Events & Festivals

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

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

Post and Beam

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

Events & Festivals

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

Events & Festivals

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

Events & Festivals

Valentine’s Day Round Up

Last minute ideas to impress your sweetheart.

Fraise des Bois

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

advertisement
Events & Festivals

Haven Gastropub’s Head-To-Tail Dinners

LAMB_BELLY

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

Events & Festivals

Firestone Walker Invitational Beer Fest

For the love of craft beer!

FWIBF Pour_Credit Bernie Wire

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

Events & Festivals

Bock Fest 2013

Bock Fest 2013

If your New Year’s resolution wasn’t to go out and try as many new beers as you could possibly handle — it should have been! Bock Fest 2013 is coming to LA on January 26th from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. Taste a large array of uniquely brewed beers, grab a souvenir glass mug and vote for your favorite Bock! Read More

Events & Festivals

CAFÉ del REY’s Bourbon-Pairing Dinner with Heaven Hill Distilleries

Warm up this cold winter with a little bourbon!

Cafe del Rey

Is it just us or has Southern California seemed a bit chilly these past few weeks? Bring on the sun… or better yet, bring on the bourbon! CAFÉ del REY in Marina del Rey, CA welcomes Heaven Hill Distilleries to their exclusive “Shine by the Sea” dining event on Thursday, February 7th. Executive Chef Daniel Roberts will be dishing out an impressive four-course menu designed around the heavenly, bone-warming liquor itself. Read More

Events & Festivals

Time to dineLA again – Jan. 21 – Feb 1.

"Eat your heart out LA" - starting with The Parish, FIG & OLIVE, and Napa Valley Grille

Parish - restaurant week

Once a year the foodie heavens decide to grace us with a little mercy. For a week, fine dining becomes ridiculously affordable. The restaurants that you always thought were a little out of your price range are now … well, not! From January 21 st through February 1st, locals and visitors alike will get to taste some of Los Angeles’ diverse culinary scene, featuring some of the most noteworthy restaurants the city has to offer with dineLA Restaurant Week. From Spanish Salt-cured Tuna with Duck Fat Potatoes to house made Mushroom Agnolotti, we’ve got the scoop on 3 renowned eateries and the mouth-watering dishes they’ll be serving up! Read More

Events & Festivals

Inaugural L.A. Bacon Fest

Mendocino Farms LA Bacon Fest

Bacon. Perhaps the best cut of meat that has ever graced us carnivorous beings, this smoky, briny form of perfection is coming to us full throttle. For the bacon lover in us all, it’s time to rejoice! On Saturday, February 9th, the Petersen Museum in Los Angeles, CA will be hosting Mendocino Farms’ inaugural LA Bacon Festival from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m. Read More

Events & Festivals

Cochon555 Fifth Anniversary Tour

Here piggy, piggy, piggy...

LA 2012

The undeniable and overwhelming love of pork is not to be understated as the reign of bacon and all other pork products surely is upon us- and with no end in sight. Celebrating the all mighty pig is the fifth anniversary tour of Cochon555 where 5 chefs, 5 pigs, and 5 wineries compete  in a nose to tail cook off promoting sustainable farming of heritage breed pigs. This year’s tour hits 10 cities and promptly lands at the House of Blues in Los Angeles, CA May 5th. Guests will be treated to a pork feast of seven whole heritage pigs and the winning chef will then move on to compete at the Grand Cochon at the Food and Wine Classic in Aspen.

Read More

Events & Festivals

Abigaile’s Kitchen Takeover

A monthly showcase

DSC_0115 copy

If you’ve been searching for great tasting menus featuring a variety of renowned LA based chefs, look no further — Abigaile  in Hermosa Beach, CA is bringing them to you! On Wednesday, December 12th, this beachside restaurant and brewery launched the first of their monthly Kitchen Takeover’s, showcasing six distinguished chefs from around the Los Angeles area. Each chef prepared a unique dish that celebrated their personal style, while incorporating local flavors of the season. Read More

Events & Festivals

Beachwood BBQ, Seal Beach, celebrates 6th Anniversary

“Where The Fork… Meets The Pork.”

beachwwod_bbq_01_33616_final

Barbequed pork and craft beers… A match made in piggy heaven? From Tuesday, December 18th until Sunday, December 23rd, Beachwood BBQ in Seal Beach, CA will be celebrating its 6th Anniversary with their “WinterFest 2012” event. Each day after 5 p.m., Beachwood BBQ will serve up a pre-fixe, four-course menu for just $35 per person. You can rest assured this will include pork… and lots of it! Read More

Events & Festivals

STREET’s 8 Days of Latke

Susan 1

Potato, po-tat-o! Celebrate the Festival of Lights this year with “Chanukah 2012 8 Days of Latkes” at Susan Feniger’s STREET in Los Angeles, CA. From Saturday, December 8th, until Sunday, December 16th, STREET will
be dishing up eight of the classic potato pancakes — each with an innovative global twist! Read More

Events & Festivals

“Ceviche Nights” from Chef Ricardo Zarate’s restaurant concept Paiche

Albacore Ceviche - Ryan Tanaka Credit

Ceviche, ceviche, ceviche! Renowned chef Ricardo Zarate, most acclaimed for his innovative infusion of traditional Peruvian and Japanese styled techniques and flavors, along with Food GPS welcome guest chefs and breweries to traverse the art of ceviche during “Ceviche Nights” at Mo-chica in DTLA on Sunday, December 16th. Read More

Events & Festivals

Winter Truffle Affair at Chaya

It IS the most wonderful time of the year..

ChayaTruffles

Join Chaya in Beverly Hills, CA, DTLA, and Venice, CA for the Winter Truffle Affair. That’s right, I said truffle. This mouth-watering and exceedingly umami event is on now until December 15th. Read More

Events & Festivals

Bru Haus Toy Drive and Holiday Bru Bash

'Tis the season of giving and drinking

Sliders

This holiday season get into the act of giving! BRÜ HAUS of Los Angeles, CA along with Children’s Institute Inc. are proud to announce the return of their annual Toy Drive! Between December 1st and December 13th, BRÜ HAUS will be accepting new, unwrapped toys for Children’s Institute’s “Barrel of Fun”.  Monetary donations are also appreciated! Every benefactor that donates $10 will receive a complimentary holiday shot as well as a pass to BRÜ HAUS Holiday BRÜ Bash on December 13th at 7:30 p.m. Read More

Events & Festivals

Tea on Top at WP24

It’s tea-time and no, we’re not talking about golf.

WP24 Holiday Tea 2 Lo

The Ritz-Carlton in Los Angeles, CA recently announced the launch of their new Afternoon Tea series “Tea at the Top”. The events will be held in The Ritz-Carlton’s signature restaurant, WP24 by Wolfgang Puck,  presenting themed tea offerings at select times throughout the year, beginning with tea menus inspired by the holiday season. Read More