Category Archive: events

Travel to Chile: Pisco Adventures, Part IV

Like the first evening in Santiago, we headed to the town square of Paihuano for the festivities. We were in the Elqui Valley of Coquimbo, one of the two sanctioned regions that produces… Continue reading

Travel to Chile: Pisco Adventures, Part III

  After a few days of being in Chile, I was starting to get my bearings. We had traveled to Santiago and briefly saw the city before heading to La Sirena which was… Continue reading

Travel to Chile: Pisco Adventures, Part II

On our third day in Chile, we headed over to Pisco Bou Borroeta. While not as large as Capel, they dominate the local region as I saw Bou Barroeta was the house pisco… Continue reading

Travel to Chile: Pisco Adventures, Part I

  Earlier this year I traveled to Chile for National Pisco Day which was actually a week-long party celebrating their national spirit. I’d like to thank Pisco Chile and New Legacy¬†Wine and Spirits… Continue reading

Stu and The Kids Food Festival and Fundraiser Returns to Vibiana on August 5

  Stu and the Kids food fest and fundraiser returns to Vibiana on Sunday, August 5. Chef Stu used to cook in Los Angeles and then he started a charity organization in Thailand… Continue reading

Hollywood: The Hearth and Hound

  I was really excited to check out the Hearth and Hound when it first opened and then the scandal hit. I avoided it as long as possible until Chef April Bloomfield split… Continue reading

California Pizza Festival Debuts in Los Angeles on July 28

    The California Pizza Festival debuts in Los Angeles on Saturday, July 28. The two-day festival will be held at Los Angeles Center Studios in Downtown Los Angeles.¬†Every year I plot how… Continue reading

Bottle Share Nights: How To Build Your Collection

  My bottle share nights series ends with the last one I went to. It was interesting to go to one not conducted by a whiskey club member. This one was a private… Continue reading

Bottle Share Nights: Introduction

  I’ve done a lot of things in my years writing about food and drinks but up until last summer, I wasn’t aware of this phenomenon known as “bottle shares.” I had heard… Continue reading

DTLA: Pearl’s BBQ Arts District

  I recently checked out Pearl’s BBQ over in the Arts District in Downtown Los Angeles. It’s named after owner Dana Blanchard’s grandmother Pearl who had Scottish and Texan roots. She arrived in… Continue reading