It's the mother load...
It’s that time again, celebrating and honoring the women who raised us, fed us, and made sure the bed bugs didn’t bite. Although mommy is there for us all 365 days a year, Mother’s Day reminds us to show how much we love and appreciate her, but how do we top last year?! No, seriously.. how? Where do we even start? Here are some options:
This Sunday, April 27th, HALL Wines in St. Helena, California will be hosting their 4th annual “Hall Cabernet Cookoff”. Thirteen chef-teams will be competing to support a local charity of their choice by preparing a series of their finest “small bites” to pair with the newly released HALL 2010 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon! Read More
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
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
49er's vs Ravens... vs Hunger
Game day is almost here and whether you’re a Niners fan, a Ravens fan or watching for the Destiny’s Child reunion, we can all agree that getting in on that game day grub is every bit as important. So here’s a round up of tasty tailgating treats to help you get started. Touch down. Read More
It's game time!
Hut, Hut, Hike! Whether you’re a Niner’s fan or a Raven at heart, come watch the big game Sunday, February 3rd at Shore Hotel in Santa Monica, CA. This modern, chic beachfront hotel is offering their Shore’s Sideline Super Bowl Package to all who want to watch and celebrate Super Bowl XLVII with some serious style. The package includes bottomless mimosas, overnight accommodations, pizza, wings and entrance to Shore Hotel’s NFL Super Bowl XLVII Sunday viewing party starting at just $299! Read More
With the diversity of food nowadays it’s hard to take a step back from whatever delicious morsel you’re about to devour and realize just how broken the food system actually is. “More than 1 billion people are obese, nearly 1 billion people go to bed hungry every night and at least 2 billion people suffer from micronutrient deficiencies.” We know — that’s a lot to take in. However, we’re staying hopeful and you should too. Up to the challenge of changing this, agricultural experts Ellen Gustafson and Danielle Nierenberg will be launching their new campaign, Food Tank: The Food Think Tank on Thursday, January 10th. Read More
Halloween is just around the corner and of course it lands on a Wednesday. What better way to celebrate All Hollows Eve on a weeknight than by gorging yourself with Halloween themed food and drinks! Let’s see what we’ve got around town… Read More
We love breakfast, yes we do! We love breakfast, how about you?!
Yet another national holi-month is upon us and this time we’re chowing down on mountains of breakfast for National Breakfast Month! How can you deny yourself that crispy bacon or the gooey yolk of a fried egg any longer? Well, deny thy self no more, let’s celebrate! Read More
SEPTEMBER 4 – 30, 2012
Join CHAYA Venice in Venice, CA for their 17th annual Garlic Fair through the month of September. CHAYA Executive Corporate Chef Shigefumi Tachibe offers yet another inventive garlic-centric tasting menu available alongside the dinner menu in both the dining room and bar/lounge area. Read More
- Monsieur Marcel Malbec Rose 2011 Pays D’Oc
- Cuvee du Golf de Saint Tropez Cotes-de-Provence 2011
- Tavel Vignobles du Soleil 2010
- A selection of Monsieur Marcel brand tapenades, including Black Olive, Caponata & Lemon Artichoke
6333 W. 3rd Street, Los Angeles, CA 90036.
Cot dangit, it's hot
Just as we silly Californian’s thought we had narrowly escaped the summer scorchers, August has brought on the usual heat wave. Cool down with a different type of frozen treat – the savory kind.
- Lobster Ice Cream at Cousins Maine Lobster – butter lobster wrapped in rich vanilla ice cream for a sweet and salty combination.
- Spiked Gelato at Enoteca Drago – enjoy boozy gelato served in Earl Grey Fennel Gin and Espresso Downtown Brown Ale flavors.
- Porc Phat at L.A. Creamery - Bacon and ice cream – Iberico lardo, sweet Asian pears, hazelnuts, and pure mint gel. ‘Nuff said.
- Black Sesame at Sweet Rose Creamery – Black Sesame Ice Cream made with Meiji Tofu soy milk
Photo Courtesy of Cousins Maine Lobster – Lobster ice cream