Food Drink Report

More L.A. spots to spend New Year’s Eve

Didn’t like our first list of places to go for New Year’s Eve? How about another one? Here’s a few more spots for you to welcome 2012 across Los Angeles. Read More

Events & Festivals

‘International Fiery Foods Challenge’ at the 7th Annual Los Angeles Travel & Adventure Show

More details are out for the 7th Annual Los Angeles Travel and Adventure Show this January 14 – 15 at the Long Beach Convention Center for the “International Fiery Foods Challenge.” Offering a variety of tasty dishes to sample from around the world, interactive cooking demonstrations on the Culinary Stage, a cooking class, and learn helpful tips for foodies from your favorite travel personalities. Read More

Spend NYE at the Surly Goat in WeHo, Bru Haus’ ‘New Year’s Eve Masquerade Ball’ and ‘New Year’s Day Jammy Jam Brunch’

The Surly Goat, a craft beer centered bar in West Hollywood is hosting a New Year’s Eve party with special pours of hard to get beers like: Firestone 15, Dogfish Head 120 Minute IPA, Lost Abbey Red Poppy and more. Happy hour starts from 6 PM to 8 PM with (selected) $4 drinks. Entrance is free before 8 PM and $20 at the door after, which includes two selected taps and/or well cocktails. Music provided by resident DJs Hey Mesa & Bad Knews. No RSVP required. 7929 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90046.

German style restaurant and bar, Bru Haus on Wilshire in L.A. is having a “New Year’s Eve Masquerade Ball” on Saturday, December 31 from 8 PM to 2 PM. The event features all-you-can drink well drinks and selected beers plus appetizers and dessert (chocolate covered strawberries). Champagne to be provided moments before 2012. $80 pre-sale and $100 at the door. Next morning (if you can get up), the “New Year’s Day Jammy Jam Brunch” will feature items like: brioche French toast and German potato pancakes. Guests dressed in their pajamas (onesies and lingerie) will receive a free shot. 11831 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90025. 310-473-2337.