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NFL Super Bowl at Shore Hotel, Santa Monica

It's game time!

Hut, Hut, Hike! Whether you’re a Niner’s fan or a Raven at heart, come watch the big game Sunday, February 3rd at Shore Hotel in Santa Monica, CA. This modern, chic beachfront hotel is offering their Shore’s Sideline Super Bowl Package to all who want to watch and celebrate Super Bowl XLVII with some serious style. The package includes bottomless mimosas, overnight accommodations, pizza, wings and entrance to Shore Hotel’s NFL Super Bowl XLVII Sunday viewing party starting at just $299! Read More

Events & Festivals

Bock Fest 2013

Beer lovers rejoice!

If your New Year’s resolution wasn’t to go out and try as many new beers as you could possibly handle — it should have been! Bock Fest 2013 is coming to LA on January 26th from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. Taste a large array of uniquely brewed beers, grab a souvenir glass mug and vote for your favorite Bock! Read More

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CAFÉ del REY’s Bourbon-Pairing Dinner with Heaven Hill Distilleries

Warm up this cold winter with a little bourbon!

Cafe del Rey

Is it just us or has Southern California seemed a bit chilly these past few weeks? Bring on the sun… or better yet, bring on the bourbon! CAFÉ del REY in Marina del Rey, CA welcomes Heaven Hill Distilleries to their exclusive “Shine by the Sea” dining event on Thursday, February 7th. Executive Chef Daniel Roberts will be dishing out an impressive four-course menu designed around the heavenly, bone-warming liquor itself. Read More

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KCRW’s DJ Raul Campos to spin at City Tavern’s “All-You-Can-Drink Craft Beer Garden”

Sunday, January 20 at 9 PM

Join City Tavern in Culver City, CA  Sunday, January 20th at 9PM for an All-You-Can-Drink Craft Beer Garden! That’s right, I said ALL YOU CAN DRINK CRAFT BEER. Just about unheard of in sunny southern California until now.  Read More

Events & Festivals

Time to dineLA again – Jan. 21 – Feb 1.

"Eat your heart out LA" - starting with The Parish, FIG & OLIVE, and Napa Valley Grille

Parish - restaurant week

Once a year the foodie heavens decide to grace us with a little mercy. For a week, fine dining becomes ridiculously affordable. The restaurants that you always thought were a little out of your price range are now … well, not! From January 21 st through February 1st, locals and visitors alike will get to taste some of Los Angeles’ diverse culinary scene, featuring some of the most noteworthy restaurants the city has to offer with dineLA Restaurant Week. From Spanish Salt-cured Tuna with Duck Fat Potatoes to house made Mushroom Agnolotti, we’ve got the scoop on 3 renowned eateries and the mouth-watering dishes they’ll be serving up! Read More

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New Year. New You. Part 1

Low cal dinner dates

Its been a little over two weeks into the new year (now be honest), who’s already broken their new year resolutions? Year after year, we make resolutions to better ourselves mentally, emotionally, and physically, but you know what – change is hard. For those of us attempting to dedicate our new year to a healthier self, we know that dining out can be quite tricky.  Luckily, the Esterel Mediterranean restaurant in the Sofitel in Los Angeles, CA is offering up a delish De-light menu.

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Stein Club at Wirtshaus

15 additional spots

Eins, zwei, drei … Prost! Haven’t gotten your fill of great German beers or just prepping for this year’s Oktoberfest? Wirtshaus, a Los Angeles German Restaurant and Biergarten, is opening up its “Stein Club” to 15 additional members as of January 1st! Read More

Events & Festivals

Inaugural L.A. Bacon Fest

Everything is better with…..

