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Easter round up!

More than chocolate eggs and bunnies

So when exactly did they move Easter to March? If you’re like me, confused and just realized Easter is this coming Sunday, here’s our Easter round up to help a brotha out! Read More

Food

Sushi Roku celebrates its Sweet Sixteen

Sushi galore!

Let’s face it; any reason to celebrate with sushi is always a good one. An elegant and creative sushi meal for an amazing deal? Even better. This month, Sushi Roku in Los Angeles, CA is celebrating their 16th anniversary and the deals, well, couldn’t get any better! Join them until the end of March for their Sweet Sixteen menu, featuring both classic fan-favorites as well as some brand new creations. Read More

Events & Festivals

St. Patrick’s Day Round Up

Green beer anyone?

With little in the Los Angeles River to dye green, Angelinos will have to find another way to express their zeal for the upcoming St. Patrick’s Day, Sunday March 17th. Yeah, yeah, we know. You already had plans: getting trashed and binging on corned beef and soda bread. Old habits die hard. The gift of blarney not withstanding, there is plenty worth talking about as far as St. patty’s day festivities around Los Angeles. Read More

Events & Festivals

Chef Ricardo Zarate – 4G4Hope

Help fight child hunger!

No child should ever go hungry. That’s a given. What’s not is the fact that in today’s age child hunger is an on going epidemic. Chef Ricardo Zarate is on a mission to help end it by participating in 4G4Hope, a competition Angeleno magazine, Verizon and Samsung are sponsoring to gift one of four local celebrities top prize of $10,000 to give to the charity of their choice. Read More

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Marcona on Melrose Revamps for Year Two New décor

New sammies and a new chef!

Marcona, Melrose, CA— an East Coast meets West Coast gourmet sandwich eatery with Mediterranean influences, is celebrating their first birthday this year with a completely new revamp! Last week they announced their temporary closure from Monday March 11th until Wednesday March 20th. What will be new to Marcona? A new interior that will soon include a strong drip coffee program as well as an iced- coffee system, a revised menu with new sandwiches and sides and the introduction of their new chef, Andy Sonnefeld, a Phili expat with an impressive culinary background! Read More

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“Business Lunch” at Drago Centro

New prix fixe lunch menu!

For the businessman or woman looking to stop in for a more gourmet lunch, check out Drago Centro in Downtown, Los Angeles for their new prix fixe “Business Lunch” menu by Chef Celestino Drago and Chef de Cuisine Ian Gresik. Read More

Events & Festivals

Café del REY’s Rockin’ The Red Bar Challenge

Go Red for Women, and sh-sh-shake it!

Ever wonder just who the best bartender in Los Angeles is? Find out this Thursday, February 28th at CAFÉ del REY’s Rockin’ the Red Bar Challenge, in Marina del Rey, CA! Five of Marina del Rey’s top restaurants – CAFÉ del REY, Hal’s Bar and Grill, Chart House, James Beach and Tony P’s will be represented by their best bartender to compete for the title of “tastiest red cocktail.” These star bartenders will be slinging out their unique mixed drinks using Tito’s Vodka and participating patrons will be able to vote for their favorite! Read More

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Red Rooster at Post & Beam: A Taste of Harlem in Baldwin Hills

A sold out night of reinvented soulful classics and after party!!

Celebrate Black History Month this Tuesday, February 26th with renowned chef, Marcus Samuelsson, at Post & Beam in Baldwin Hills, CA. For one night only,guest chef, Samuelsson and the kitchen at Post & Beam will be recreating soulful classics from Samuelsson’s signature Red Rooster cuisine, such as Ethiopian Tacos with Injera Bread and Tartare; Braised Oxtail with Fried Plantains; and Crawfish Beignets with a Honey-Beet Tartar Sauce.  This sold out event will be donating a portion of the proceeds generated benefit the Los Angeles chapter of C-CAP (Careers through Culinary Arts Program).  Read More

Food

Tinhorn Flats Hollywood

Saddle up! It’s time for a “darn good” burger.

Yee-haw! Tinhorn Flats, a Burbank original, is bringing the Wild, Wild West to Hollywood, CA! The sleek-meets-rugged saloon and grill is staying close to its roots by offering delicious, reasonable fare, featuring a variety of their renowned “darn good” burgers! Read More

Events & Festivals

Valentine’s Day Round Up

Last minute ideas to impress your sweetheart.

Yikes! Valentine’s Day is just a few days away. Forgot to make plans? No worries! As always, we’ve put together a nice round up for those of you panicking to make a good impression this year. Get cozy with your sweetheart and make this Valentine’s Day a memorable one! XOXO Read More

Events & Festivals

Haven Gastropub’s Head-To-Tail Dinners

Get your roast on!

How would you spruce up an already fascinating menu that blends old world European cuisine with a modern American twist? Offer a 6-course menu featuring whole pig and lamb! That’s right, Pasadena, CA‘s Haven Gastropub’s Executive Chef, Greg Daniels, has recently added “Head-To-Tail Dinners” to the ever- intriguing Gastropub’s menu. Read More

Events & Festivals

Firestone Walker Invitational Beer Fest

For the love of craft beer!

If you’re a true lover of craft beer then it should tickle your fancy to know that there’s an event where you can “get cozy” with the genius brewmasters who created them. The highly anticipated annual Firestone Walker Invitational Beer Fest is back June 1st in Paso Robles, CA! This year’s event will feature over 40 national as well as international craft breweries and more than 20 local restaurants and their chefs. Enjoy the brews, while munching down on some good eats and listening to live music! Read More

Food

New Year. New You. Part 3

Take a lesson from the pros!

The first month of the New Year has flashed by. Still on track with a healthier you? There are a variety of options in Los Angeles nowadays that offer incredibly tasty, healthy menu items — but sometimes all you want to do is snuggle up and dine in for a change! Need some inspiration past the pre-mixed salad and vinaigrette dressing for your next in-home meal? Matthew Kenney Culinary in Santa Monica, CA is now offering their Weekend Intensive raw foods preparation courses that will help enlighten the health-nut in you! Read More

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WP24 welcomes new pastry chef and new dessert menu

A change of pace

WP24 at the Ritz Carlton at L.A. Live in Los Angeles, CA welcomes new pastry chef Michael Aguilar replacing former pastry chef Sally Camacho. Offering a broader range of flavor profiles, both with and without an Asian influence, Chef Aguilar’s dessert menu suits a wider variety of palates.  Read More

Super Bowl XLVII Round up

49er's vs Ravens... vs Hunger

Game day is almost here and whether you’re a Niners fan, a Ravens fan or watching for the Destiny’s Child reunion, we can all agree that getting in on that game day grub is every bit as important. So here’s a round up of tasty tailgating treats to help you get started. Touch down. Read More

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New Year. New You. Part Two.

Macrobiotic Happy Hour will bring out the healthy in you!

Alright, we’re now three weeks into the New Year. How’s that resolution of yours going? Not so great? Is that juicer not quite cutting it? We’ll try and make it a little easier for you. If you’re always hungry, as we are, and you want a light and healthy snack in between your meager serving of yogurt in the morning and the side salad you’ll be having for dinner, M Café in Hollywood, CA is dishing out some incredible menu items during their new Happy Hour! Read More