LA Cocktail Classic Farm to Glass Mixology 101

It takes a village effort to produce a mixology event here in Los Angeles and fortunately the talented veteran event producer Dan Silberstein from Drink Eat Play showcased his version the LA Cocktail Classic to a captive Downtown Los Angeles audience at the beautiful and historic Saint Vibiana Cathedral with over 200 liquor brands coupled with mixologists showcasing the best of the Farm to Glass movement that hit the mainstream cocktail world in 2011. Some of the evenings talent providing demonstrations included; Marcos Tello, Matt Biancaniello, Lindsay Nader, and Joe Swifka just to name a few. We have broken down the best of the best of artisan cocktail essentials for making over your liquor cabinet so that you can bring it up to date with current trends in time for summer.

LA Goes Loco for Pink Taco Tuesday

By Adam Rubenstein LA doesn’t need an excuse to eat tacos or does it? Well that depends on who you talk to and if they are a die-hard “Taco Tuesday” fanatic. We recently visited Pink Taco in Century City to get the skinny on their version of “Taco Tuesday” and experience it’s authenticity for ourselves. […]

A perfect pairing at Fab’s Corner Cucina featuring Shai Cellars

The recently remodeled, Fab’s Corner Cucina, is one of the best Italian restaurants in the San Fernando Valley. The culinary team at Fab’s sources the best farm-fresh ingredients and also supports independent winemakers and has extensive wine list and a unique blend of craft beers on tap as well.

Experiencing the Sweet & Savory world of 5 of LA’s great Pastry Chefs at Breadbar

Known for the tastes and smells of fresh baked buns and…

Saddle Peak Lodge “the Saturday SIP” at Cielo’s Outdoor Winebar

Every little thing “saddle peak lodge” does is magic. The location is both rustic and majestic and the menu offers an escape from some of the ordinary California Cuisine that most Angelinos are accustomed too. Since everyone needs an excuse to participate in a Saturday “SIP”, why not spend your Saturday with Cielo Farms and the Saddle Peak Lodge. That is literally like “killing 2 birds with one stone.”

Boneyard Bistro Revisted | Now serving up LA’s best Brews and BBQ

Behind door #1 lies the bistro lounge that people have come to love for the bbq platters, burgers and signature dishes, while the newly unveiled “gastropub lounge” is fully equipped with 42 draft beer selections(plus extensive bottled beer selections) and its simple yet adventurous bar menu is loaded with an array of bbq inspired small plates interwoven with some more exotic bites.

Sak-e it to me: the Trivial Pursuit of the Cheese Wheel

When I got the invite to attend this cheese class I couldn’t say no. The premise for the class was to pair sake flavors with cheese with one goal in mind; to bring out Unami sensations with each bite.

An Island on the Sunset Strip

From our arrival we were greeted with smiles and open arms as well as a personal greeting from Igor Nicolas, the restaurants owner. He wants his guests to feel comfortable and have good time in the process. His passion for his establishment radiates and this is what makes Isla unique as well as a place to experience Latin flavors and positive energy.

Boneyard bistro| A Gastronomic Force to be Reckoned with

Boneyard Bistro is where California bistro cuisine and barbecue collide. The restaurant is located in Sherman Oaks California in the San Fernando valley and is the jump-off point where chef Aaron Robins(chef and co-owner) brings his culinary vision and creativity to patrons and guests from all over the city.

Beers, Buds and a night of culinary debauchery at “The Six,Restaurant | Los Angeles

When you mix together guys night out with a chef and a beer ranger you get trouble. This was the case lastnight when we embarked on “The Six,”, Los Angeles’s newest Westside Gastro Pub. With a creative New American, farm to table approach at its core, Angelinos will experience the allure and pulse of this Westside eatery with Soul.