Celebrate Independence Day with Bruxie

In honor of our forefathers and the birth of the nation, Bruxie will be offering four Fourth of July specials available at 11AM until sold out. Specials included are the  New England Lobster Bruxie – Maine Lobster tossed with mayo, fresh chives and cracked black pepper ($17.76

); the Vermont Apple Pie Bruxie – Warm brown sugar spiced Granny Smith apples, Extra Sharp Vermont Cheddar Cheese and homemade crumble served with Bruxie’s Wisconsin Frozen Custard ($7.95

); the Red, White & Blue Shake – California Strawberry Shake with whipped cream and fresh blueberry drizzle ($5.95); and the new Black Cherry Cane Sugar Soda ($2.50). Available at all Bruxie locations. Old Towne Orange – 292 N. Glassell Street at Palm Avenue; Brea Downtown – 215 W. Birch Street; Rancho Santa Margarita – 22205 El Paseo.

Natural and biodynamic wine focused dinner series at Papilles

Join Papilles for a special dinner tomorrow night, Wednesday, June 27th, for the second installment of dinners featuring all natural and biodynamic wines. With the collaboration of Santos Uy, Chef Tim Carey, and wine distributor Amy Atwood, this weeks dinner will showcase wines of Frank Cornelissen paired with a 4 course market fresh dinner ($69/person). Reservations are recommended. 6221 Franklin Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90028

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Taco Tuesdays at Ion Rooftop Bar & Lounge

Join Ion Rooftop Bar & Lounge at the JW Marriot at L.A. Live for Taco Tuesdays from 5PM – 8PM  until September 4, 2012. Feel the warmth of the summer sun while perched on the rooftop, Downtown L.A. style, with gourmet tacos and drinks poolside. Read More

Pop-up Pizza Tuesdays at Lexington Social House

Starting Tuesday, June 12th, actor and guest chef Adam Tomei will be serving up specialty pizzas at Lexington Social House in Hollywood, CA for Pop-up Pizza Tuesdays! Read More


Tiki Food and Drink Tasting Class at Public School 612

Public School 612 in Downtown Los Angeles is hosting a Tiki Drinks class to kick off the summer on June 26th at 7 PM. This island themed event will showcase tropical dishes such as Spam Nigiri, Poke Coconut, Loco Moco and Pork Belly Poi paired with cocktails such as the Zombi, Singapore Sling and Mai Tai. Space is limited; purchase your tickets($40/person) presale and receive a $10 promotional card to used at a later date. 612 S. Flower St, Los Angeles, CA 90017

Summer Menu at Fig & Olive

Ringing in the summer, Chef Pascal Lorange of Fig & Olive Melrose Place in West Hollywood, introduces his fresh new summer menu. Offering dishes exclusive to the West Hollywood location, Chef Lorange’s menu is inspired by the fresh and beautiful produce available at the farmers market. As the Fig & Olive continues to boast of its use of olive oil rather than butter and cream, here are a couple of the 22 new dishes featured in the bright new summer menu.

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Events & Festivals

Los Angeles Times’ – The Taste

Celebrate Labor Day weekend with the Southern California Culinary scene at The Studios at Paramount for the Los Angeles Times’  The Taste. Hosting 5 exciting events over 3 days, each event features unlimited food and drink tastings from over 40 of L.A.’s top restaurants. The event list also includes a selection of cooking and mixology demos, wine seminars and panel discussions. Tickets are available now at latimes.com/THETASTE for individual events($50) as well as a limited number of tickets for the entire weekend specially priced at $185. A portion of the proceeds will go to Collins College of Hospitality Management at Cal Poly Pomona and the Los Angeles Times Family Fund’s Summer Camp Campaign. 5555 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90038

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Father’s Day Round up

Comparable only to Chuck Norris and the Most Interesting Man in the World, dad kicks ass and takes names.  Here’s our Father’s Day round up in honor of this glorious man:  Read More

Events & Festivals

Golden Road Brewing beer-dinner at Tin Roof Bistro

Designated drivers will cry as limited release beers from Golden Road Brewing pair with Manhattan Beach’s Tin Roof Bistro, on June 14th, 2012 at 7 PM. Talk shop with co-founder Meg Gill while she drinks and eats alongside you. $45 plus tax and gratuity gets your ticket for the meal at 3500 N Sepulveda Blvd. Manhattan Beach, CA 90266. Check the menu for the 5 course dinner Read More

Magnolia Bakery’s 2nd Anniversary

Join Magnolia Bakery in Los Angeles, CA from July 14th-21st for a week long celebration of their 2nd year anniversary! Magnolia Bakery is partnering up with Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation and will be celebrating with a special lemon themed menu showcasing items such as Lemon Cupcake, Lemon Cake, Lemon Bar, Lemon Shortbread Cookie, Lemon Muffin, and Lemonade. 100% of all proceeds from the sale of lemon items will be donated to Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation and its fight against pediatric cancer. 8389 West 3rd Street, Los Angeles, CA 90048