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

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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

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

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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

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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

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LA Magazine Hidden Pop Up Dinner

Hosted by Lexus

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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

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Chambers Eat+Drink Sunday Summer Series

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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

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Micah Wexler honors Maestro Martino at The Residency: Dead Chefs

Tonight at Umamicatessen

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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!

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National Donut Day!

I swear, this one's real!

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Tomorrow and every first Friday of June is National Donut Day! Created by The Salvation Army in 1938 to honor the women who served doughnuts to soldiers during WWI, National Donut Day means donut binging for you! Read More

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Foreign Cinema to Host Plough Wine Group

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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

Events & Festivals + Food

Chipotle Hosts Cultivate Festival in San Francisco!

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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

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Boxing Room and Risibisi: Whole-Goat Dinner

A five-course pre fixe menu featuring Rossotti Ranch Goat.

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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

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15% off at Chambers with a Purchase of ArtPadSF Ticket

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That’s right folks, with a ticket purchase to this year’s ArtPadSF, guests will be treated to 15% off at Chambers Eat + Drink at the Phoenix Hotel in San Francisco, CA! Read More

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Willie Jane at Abbott Kinney

Courtesy of Chef Govind Armstrong and Brad Johnson

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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.

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Open: The Royce Wood-Fired

Fine dining and ambiance at The Royce

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Comfortably nestled in the residential heart of Pasadena, the Langham boasts the refined ambiance and elegance from a forgotten era. The Royce Wood-Fired,  Pasadena, CA remains the  flagship restaurant after its introduction two years ago. Yet one month ago, a new Chef de Cuisine, Anthony Zappola, helmed the operation to create a new take on the American Steakhouse. Complete with aged American beef, Wagyu, Japanese Kobe cuts and a smattering of seafood and vegetables, prepare to be indulged.
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Chef Ricardo Zarate Introduces Paichẽ to Marina del Rey

Peru meets Japan in Marina del Rey!

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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

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Pinkies Up! Afternoon Tea at Mignon

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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

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Sushi Roku celebrates its Sweet Sixteen

Sushi galore!

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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