Food Drink Report

A foodie Halloween

Making your blood boil...kinda, not really.

Halloween is just around the corner and of course it lands on a Wednesday. What better way to celebrate All Hollows Eve on a weeknight than by gorging yourself with Halloween themed food and drinks! Let’s see what we’ve got around town… Read More

Whiskey Night at Mohawk Bend

Tomorrow!

Join Mohawk Bend in Los Angeles, CA for Bowen Whiskey Night tomorrow, Thursday August 2nd!  Enjoy cocktail specials featuring Bakersfield-made Bowen’s Whiskey and pairings from Chef Mike Garber ($9-$12). Read More

Beer festival at Tony’s Darts Away

Happy 2nd anniversary!

Join Tony’s Darts Away in Burbank, CA on Saturday, April 21 from 11 AM to close for the celebration of its 2 year anniversary and all day Beer Festival. In addition to the extended outdoor deck and bar, Tony’s Darts Away’s Beer Festival will be serving chef Randal St. Clair’s menu favorites such as their Jailhouse tacos – vegan or non-vegan chili ladled over Fritos, jalapenos, salsa, Daiya or Tillamook cheddar, and sour cream (optional) as well as popular vegan and non vegan sausages. (No regular brunch menu will be served) And for the beer, Paige Reilly will be serving rare specialty brews such as Cuvee de Tomme, Supplication, Sucaba, 4 Calling Birds and more on tap. Admission is $30 and includes five taster pours and a commemorative glass while additional tasters can be purchase at 5 for $20. 1710 West Magnolia Blvd., Burbank, CA 91506. 818-253-1710.

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.

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Learn about beer with the author of Beer U at Tony’s Darts Away, Wirtshaus offers beer and food pairing dinners

On Tuesday, January 24 at Tony’s Darts Away in Burbank, CA, Jeff Musial, a beer educator and author of the book Beer U will be onsite. From 7 PM – 8 PM, he’ll be discussing the importance of craft beer over a beer flight of his favorite beers for $8. He’ll also be signing copies of the book. 1710 West Magnolia Blvd., Burbank, CA 91506. 818-253-1710.

Starting Tuesday, January 31, Wirtshaus on La Brea is kicking off a series of German beer and food pairing dinners. A pre-fixe menu will be offered from 6 PM – 10 PM for $40. The dinner includes three courses and a flight of five beers. The first dinner will have rabbit stew, Pork Wellington, and pretzel bread pudding. 345 N. La Brea Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90036. 323-931-9291.

Tony’s Darts Away holiday events, Cole’s celebrates 103rd birthday with food specials

Tony’s Darts Away in Burbank is gearing up for the holidays. For the next three weeks they’ll be kicking off holiday celebrations starting on Tuesday, December 6 with Golden Road Brewing‘s debut of two of their holiday beers. Tuesday, December 13 with “Winter Wonderland” featuring $20 beer flights including beers like Lost Coast Winterbraun, AVBC Winter Solstice, Eagle Rock Jubilee, Moylan’s Winter Warmer, H24 Holiday Ale, Port Santa’s Little Helper and Lost Abbey Gift of the Magi. On Tuesday, December 20, Tony’s will host “12 Beers of Christmas with Hangar 24” pouring 12 different Redland, CA based Hangar 24 Craft Brewery beers including a very special cask of Chocolate Porter with maple syrup. 1710 West Magnolia Blvd., Burbank, CA 91506.

Downtown Los Angeles‘ famous Cole’s Originators of the French Dip is turning 103 years old. To celebrate, from today until December 8 Cole’s is offering a meal special for $19.08 that includes 2 small French Dip sandwiches and two sides. 118 East 6th St., Los Angeles, CA 90014.

Tony's Darts Away to host fundraiser, Locanda del Lago offers Black Friday cocktail deals

Tony’s Darts Away in Burbank is hosting a “Save the Beagles” fundraiser on Monday, November 21. For each vegan hot dog sold on Monday, half the proceeds will help the Beagle Freedom Project. In addition, from 6 PM – 2 AM, for each Golden Road Brewing beer you purchase $1 will be donated.

Starting on November 25 until December 31, Locanda del Lago in Santa Monica will be offering discounted Italian inspired cocktails for $9 each and $20 for one-liter carafes all day. Discount available for Santa Monica shoppers with same-day receipts from a Santa Monica retail store. Read More

Tony's Darts Away to open for brunch, Umami Burger to expand, and more!

Tony’s Darts Away in Burbank will offer brunch at 10 AM with breakfast items starting October 29 at their newly opened 14-seat patio. Breakfast items will be available until supplies run out.

Umami Burger plans to open up two new locations in Hermosa Beach and Laguna Beach by the end of 2011.

Yxta Cocina Mexicana in downtown Los Angeles is throwing a Dia De Los Muertos event from 9 PM – 1 AM offering $3 tacos, $5 margaritas and $6 martinis.