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
Los Angeles Magazine hosted the Hidden Pop up dinner, in part hosted by Lexus, at Malibu Café in Calamigos Ranch, CA. The atmosphere was reminiscent of a family barbecue, relaxed with a touch of elegance that any event hosted by Lexus and LA Magazine always lend. Read More
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
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!
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
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
A five-course pre fixe menu featuring Rossotti Ranch Goat.
Join Boxing Room’s Executive Chef Justin Simoneaux and Chef Brian West of Risibisi this Monday, May 20th, when they present their Whole-Goat Dinner! The first time event will take place at Boxing Room in San Francisco, CA with seatings at 6:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Read More
Restaurateur Brad Johnson, Director of Operations David Borrego, and Executive Chef Govind Armstrong have opened Willie Jane, a new restaurant to join Abbott Kinney at 1031 Abbott Kinney Boulevard. The restaurant will serve up Chef Armstrong’s take on family style Southern American cuisine focusing on low country coastal dishes. The beverage program will focus on a specialty collection of bourbon and a seasonal cocktail menu with Southern classics. 1031 Abbott Kinney Blvd., Venice, CA 90291.
Photo credit – Nico Marques.
Peru meets Japan in Marina del Rey!
Did you know that Peru has the largest Japanese community outside of Japan? No? Well, neither did we! Chef Ricardo Zarate along with partner Stephane Bombet have done it again with the opening of their third restaurant, Paichẽ, a Peruvian izakaya in Marina del Rey, CA! Read More
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
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
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
Yee-haw! Tinhorn Flats, a Burbank original, is bringing the Wild, Wild West to Hollywood, CA! The sleek-meets-rugged saloon and grill is staying close to its roots by offering delicious, reasonable fare, featuring a variety of their renowned “darn good” burgers! Read More
The first month of the New Year has flashed by. Still on track with a healthier you? There are a variety of options in Los Angeles nowadays that offer incredibly tasty, healthy menu items — but sometimes all you want to do is snuggle up and dine in for a change! Need some inspiration past the pre-mixed salad and vinaigrette dressing for your next in-home meal? Matthew Kenney Culinary in Santa Monica, CA is now offering their Weekend Intensive raw foods preparation courses that will help enlighten the health-nut in you! Read More