in today’s age child hunger is an on going epidemic. Chef Ricardo Zarate is on a mission to help end it by participating in 4G4Hope, a competition Angeleno magazine, Verizon and Samsung are sponsoring to gift one of four local celebrities top prize of $10,000 to give to the charity of their choice. Read More

Food

Marcona on Melrose Revamps for Year Two New décor

New sammies and a new chef!

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Marcona, Melrose, CA— an East Coast meets West Coast gourmet sandwich eatery with Mediterranean influences, is celebrating their first birthday this year with a completely new revamp! Last week they announced their temporary closure from Monday March 11th until Wednesday March 20th. What will be new to Marcona? A new interior that will soon include a strong drip coffee program as well as an iced- coffee system, a revised menu with new sandwiches and sides and the introduction of their new chef, Andy Sonnefeld, a Phili expat with an impressive culinary background! Read More

Food

“Business Lunch” at Drago Centro

New prix fixe lunch menu!

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For the businessman or woman looking to stop in for a more gourmet lunch, check out Drago Centro in Downtown, Los Angeles for their new prix fixe “Business Lunch” menu by Chef Celestino Drago and Chef de Cuisine Ian Gresik. Read More