Events & Festivals + Food

Bocanova’s End of Summer Party

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To celebrate their fourth birthday and bring in the end of the summer, Bocanova in Oakland, CA will be throwing their annual fundraising dinner event to help support Oakland Fund for the Arts on Thursday, August 29th. Read More

Food

Tuesdays are Date Night at Susan Feninger’s STREET

Dating in the city

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Let’s face it, dating in a city like Los Angeles isn’t easy. First you have to find the right person, then your schedules have to magically align, and just when you think you’re in the clear, you realize you still have to find the right venue. There’s not much we can do to help with the who and when, but Susan Feninger’s STREET in Los Angeles, CA can solve the question of what and where. Read More

Food

Tour de Dessert – Los Angeles

Pasadena to Culver City, LA's got it all

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As the eclectic culinary scene in Los Angeles continues to rage on, it is finally getting the recognition it deserves. The multifaceted culinary melting pot of Los Angeles has been represented and spurred on by the various cultures, talented chefs, and the hungry bellies that define the “Angeleno.” Lucky for us, they didn’t forget the dessert. Read More

Drink + Food + News

Chambers Eat + Drink: New Happy Hour

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Last week, Chambers Eat + Drink, in San Francisco, CA announced the start of their new Happy Hour! Every Tuesday through Friday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. join them for a delicious new menu of “Bar Bites” and drinks. Read More

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Events & Festivals + Food

La Cocina’s San Francisco Street Food Festival and Night Market

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Once a year the greatest eateries in the Bay Area come together to celebrate the diversity and all around amazing-ness of street food. From Mexican tamales and corn on the cob to pita pockets stuffed with all sorts of melt-in-your-mouth goodness, these incredibly talented cooks and chefs are dishing out their best! Read More

Events & Festivals

LA Times – THE TASTE

Event line up!

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LA Times’ THE TASTE is just around the corner so bring your appetite and stretchy pants Labor Day weekend at Paramount Studios! Heres the event line up! Read More

Events & Festivals + Food Drink Report

Celebrate Riesling Wine with a Four-Course Dinner

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This Thursday, August 15th, join Luce Restaurant in San Francisco, CA for a one night celebration of Rieslings! Chef de Cuisine, Daniel Corey, will be preparing an exclusive four-course menu that will be paired with Rieslings from these renowned wineries: Dr. Loosen, Robert Weil, Maximin Grünhaus (von Schubert) and Fritz Haag.  Read More

Food

LeKa relaunched!

with Chef David Feau

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LeKa, from the owners of Wokcano, in downtown Los Angeles announced the addition of Chef David Feau [formerly of The Royce in Pasadena, CA] earlier this summer and we finally got the chance to see and taste what he had in store. Read More

Drink

Blackbird Bar Launches Indian Summer Drink Menu

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It’s mid summer and we’re in the mood for a great cocktail! This Sunday, Blackbird Bar in San Francisco, CA will be launching their new Indian Summer menu featuring an array of uniquely concocted drinks that will satisfy the taste buds of any “parched” individual.  Read More

News

San Francisco and Washington, DC Food Gurus Partner Up

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This summer, two food-focused startups come together to start something… well, genius. Two Degrees, Inc. and Earth Starter are partnering up to help fight childhood hunger in America. How? Through Two Degrees, Earth Starter will donate four meals to children in need for every Nourishmat that’s purchased. Read More

Food

Patina’s Paleo prix fixe menu

A closer look

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The idea of eating healthy or diet food are usually synonymous with cardboard, flavorless, and just friggen gross. But not today folks, Patina in downtown Los Angeles’ Executive Chef Charlies Olalia has announced a Paleo prix fixe menu and with no particular end in sight. As we posted last week, fine dining and diet trends have collided at Patina with this seasonal/rotating menu and at a great value! Here’s a closer look: Read More

Recipes

National Zucchini Day!

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National holiday or not, zucchini is pretty damn delicious. So in honor of National Zucchini Day(Thursday, August 8th) and just eatting zucchini, here’s a fun and healthy no cook vegetarian recipe ala FIG & OLIVE Melrose Place from Executive Chef Pascal Lorange! Read More

Events & Festivals

Taste America – Traveling Food Festival

From the James Beard Foundation

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Join the James Beard Foundation for Taste America: Local Flavor from Coast to Coast in Los Angeles, CA. This five weekend festival promptly hits Los Angeles’ Union Station on Friday, October 11th and Saturday, October 12th featuring award winning chefs Rick Bayless, Nobu Matsuhisa, Michael Cimarusti, Jeremy Fox, and Karen Hatfield. Read More

Events & Festivals

Cheese and charcuterie at Tam O’Shanter

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There’s nothing quite like the experience of salivating with a beautiful platter of artisan cheeses and gorgeously cured charcuterie dancing before you, dang.. that umami. If cheese and charcuterie tickles your fancy Tam O’ Shanter in Los Angeles, CA has announced a new high end cheese and charcuterie program by Executive Chef Mark Kalenderian. Boasting of 10 perfectly matured  international cheeses per menu rotation and a variety of premier meats, this program offers to broaden your fromage palate. Read More