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The Fare Trade

Artisan foods shipped straight to your door

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The ease of home delivery is undeniable and with the addition of a monthly subscription? Hot dog. The surprise of a monthly gift to yourself can brighten anyones day and now with The Fare Trade, you can sign up to receive specialty artisan foods in the mail. Read More

Events & Festivals

LA Weekly – The Essentials

A quick preview

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On Sunday, March 9th, LA Weekly hosted the The Essentials at the LA Mart in downtown Los Angeles, CA. The event featured over 30 restaurants curated by LA Weekly, celebrating some of the best of the L.A. food scene. Event go-ers enjoyed the rustic Italian of SOTTO to the street tacos of Guerrilla Tacos to the Thai spices of Jitlada. Promptly washing down the flavors of LA, guest enjoyed a variety of libations such as the craft beers of Goose Island, the Backyard lemonade with Sailor Jerrys, and some of Handsome Coffee Roaster’s finest.  After a very brief preview and a tickling of the palate, let’s explore eating LA.

Events & Festivals

Valentines Day with your Sweetie

What to do? What to do?

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Remember that one time – you know, that one time you thought “I don’t need to make plans or reservations for Valentine’s Day and it all worked out”? Right – SAID NO ONE EVER. Here’s a short round up of where to take your sweetie with time to make some rezzies. Read More

Food

Thanksgiving Roundup!

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Winter has finally arrived in Los Angeles – well an LA winter that is. It’s time to stuff our faces and hibernate for Thanksgiving weekend. Read More

Recipes

Thanksgiving Recipe – Warm Brussel Sprout Salad

A la Napa Valley Grille's Taylor Boudreaux

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As fun as Thanksgiving potlucks can be, the question is always “what do I bring?” Here’s a delicious Warm Brussel Sprout Salad from Napa Valley Grille’s Taylor Broudreaux! Yum: Read More

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Food

Badmaash: family recipes and modern interpretations on Indian cuisine

Indian eats in DTLA

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Serving a unique spin on fine Indian cuisine coupled with a variety of unique spirits, Badmaash has some solid eats. Family owned and operated, many of the dishes take after the Punjabi region of India where the Chef was born. Read More

Food

The Church Key Opens in West Hollywood

Innovative American dining hitting Sunset Strip

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A bit of DTLA’s flavor has dropped into West Hollywood, CA at The Church Key. Hitting Sunset Strip, this innovative American cuisine and dining experience comes from the minds of Chef Steven Fretz  and Joseph Sabato – formerly with Michael Mina, and Devon Espinoza of Pour Vous. Guests enjoy a wide variety of tapas size dishes brought to your table by cart (literally a la carte, har har) and an ecclectic menu dishing up internationally inspired cuisine paired with artisan cocktails and adult otterpops! Read More

Food

3rd Annual Los Angeles Food and Wine Festival

Have mercy this post is late..

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The 3rd Annual Los Angeles Food and Wine Festival was as spectacular as ever with the bright lights, celebrities, rivers of wine, and gastronomical genius – it was not a weekend to be missed. Jam packed with the doe-eyed and hungry, this 4 day event boasted of culinary mastery and the endless flow of every varietal of wine.   Read More

Food

FIG & OLIVE unveils farmer’s menu

Meet the farm at your table

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Wendell Berry famously said, “Eating is an agricultural act.” Fig & Olive in Los Angeles, CA embodies this farm to-table ethos with Chef Pascal Lorange’s Farmer’s Menu. At a recent private event, Chef Lorange and founder, Laurent Halasz, invite the very farmers who supply their ingredients to the figurative and literal table to discuss the ethics and inspiration behind farm-to-table cuisine. Read More

Events & Festivals

Food GPS – Fried Chicken Festival

LA's Best + Fried Chicken, what more can you ask for

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Join FoodGPS on Sunday, September 15th from 4PM – 7PM at LOT 613 in the downtown L.A. Arts District for FoodGPS’ Fried Chicken Festival. Showcasing 11 of L.A.’s top chefs and their fried chicken mastery, guests will enjoy a smorgasbord of fried chicken along with side dishes, desserts, craft beer, and cocktails. Read More

Food

Tuesdays are Date Night at Susan Feninger’s STREET

Dating in the city

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Let’s face it, dating in a city like Los Angeles isn’t easy. First you have to find the right person, then your schedules have to magically align, and just when you think you’re in the clear, you realize you still have to find the right venue. There’s not much we can do to help with the who and when, but Susan Feninger’s STREET in Los Angeles, CA can solve the question of what and where. Read More

Food

Tour de Dessert – Los Angeles

Pasadena to Culver City, LA's got it all

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As the eclectic culinary scene in Los Angeles continues to rage on, it is finally getting the recognition it deserves. The multifaceted culinary melting pot of Los Angeles has been represented and spurred on by the various cultures, talented chefs, and the hungry bellies that define the “Angeleno.” Lucky for us, they didn’t forget the dessert. Read More

Events & Festivals

LA Times – THE TASTE

Event line up!

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LA Times’ THE TASTE is just around the corner so bring your appetite and stretchy pants Labor Day weekend at Paramount Studios! Heres the event line up! Read More

Food

LeKa relaunched!

with Chef David Feau

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LeKa, from the owners of Wokcano, in downtown Los Angeles announced the addition of Chef David Feau [formerly of The Royce in Pasadena, CA] earlier this summer and we finally got the chance to see and taste what he had in store. Read More

Food

Patina’s Paleo prix fixe menu

A closer look

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The idea of eating healthy or diet food are usually synonymous with cardboard, flavorless, and just friggen gross. But not today folks, Patina in downtown Los Angeles’ Executive Chef Charlies Olalia has announced a Paleo prix fixe menu and with no particular end in sight. As we posted last week, fine dining and diet trends have collided at Patina with this seasonal/rotating menu and at a great value! Here’s a closer look: Read More

Recipes

National Zucchini Day!

August 8th

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National holiday or not, zucchini is pretty damn delicious. So in honor of National Zucchini Day(Thursday, August 8th) and just eatting zucchini, here’s a fun and healthy no cook vegetarian recipe ala FIG & OLIVE Melrose Place from Executive Chef Pascal Lorange! Read More