Category Archive: wine tasting

Westwood: Ten Days Away to LA Loves Alex’s Lemonade Food Festival

  We are now 10 days away from one of my favorite food festivals, LA Loves Alex’s Lemonade.  The food festival at UCLA’s Royce Quad on Saturday, September 14 will feature an all-star… Continue reading

Check Out Los Angeles’ Best Restaurants at Los Angeles Times’ The Taste Labor Day Weekend, August 30 – September 1

  I always look forward to Labor Day Weekend because it’s around my birthday. And it feels like the Los Angeles Times is throwing me a personal party when they bring their food… Continue reading

Los Angeles Food and Wine Begins This Thursday, August 22 through Sunday, August 25

    Los Angeles Food and Wine returns this Thursday, August 22 and runs through Sunday, August 25. The four-day food festival begins with several collaborative dinners on Thursday all over the city.… Continue reading

Chinatown: Santa Barbara’s Hitching Post 2 comes to LA Wine Saturday, August 11 for a BBQ Pop-up

  I, like many others, first heard about Hitching Post 2 from the movie Sideways. And yet in my few travels to the Central Coast region, I never made it to this Santa… Continue reading

DTLA: Stu and the Kids Asian Food Festival Returns on August 4

  Stu and the Kids, Flavors of Asia, food festival returns on Sunday, August 4 to Vibiana in Downtown Los Angeles. It’s one of my favorite food festivals and benefits the orphans from… Continue reading

Santa Barbara: Brunch at Bibi Ji

  I was lucky enough to be in Santa Barbara for Bibi Ji‘s inaugural brunch. The popular Indian restaurant just started brunch service last month and I got to try lamb curry chilaquiles… Continue reading

Hollywood: L’Antica Pizzeria da Michele Is Now Open

    L’Antica Pizzeria da Michele is now open. The famed Neapolitan pizza spot was in the movie, Eat Pray Love and has been open in Italy since 1870. The Hollywood restaurant is… Continue reading

Mid-City: Late Night Pizza at The 3rd Stop

Sometimes when you don’t want to go far from home and you hit up a neighborhood joint. While hanging with a friend, we decided to walk over to  The 3rd Stop. It’s a… Continue reading

Venice: Yours Truly Restaurant from Chef Vartan Abgaryan is Now Open

  Chef Vartan Abgaryan has opened Yours Truly on Abbott Kinney in the old Salt Air space. Yours Truly is serving just wine and beer for now but I love a good low… Continue reading

Pasadena: Check out Masters of Taste on Sunday, April 7

The fourth annual Masters of Taste returns to the Rose Bowl on Sunday, April 7. The food festival benefits Union Station Homeless Services. One hundred percent of the proceeds goes towards USHS. Tickets… Continue reading