It’s apparent that the weather in the Bay Area thus far has been a bit out of the ordinary. It’s actually warm out! Really, really warm. What better way to spend these real summer days than relaxing by poolside? This year, Chambers Eat + Drink and the iconic Phoenix Hotel in San Francisco, CA bring new meaning to “Sunday Funday” with the launch of their Sunday Summer Series. Read More
Join the folks at Bocanova’s “Vinoterica” Wine Club in Oakland, CA this Tuesday, June 18th at 7:00 p.m. for an evening of wine and salmon! Kick-off this summer season with their five-course, prix fixe menu that will highlight fresh, wild and sustainably harvested Pacific salmon with a Latin flair! Read More
Tonight at Umamicatessen
Join Micah Wexler at Umamicatessen in DTLA tonight and every Thursday through August for The Residency – Dead Chefs. This rotating dinner series is Chef Wexler’s homage to past chefs who have advanced and influenced cuisine by “doing something different”. Featuring a broad range of chefs, time periods, countries, and cuisine, tonights dinner pays homage to Maestro Martino, a celebrity chef of his day. Bridging the gap between medieval times and the food of the renaissance, Martino influenced what would be Italian cuisine of today. Through this special one time event, Chef Wexler illustrates a snapshot of culinary evolution through both traditon and inspiration. And here’s our snapshots from our preview!
LA Street Food Fest returns Saturday, June 29th at the Pasadena Rose Bowl. Tickets are available for $50 for general admission and $75 for VIP/early bird access. Boasting of over 100 participants, this event features food trucks, chefs, restaurants, beverages, 2 beer gardens and more. Here’s a sneak peak of some of the tasty treats you will find! Read More
The LA Times has announced the return of THE TASTE Labor Day weekend at Paramount Pictures Studios. Bringing back the exciting events from last year, THE TASTE will continue to highlight the LA food culture. Join the LA Times for unlimited tastings, specialty cocktails, a variety of wines, demos, and more! Tickets are available for Opening Night at $125, all other TASTE events are for $50[early bird]/$85 at the door, and a limited quantity of Weekend Passes for all four Saturday and Sunday events are available for $175. Read More
Cannery Row Brewing Company in Monterey, CA recently announced the newest addition to their culinary staff, executive chef Daniel Furey. Chef Furey, a Connecticut native, joined the team in January and has been cooking up a storm in his new kitchen. Staying true to Cannery Row’s impressive selection of 70+ craft brews, the new menu will continue to feature beer-friendly starters, local seafood and house ground burgers. Read More
Get excited folks! Wine Riot is cruising to San Francisco, CA this Friday, June 7th and Saturday, June 8th! Let’s be honest, sometimes making a trip to the vineyards in Napa can be a little intimidating. Want to learn the ins and outs of wine in a more casual atmosphere? Get your ticket to Wine Riot!
Need an excuse to wine and dine yourself this Thursday? We’ve got one for you! Foreign Cinema in San Francisco, CA will be hosting Plough Wine Group as guest sommeliers to feature their extensive collection of premium wines. Come join in on the exclusive, one-time event! Read More
Join Micah Wexler for his second stint at The Residency at UMAMIcatessen in DTLA now through August. Celebrate the contributions of past iconic culinary figures to the culinary arts of today with this rotating series. This Thursday June 6th, pay homage to Marie Antoine Careme with Chef Wexler’s one time tribute menu. Please call for reservations and seatings. 852 S. Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90014 Read More
This summer, Chipotle is bringing Cultivate Festival to San Francisco, CA on Saturday, June 8th! The one-day festival will include cooking demonstrations by celebrity chefs, live music, local food artisans, regional beer and wines, a special Chipotle festival menu and other activities emphasizing fresh and affordable food made with sustainable ingredients. Read More