By Andy J. Gordon and Jenny Peters KAABOO, an innovative new festival, landed at Del Mar Racetrack (just north of San Diego) throughout the long weekend of September 18 to [...]
By Jenny Peters So what do Emmy nominees do in the jam-packed week leading into the big awards show? They hop in the car and hit all the luxury gifting lounges all around [...]
One of the most anticipated food events of the year took place on a Sunday afternoon in October at the majestic Saddlerock Ranch in the Malibu hills. Los Angeles Magazine puts on this spectacular culinary feast that is simply called The Food Event. The home of Malibu Family Wines, makers of Saddlerock and Semler wines served as the site for this tasting event. More than 40 of the finest restaurants and food purveyors in the greater Los Angeles area provided samples of their menus. Guests tasted some amazing food, drank a variety of wines, beers and cocktails while enjoying a beautiful autumn day at the scenic ranch setting.
The games began on Memorial Day weekend (Sunday, May 25, to be exact) as local businesses along Santa Monica's Main Street came together to raise money to support the street's 14th Annual Summer SOULstice
– to be held on June 21-22 – and to help the Heal the Bay
foundation, by hosting MAINopoly: A Taste of Main Street, which was a foodie version of the classic board game Monopoly.
tequila and Jimmy Shaw’s Loteria Grill
joined forces for a series of tastings that paired food selections with the premium tequila. Herradura
is one of the oldest makers of fine tequilas and Loteria Grill
is well respected in Los Angeles for their authentic Mexican cuisine. What set the series in motion was Shaw’s fondness for the Herradura
brand and his custom designed signature private reserve double barrel reposado that was bottled recently and introduced at the tasting series.
, the historic site of Mexican-American culture and heritage in Downtown Los Angeles was an appropriate location for the 2013 Taste of Mexico
event. Authentic Mexican cuisine, fine booze and live music could be found at the open air site. On this beautiful night, hundreds of attendees enjoyed a diverse array of bite size treats from a who’s who list of Los Angeles restaurants. A number of fine tequila, mezcal and beer companies were also offering cocktails and tastings of their products. The Taste of Mexico Association
, whose goal is to enhance and promote Mexican cuisine, put on a fine culinary evening that showcased some of the best Mexican food and drink in Los Angeles.
While Angelenos may not have noticed that the 17th Annual Hollywood Film Festival came and went from October 17-21, 2013, the world will certainly sit up and take notice of the corresponding Hollywood [...]
On a balmy summer evening in July, Altamed
hosted a themed food and wine event at the beautiful outdoor courtyards of downtown Los Angeles’ Union Station. Altamed
has been delivering quality medical care to the underserved communities of Southern California for more than 40 years. Their fundraising event brought together some of the finest Latino owned restaurants and wineries from the greater LA area as well as elsewhere along the west coast. Guests enjoyed unlimited food and wine in addition to dancing to the music of some talented live acts.
There’s always something happening in the culinary scene in Los Angeles, from sublime fine dining to food truck fun. [...]
It was a big night in Southern California on July 11, 2013, as two iconic brands celebrated with fabulous parties.