Tag Archive: events

Santa Monica: FIG Launches Catering

A couple of weeks ago, FIG in Santa Monica launched catering at the Fairmont Miramar. FIG is one of my favorite restaurants and Chef Ray Garcia kicked off the catering business with an… Continue reading

Chefs VS Bloggers Recap

from L-R: Brook Burton-Lutton, Amanda Baumgarten, Mark Peel, Kat Odell, Darnell Holloway The Western Foodservice and Hospitality Expo is a mecca of panels, samples and wares for sale. One such panel, Chefs versus… Continue reading

This Weekend: The Taste September 2-5

  I wasn’t too happy with the first LA Times Food & Wine Festival last year. But it appears the organizers have listened and by combining forces with the Taste of Beverly Hills… Continue reading

525 DTLA: New Event Space

  There’s a new event space in DTLA. Part art gallery, part space for you to rent for events, 525 DTLA is next to Mas Malo and Seven Grand. I was invited to… Continue reading

Vodvil on Fairfax Now Open

Vodvil opened over the weekend. At its heart, it’s a social gathering place where adults can play games. The idea came about when owner and karaoke enthusiast Joshua Saltman realized nightlight entertainment in… Continue reading

East LA Meets Napa 2011

AltaMed presented their annual East LA Meets Napa fundraiser a few weeks ago at Union Station. I’ve heard about this event for the last few years from Street Gourmet LA and The Glutster… Continue reading

Silverlake Wine’s Blue Monday

  I checked out Silverlake Wine for the first time a couple of weeks ago. They do three tastings a week and on Mondays they do a tasting called Blue Monday. You get… Continue reading

Geeking Out to Gaga

Last weekend, the gay boyfriend threw a party to watch the Gaga HBO special. He requested my Christmas sangria, aka the XXX (for triple booze) sangria. I didn’t have time to soak some… Continue reading

Gays & Dolls: Guerilla Gay Bar Takeover

After hitting up West Hollywood, Los Feliz and San Francisco, the Gays & Dolls are going undercover! We’re hitting up some “straight” bars and taking over. Since the nature of this Gays &… Continue reading

First Locals Night at Whole Foods Venice

The Whole Foods in Venice is possibly the largest I’ve ever seen. Last week they started a new series called “local’s night” in their Local Artisan Corner. The reception featured the photography of… Continue reading