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Taste America – Traveling Food Festival

From the James Beard Foundation

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Join the James Beard Foundation for Taste America: Local Flavor from Coast to Coast in Los Angeles, CA. This five weekend festival promptly hits Los Angeles’ Union Station on Friday, October 11th and Saturday, October 12th featuring award winning chefs Rick Bayless, Nobu Matsuhisa, Michael Cimarusti, Jeremy Fox, and Karen Hatfield. Read More

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Cheese and charcuterie at Tam O’Shanter

Say cheese!

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There’s nothing quite like the experience of salivating with a beautiful platter of artisan cheeses and gorgeously cured charcuterie dancing before you, dang.. that umami. If cheese and charcuterie tickles your fancy Tam O’ Shanter in Los Angeles, CA has announced a new high end cheese and charcuterie program by Executive Chef Mark Kalenderian. Boasting of 10 perfectly matured  international cheeses per menu rotation and a variety of premier meats, this program offers to broaden your fromage palate. Read More

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CHAYA Brasserie’s Family Affair Anniversary Menu

And it gets scandalous...

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Ok, not really scandalous, but there is a delicate prix fixe menu involved! Join CHAYA Brasserie Beverly Hills in Beverly Hills, CA from August 5-31, 2013 for their “Family Affair” Anniversary Menu celebrating CHAYA’s 30th anniversary in the U.S. as well as CHAYA’s 400 years of Japanese history. Read More

Paleo menu at Patina

Diet while dining out

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As the fitness craze continues and Angelenos find themselves perpetually dieting and exercising, we all know the struggle of dieting while eating out. If you are following one of the more recent diet trends - the Paleo diet – a diet focused on consuming foods from our hunter-gatherer ancestors of the Paleolithic era, avoiding processed foods i.e. dairy, cereal grains, refined sugars, etc. and promoting weightloss and a number of health benefits; boy oh boy, its your lucky day!  Read More

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LA Magazine Hidden Pop Up Dinner

Hosted by Lexus

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Los Angeles Magazine hosted the Hidden Pop up dinner, in part hosted by Lexus, at Malibu Café in Calamigos Ranch, CA. The atmosphere was reminiscent of a family barbecue, relaxed with a touch of elegance that any event hosted by Lexus and LA Magazine always lend. Read More

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Superba Snack Bar turns 1!

Thursday August 8th

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Celebrate Superba Snack Bar in Venice, CA‘s first birthday with a fancy dinner on Thursday, August 8th from 6PM – 10PM. Bring out the stretchy pants and enjoy a six course prix fix menu from the brillant minds of LA’s best. Read More

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Happy 2nd birthday Wirtshaus!

Saturday July 27th

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Party with Wirtshaus in Los Angeles, CA as they turn 2 on Saturday, July 27th from 3:00PM – 12:00AM. Guests can enjoy live German music, beer, classic Wirtshaus dishes, and the schnitzel special like the signature, the ”Wirtshaus Schnitzel” Read More
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Beachwood BBQ’s SourFest Returns!

With the best sour beers around!

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Beachwood BBQ in Long Beach and Seal Beach, CA welcomes the return of SourFest starting Tuesday, September 3rd to Sunday, September 8th. With both locations serving sours on every tap, owner Gabriel Gordon will showcase and serve an extensive and unique selection of sour beers. Read More

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National Tequila Day!!!

Tomorrow, July 24th

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Some of the craziest stories are thanks to our good friend Tequila, so lets drink in honor of it tomorrow and go streaking! Here are a few ways you can enjoy this titilating beverage! Read More

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Los Angeles Food and Wine Festival

We know you've been waiting all year..

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It’s back and it’s as big as ever! The Los Angeles Food and Wine Festival returns for its 3rd year celebrating food and eating in all its glory! Join foodies, chefs, and anyone who’s hungry from August 22-25, 2013 throughout Los Angeles, CA for satisfaction and fun! Read More

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Crustacean Food Fair at CHAYA Venice

East meets West meets Seafood

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Join CHAYA Venice in Venice, CA for a month long feast of most things under the sea! From August 5 – 31st, CHAYA will host their annual “Crustacean Food Fair” showcasing seafood-centric dishes. Read More

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LA Street Food Fest

Hot hot hot!

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Between navigating through traffic, fighting for parking spots, and hurdling over foodies and photographers - getting a bite to eat in the sprawl of LA can be a little troublesome. Routinely asking yourself: “What’s good around here?” The answer is: “Everything.” The LA Street Food Fest returns for a fourth year at The Rose Bowl (Pasadena ,California), hosting over 100 vendors to feed your incredibly needy palate. As with each year, LA Street Food Fest presents us with a variety of culture through it’s food vendors. Read More

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Micah Wexler honors Maestro Martino at The Residency: Dead Chefs

Tonight at Umamicatessen

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Join Micah Wexler at Umamicatessen in DTLA tonight and every Thursday through August for The Residency – Dead Chefs. This rotating dinner series is Chef Wexler’s homage to past chefs who have advanced and influenced cuisine by ”doing something different”. Featuring a broad range of chefs, time periods, countries, and cuisine, tonights dinner pays homage to Maestro Martino, a celebrity chef of his day. Bridging the gap between medieval times and the food of the renaissance, Martino influenced what would be Italian cuisine of today. Through this special one time event, Chef Wexler illustrates a snapshot of culinary evolution through both traditon and inspiration. And here’s our snapshots from our preview!

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LA Street Food Fest

Takin' it to the streets

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LA Street Food Fest returns Saturday, June 29th at the Pasadena Rose Bowl. Tickets are available for $50 for general admission and $75 for VIP/early bird access. Boasting of over 100 participants, this event features food trucks, chefs, restaurants, beverages, 2 beer gardens and more. Here’s a sneak peak of some of the tasty treats you will find! Read More

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LA Times The Taste Returns

Mark your calendars!!

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The LA Times has announced the return of THE TASTE Labor Day weekend at Paramount Pictures Studios. Bringing back the exciting events from last year, THE TASTE will continue to highlight the LA food culture. Join the LA Times for unlimited tastings, specialty cocktails, a variety of wines, demos, and more! Tickets are available for Opening Night at $125, all other TASTE events are  for $50[early bird]/$85 at the door, and a limited quantity of Weekend Passes for all four Saturday and Sunday events are available for $175. Read More

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National Donut Day!

I swear, this one's real!

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Tomorrow and every first Friday of June is National Donut Day! Created by The Salvation Army in 1938 to honor the women who served doughnuts to soldiers during WWI, National Donut Day means donut binging for you! Read More