FREE Ice Cream from the Tillamook Ice Cream Truck

 Attention citizens of the Westwood area. The Tillamook Ice Cream Tour is hitting the streets and on Thursday, lands at Simplethings in Westwood. The refurbished VW van turned Ice Cream ...

Tablas Creek wine dinner at Waterloo & City

 The tax man cometh. And if you’re lucky enough to be inline for a nice little refund, we’ve got the perfect way to blow that cash you are getting back ...

Ugly Drum Pastrami serving full-time at Mendocino Farms

 Smoked meats, the ultimate indulgence in all carnivorous grub. Anyone can try to do it, given the proper apparatus for smoking. Whether it be a modified BBQ, pit, box, egg, ...

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Get your Italian roots at Scopa in Venice

 It’s no secret that those behind the new Italian spot in Venice ...

American Dim Sum and Cocktails at The Church Key

Chef Steven Fretz is a busy man. After opening up Top Round ...

Los Angeles Cheap Eats – Top Round Roast Beef

As a teenager, we often found ourselves headed out during an off ...

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Chef curated artisanal goods to your door via FareTrade

 The new monthly subscription service known as The FareTrade works with the nation’s most exciting and respected chef talent to curate baskets of small-batch ingredients sourced directly from America’s most progressive artisan producers. It will most likely go down like this. You get home after a long day at the office. Waiting for you on […]

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Garagiste Festival returns to Solvang

 Taking place March 28-30, the Garagiste Festival: Southern Exposure features fifty-six of Santa Ynez Valley’s and Santa Barbara County’s high-quality, limited-production commercial “garagiste” winemakers. Like all Garagiste events, each day will incorporate the festival’s signature tasting seminars, low-crowd experience, high-quality wines, first-time and ‘soon-to-break-out’ discoveries, personal winemaker interaction, and over 20 diverse varietals. The non-profit […]

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Get lucky, a weekend full o’ Irish at Tam O’Shanter

  St. Patrick’s Day falls on Monday this year… as if that will stop the droves of partiers from drinking till the wee hours o’Tuesday morning. There is now an option for those of you wanting to kick it off early. Tam O’Shanter, one of the oldest restaurants in Los Angeles, is turning its annual […]

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Celebrate National Noodle Month at Chi Lin

Did you know that March is National Noodle Month? The world’s oldest known noodles were unearthed in 2002, dating back nearly 4000 years. To this day, noodles are used throughout the world in almost every kitchen. March is your chance to celebrate, and canoodle with your favorite noodle. You have many options of course when […]

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Celebrate Mardi Gras at House of Blues Sunset

Celebrate Mardi Gras this year at the House of Blues on Sunset Blvd with a unique Southern Supper usually reserved for the Gospel Brunch. Then hit up the Foundation Room, which is normally reserved for members only, for a Michael Jackson themed party. Taking place on Fat Tuesday (March 4), start your night off with […]

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Temecula Valley’s World of Wines Barrel Tasting Weekend

A “World of Wine,” in the heart of Southern California. That’s what guests of Temecula Valley’s World of Wines Barrel Tasting Weekend will discover when this beloved annual event returns for the 23rd year on March 1st and 2nd, 2014. Winding down winter and giving guests a sneak-peak at new spring releases, World of Wine […]

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Bacon Bacon Bacon at Los Angeles Cochon555

If last weekend was Jamzilla, then this weekend is Porkzilla. As Cochon555 hits Los Angeles with plenty of pork goodness. The hog rules at this annual event taking place at the Fairmont Miramar Santa Monica on February 23 (4-8pm). Going on its sixth year, Cochon 555 is the nation’s premier culinary tour touting the flavor […]

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First Helms Design District Vintage Boutique Show of 2014

LOS ANGELES — The Helms Design District Vintage Boutique will hold its first show of the year on March 8, 2014 presenting dealers stocked with brand new inventory. With classic, designer and repurposed women’s vintage clothing, vintage jewelry and other accessories, the March Helms show is a fun and easy outing that vintage enthusiasts and […]

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Pre-sale tickets for LA Weekly’s The Essentials

LA Weekly has just announced its line-up for The Essentials: 6th Annual Food and Wine Festival. Taking place March 9 at Downtown’s LA Mart, the event features some of your past favorites from LA Weekly’s 99 Essential Restaurants and includes a slew of new joints too. Each restaurant in attendance will feature a tasty signature […]

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Santa Monica Pier stalwart re-emerges as The Albright

Longtime Santa Monica Pier restaurant, SM Pier Seafood, has officially re-launched as The Albright. After 35 years, the family-owned restaurant has changed hands and has undergone a complete revamp! Of course you can expect an updated menu too, with the usual “locally sourced food”. We’re excited about the extensive craft beer and California wine program. […]

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