Drink

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

Food

City Tavern to host Great American Beer Festival award winners for a family-style beer dinner

On Sunday, December 2nd with Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co.

Join City Tavern in Culver City, CA on Sunday, December 2nd at 6 PM for a family-style beer dinner. That’s right family-style. Which means you’ll have to sit next to strangers and actually have a conversation! Take that Los Angeles! Read More

City Tavern’s one year anniversary

Celebrating and giving back

City Tavern in Culver City is turning one year old! And to celebrate City Tavern is serving up special anniversary items Tuesday, April 3 while a portion of all proceeds go to the Culver City Historical Society, a non profit organization preserving the culture and history of Culver City. From 7 – 10 PM, a special Anniversary Cocktail – Champagne with cherry bitters ($9) and the City Tavern Sampler Board – a selection of menu favorites including shrimp and grit poppers, house pickled veggies, mini pimento cheese, pulled pork one bites and grilled vegetable roulades with smoked salt will be offered. There after, City Tavern is offering a the “Under 10 after 10” program – a selection of their craft cocktails available for $9 (usually only available Thursday – Sunday). 9739 Culver Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232.

Hudson House celebrates 3rd anniversary, Magnolia Bakery offering Oscar-themed cupcakes and more

The Hudson House in Redondo Beach, CA is turning three years old. To celebrate, chef and co-owners Brooke Williamson and Nick Roberts will be throwing a classic Southbay Bash on March 4 from 3 PM – 8 PM with an outdoor BBQ. Offering freshly grilled tropical ocean flavors, Jello shots (i.e. guava and kumquat tequila), a spicy cachaça mojito, and a draught truck pouring hard to find brews for guests. 514 North Pacific Coast Highway, Redondo Beach, CA 90277. 310-798-9183.

As we watch the Academy Awards this weekend from our comfy couches, we can pretend we got some of that Academy Award swag as Magnolia Bakery in L.A. is offering the Black Tie Box. Available in packs of six ($22) or twelve ($44) on February 25 and 26 only, the Black Tie Box is a combination of three cupcakes: Red Velvet with whipped vanilla icing, Flourless Chocolate with vanilla bean meringue butter-cream and the Black and White Cupcake – chocolate cake with chocolate butter-cream and whipped vanilla icing. Call 323-951-0636 to order. 8389 West 3rd St., Los Angeles, CA 90048.

City Tavern in Culver City is beginning its Market Basket Bartender program to shed some light on the cocktails available at the restaurant. Starting February 26, every Sunday from 3 PM to close, diners will be able to mix their own drinks based on seasonal ingredients decided upon by City Tavern bartenders Jeremy Back and Gia St. George.  Mixes will be made by blending a spirit, fruit, and syrup to combine one of three options within each category, creating a $6 cocktail. Spirits range from rum to rye to gin; the ‘fruit’ category will include fruit-flavors, herbs, and spices while the syrup section will include flavored syrups, bitters, and liqueurs. 9739 Culver Blvd, Culver City, CA 90232. 310-838-9739.

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City Tavern hosts Stone Brewing Co. at Stone Pint Night

Thursday, February 23

On Thursday, February 23, City Tavern in Culver City will host “Stone Pint Night” featuring Escondido, CA based Stone Brewing Co.’s brews. Featured brews will include: 2010 Stone Imperial Russian Stout, Old Guardian Barley Wine, and Stone’s 14th and 15th Anniversary. Beer flights will be available and free Stone Brewing Co. pint glasses will be handed out as well. 9739 Culver Blvd, Culver City, CA. 90232. 310-838-9739.

Super Bowl happy hour all day at City Tavern, ‘Vegan Super Bowl’ at Tony’s Darts Away and more

Specials for the big game

City Tavern in Culver City is having specials all day on February 5 starting at 2:30 PM with happy hour prices plus $10 craft beer growlers. Chef Jessica Christensen will be cooking up “Special Super Bowl Bites” including meatballs, Spanish chorizo pigs in a blanket and more. Reservations are recommended. 9739 Culver Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232. 310-838-9739.

Tony’s Darts Away in Burbank is featuring a menu of vegan and non vegan specials. The menu includes: hot buffalo-style “wings” with 818 valley ranch dressing; five layer dip with layers of vegan spicy bean dip, cheese, tomato salsa, avocado salsa, sour cream served with fresh fried tortilla chips; Frito Pie, Pozole, BBQ sliders on biscuits with slaw – filled with pulled pork or jackfruit. 1710 West Magnolia Blvd., Burbank, CA 91506. 818-253-1710.