Bacon. Perhaps the best cut of meat that has ever graced us carnivorous beings, this smoky, briny form of perfection is coming to us full throttle. For the bacon lover in us all, it’s time to rejoice! On Saturday, February 9th, the Petersen Museum in Los Angeles, CA will be hosting Mendocino Farms’ inaugural LA Bacon Festival from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m. Read More

Food Tank

Challenge accepted

With the diversity of food nowadays it’s hard to take a step back from whatever delicious morsel you’re about to devour and realize just how broken the food system actually is. “More than 1 billion people are obese, nearly 1 billion people go to bed hungry every night and at least 2 billion people suffer from micronutrient deficiencies.” We know — that’s a lot to take in. However, we’re staying hopeful and you should too. Up to the challenge of changing this, agricultural experts Ellen Gustafson and Danielle Nierenberg will be launching their new campaign, Food Tank: The Food Think Tank on Thursday, January 10th. Read More

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A preview of Prevu

New bubbly for the new year

Lucky for us and all of mankind, the world did not come to an end and New Years is right around the corner! New to the liquor aisle is Prevu, an all organic sparkling liquor. Although fear of an excruciating morning after restrains one from mixing dark and light liquors, Prevu has quietly combined vodka and cognac with success. Specially created and bottled in Cognac, France, Prevu is infused with raspberry, black currant, and violet flowers with a tickle of bubbly. Read More

Events & Festivals

Cochon555 Fifth Anniversary Tour

Here piggy, piggy, piggy...

The undeniable and overwhelming love of pork is not to be understated as the reign of bacon and all other pork products surely is upon us- and with no end in sight. Celebrating the all mighty pig is the fifth anniversary tour of Cochon555 where 5 chefs, 5 pigs, and 5 wineries compete  in a nose to tail cook off promoting sustainable farming of heritage breed pigs. This year’s tour hits 10 cities and promptly lands at the House of Blues in Los Angeles, CA May 5th. Guests will be treated to a pork feast of seven whole heritage pigs and the winning chef will then move on to compete at the Grand Cochon at the Food and Wine Classic in Aspen.

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Abigaile’s Kitchen Takeover

A monthly showcase

If you’ve been searching for great tasting menus featuring a variety of renowned LA based chefs, look no further — Abigaile  in Hermosa Beach, CA is bringing them to you! On Wednesday, December 12th, this beachside restaurant and brewery launched the first of their monthly Kitchen Takeover’s, showcasing six distinguished chefs from around the Los Angeles area. Each chef prepared a unique dish that celebrated their personal style, while incorporating local flavors of the season. Read More

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Burger Lounge – grass-fed wild game burgers.

Boars, elk, and venison oh my!

This year, the games are about to change. Burger Lounge in West Hollywood, CA, acclaimed for their use of eco-conscious 100% American grass-fed beef and fresh organic produce, is proud to announce the launch of their grass-fed wild game burgers! These burgers are indeed “game-changing” as ingredients will alternate on a bi-monthly basis. Read More

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Beachwood BBQ, Seal Beach, celebrates 6th Anniversary

“Where The Fork… Meets The Pork.”

Barbequed pork and craft beers… A match made in piggy heaven? From Tuesday, December 18th until Sunday, December 23rd, Beachwood BBQ in Seal Beach, CA will be celebrating its 6th Anniversary with their “WinterFest 2012” event. Each day after 5 p.m., Beachwood BBQ will serve up a pre-fixe, four-course menu for just $35 per person. You can rest assured this will include pork… and lots of it! Read More

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STREET’s 8 Days of Latke

Awww yeaa

Potato, po-tat-o! Celebrate the Festival of Lights this year with “Chanukah 2012 8 Days of Latkes” at Susan Feniger’s STREET in Los Angeles, CA. From Saturday, December 8th, until Sunday, December 16th, STREET will
be dishing up eight of the classic potato pancakes — each with an innovative global twist! Read More

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“Ceviche Nights” from Chef Ricardo Zarate’s restaurant concept Paiche

With guest chefs Bryant Ng and Kris Yenbamroong

Ceviche, ceviche, ceviche! Renowned chef Ricardo Zarate, most acclaimed for his innovative infusion of traditional Peruvian and Japanese styled techniques and flavors, along with Food GPS welcome guest chefs and breweries to traverse the art of ceviche during “Ceviche Nights” at Mo-chica in DTLA on Sunday, December 16th. Read More