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Friday

Christmas Beer Tasting, Part I
Taste Christmas beers from Deschutes, Sierra Nevada, Sam Adams, Port Brewing, Stone Brewing Co. and The Bruery.
Cost: $5
When: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Where: Pacific Park Market, 27792 Aliso Creek Road 
Suite B100, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656

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Food

‘The Royce at the Langham’s’ Chef de Cuisine David Féau

From farming to fine dining

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Chef David Féau‘s long list of culinary accomplishments range from Corporate Executive Chef of the Patina group, former protégé of Guy Savoy, and he was named one of the six best chefs in France under 30 by Le Chef Magazine. Chef David now finds himself as the Chef de Cuisine of The Royce at the Langham Huntington Hotel in Pasadena, CA introducing a new kind of fine dining cuisine to the Angeleno palate. Read More

Dripp coffee shop announces opening

Dripp, a new boutique coffee bar is opening in Chino Hills later this month. Coffees from a slow drip bar will be complimented with ice cream sandwiches. The coffee selection comes from around the world and they grind all their beans fresh, manually pull all shots, handcraft every espresso drink, and hand drip to order every cup of coffee.

Events & Festivals

‘Cupcake + Art,’ a vegan cupcake competition with cupcake-themed art show

Ten vegan bakers competing for the title of 'best vegan cupcake' in L.A.

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The ladies behind Urban Food Crawl, a weekly vegan food tour of downtown L.A., are back with another vegan-friendly event called “Cupcake + Art“, a vegan cupcake competition where you get to be the judge. The event plans to feature ten bakers from the Los Angeles area competing for the title of the best vegan cupcake around town. The participating bakers include Food Network’s Cupcake Wars’ Kim Aeck and Kim Thurman of Bake You Happy, Clara Polito of Clara’s Cakes, and more. We have details from organizer Jen Bardekoff, and a definition of what makes a ‘vegan’ dish vegan from the Internet’s most infamous vegan blogger. Read More