Magnolia Bakery in L.A. is selling Magnolia’s classic vanilla or chocolate cupcakes decorated in your team’s colors along with Super Bowl decorations for $3.50 each. Call 323-951-0636 to place an order. 8389 West 3rd St., Los Angeles, CA 90048.

Lazy Dog Cafe at all nine of their locations across Southern California are offering an all-day happy hour deal. Menu includes: fresh beets and goat cheese, Hawaiian Ahi Poke, wok-fried calamari, Togarashi Edamame Beans and more.

Improve your wine palate at Royal/T, Valentine’s Day specials at City Tavern

All you need is $68 and two hours to get some wine edumacation at Los Angeles Wine Tasting‘s “Aroma Training & Blind Tasting” held at Royal/T in Culver City. On Wednesday, February 8 from 7 – 9 PM, wine beginners can learn about aromas and get tips on how to develop your own nose. Each ticket includes six wines, breads, cheeses, charcuterie, chocolate truffles, tasting glass for you to keep and handouts. 8910 Washington Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232.

Chef Jessica Christensen of City Tavern in Culver City has prepared two Valentine’s Day specials for Tuesday, February 14. A cheese board with five cheeses for $18, and a chocolate board with three chocolate desserts for $16, both boards will include handpicked specialty craft brews to pair. Call 310-838-9739 for reservations. 9739 Culver Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232. Read More

Public School 612’s ‘Darker Side of Beer and Dessert’ event, Hot’s Kitchen’s food drive, holiday beers at City Tavern

Public School 612 in Downtown L.A. having an open class with Norm Stackhouse from Stone Brewing Co. to educate on the Darker Side of Beer and Dessert on Monday, December 5 at 7:30 PM for $25. Public School 612 is a restaurant/bar whose focus is on “Education in the Art of Food and Beer.” For reservations call 213-623-1172. 612 S. Flower St., Los Angeles, CA 90017.

Hot’s Kitchen in Hermosa Beach is helping the less fortunate with a canned food drive. Bring in three canned goods and get a complimentary beer. 844 Hermosa Ave., Hermosa Beach, CA, 90254.

For the month of December, City Tavern in Culver City is offering holiday brews, rotating up to five different tap handles until the kegs run out. 9739 Culver Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232. Read More

Ladyface Ale's Veterans Day discount, Golden Road Brewing full sized growlers now available and more!

Ladyface Ale Companie in Agoura Hills is offering a 20% discount to all U.S. veterans on Friday, November 11.

64 oz. growlers are now available at Golden Road Brewing in Atwater Village for $16, refills are $10. Growler fills are available Monday through Saturday from 2 PM – 6 PM.

On Thursday, November 10, City Tavern in Culver City is having a Ballast Point pint night featuring beers like Indra Kunindra (India Export Stout), Brother Levonian Saison, Navigator Dopplebock (Barrel Aged), and Oktoberfest.

Farmshop in Santa Monica is celebrating the release of the 2011 Beujolais Nouveau wine with a Southern Burgundy inspired menu on Thursday, November 17 from 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM for $56. Read More

City Tavern's chef Jessica Christensen and her craft beer pairings

Plus a video of Jessica explaining her favorite raw ingredient

After being inspired by a man that cooked food at San Quentin State Prison, Jessica Christensen decided to try her hands in the culinary world. After years of working in fine dining establishments like the Ritz Carlton and the Montage, chef Jessica now has a place she calls home. City Tavern is located in downtown Culver City and has been around for less than a year, but Jessica has already made quite the reputation for her dinner pairings with beers from local breweries. Read More

Burrata with Warm Butternut Squash, Sage and Pepitas from chef Jessica Christensen of City Tavern

Here is an exclusive recipe, perfect for the Fall from chef Jessica Christensen of City Tavern in Culver City. Read More

Drink Eat Travel re-launches with HUGE giveaways!

9 drinking, eating, and traveling related giveaways

Drink Eat Travel, a lifestyle website that explores three of your favorite verbs, is re-launching with both a Los Angeles and National edition. If you want to follow what’s going on in Los Angeles, visit la.tasteterminal.com. If you want to see it all, visit tasteterminal.com.

To kick off our re-launch, we want to give you some great, carefully hand-picked prizes including brunch for two at Koreatown’s Beer Belly, dinner for two at Culver City’s City Tavern, and more! See how you can win! Read More