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Food Truck Round Up for Cancer Research

This just came in the in-box; yet another food truck event is approaching, and this one for a good cause. The John Wayne Cancer Institute and Partners in Progress are bringing together some tasty food trucks for a fund raising event. This Saturday Oct 9th from 4-8pm munch on food from Dim Sum Truck, Shave […]

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Hey Marina del Rey, hit ‘em with your best shot

Today, the Marina del Rey Convention & Visitors Bureau announces the launch of Hit Me With Your Best Shot, its first digital photo hunt. The photo hunt will ask locals and visitors to take the best “shot” of themselves in front of or next to iconic, unique and quirky locations. Digital photogs must take 5-10 […]

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Brentwood Farmer’s Market Farm to Table Tour

The Toyota Hybrid Farm to Table Tour concludes on Sunday October 25 at 9am. Taking place at the Brentwood California Certified Farmers Market, Toyota created the Farm to Table Tour to highlight farmers markets around the country and the benefits they offer their communities, and to celebrate the food produced by each market’s farmers and […]

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National Burger Day at Rustic Canyon

The burger reportedly stared its long, wonderful journey at Louis’ Lunch in New Haven Connecticut. Louis’ has been selling ground beef patties between two pieces of toasted bread to busy office workers since 1900. Burger guru George Motz profiles them in his book Hamburger America, and they are also featured on the DVD that accompanies […]

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Riva Presents Wine Class Dinner Series

Just got word that this dinner was canceled. Stay tuned for a rescheduled date. Enjoy a tailored tasting menu and wine pairing from chef Jason Travi at Riva this Sunday, May 31 at 6:30 PM. They will be pouring Italian wines awarded the Tre Bicchieri by Gambero Rosso magazine. For each wine served they will […]

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Powersliding and free Kogi in Santa Monica

Tomorrow, Levi’s is holding their 3rd annual powersliding event at the Santa Monica pier. In addition to free Kogi, the event will feature the top powersliders in the nation competing against each other, a performance by Matt & Kim, shirts by Hit & Run screen printing, a Polite in Public photo booth, and giveaways to […]

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Los Angeles BBQ Fest – Drink:Eat:Play

Last years BBQ Fest, by event organizer Drink:Eat:Play, was bitter sweet. Sweet because you got to try some finger licking good BBQ without getting on a plane and heading to Kansas City, but bitter because the lines and crowds were just out of control. I was hoping this year, they would forgo the $10 admission […]

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Food, Glorious Food (Fare) – March 12

Join Planned Parenthood at this once-a-year event to sample food and drink from the city’s premier restaurants, wineries, caterers, and beverage purveyors. Enjoy arrangements from the city’s finest florists. Shop for unique gifts. Participate in the Silent Auction featuring vacation packages, entertainment and sporting event tickets, gift certificates and much more. In its 29th year, […]

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La Cachette: Duck, Duck, Fruit!

As part of Zagat Presents, they bring you La Cachette, Duck, Duck, Fruit! Chef-owner Jean Francois Meteigner brings fruit and fowl together for an exclusive four-course paired menu of duck indulgence. $80 for four courses with wine; tax and tip not included. To Reserve call call 310-470-4992 and mention “Zagat Presents”.

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Authentic Tapas at Bar Pintxo

After my trip to Spain, I’ve wondered where I could get close to the same tapas experience here in LA. It’s seemed rather chic the past few years to open up a tapas style restaurant. Sure, Cobra’s & Matadors is sufficient, so is Tosca or Tinto, but they seemed to be lacking that authentic feel […]

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