EVENTS

• First Venice Art Crawl of 2017 takes place March 16!

First Venice Art Crawl of 2017 takes place March 16!

FIRST VENICE ART CRAWL OF 2017 TAKES PLACE MARCH 16: THIS IS VENICE! www.veniceartcrawl.com Venice, CA, March 10, 2017—The 7th Annual Venice Art Crawl (VAC) kicks off Thursday, March 16 with the theme: This Is Venice, highlighting what makes this beachside community unique with art, culture and entertainment from 6-10PM in dozens of venues across the city. The majority […]

• 2017 ¡Latin Food Fest! Los Angeles Coming Up in March!

2017 ¡Latin Food Fest! Los Angeles Coming Up in March!

2017 ¡Latin Food Fest! Los Angeles America’s largest annual Hispanic culinary celebration, ¡Latin Food Fest!, takes place March 24-25, adjacent the Santa Monica Pier (1550 Pacific Coast Hwy, Santa Monica, 90401). The 2017 action-packed line-up features tastings, a celeb chef dinner, parties and workshops. The signature event, Gran Tasting, is an all-inclusive tasting festival. Guests pay […]

• The Magical Dîner en Blanc in L.A.!

The Magical Dîner en Blanc in L.A.!

Last week, the magical pop-up Dîner en Blanc arrived at the Los Angeles Music Center. What luck climate change because evening temperatures hovered in the high ’70’s. The scene of attendees gliding around all in white - everything white! – unfolded on the plaza between the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion and Mark Taper Forum like an enchanting, dreamlike scene from […]

• Well, this will be fun! Top L.A. bartenders compete monthly at Terrine!

Well, this will be fun! Top L.A. bartenders compete monthly at Terrine!

TERRINE DEBUTS VERSUS ON SEPTEMBER 20, A NEW MONTHLY GUEST BARTENDER SERIES FEATURING MASHUPS WITH LOS ANGELES’ BEST BAR TALENT Once a month, Head Bartender Ryan Wainwright will challenge the city’s finest barkeeps to a cocktail duel, enlisting their help in building one-night-only menus of ingredient-driven drinks   WHAT:           Beginning Tuesday, September 20, 2016, […]

• 6th Annual LA Food & Wine Festival Aug 25-28. Get your tix!

6th Annual LA Food & Wine Festival Aug 25-28. Get your tix!

THE SIXTH ANNUAL LOS ANGELES FOOD & WINE FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES LINEUP OF LIFESTYLE AND ENTERTAINMENT EVENTS COMPLEMENTING THE EPICUREAN EXPERIENCE ON AUGUST 25-28, 2016 The preeminent culinary event programming ranges from a performance by Grammy Award-winning hip hop trio De La Soul to a partnership with NFL Homegating for a gourmet slider bar to a […]

• Hey, the Garagiste Wine Festival this Saturday at the Wiltern!

Hey, the Garagiste Wine Festival this Saturday at the Wiltern!

Urban Exposure…Bringing the California wine country to the City… This event is dedicated to showcasing the wines of over 60 high-quality, limited-production, commercial winemakers who are making under 1500 cases per year from all over California. We are thrilled to be holding this year’s Festival in the historic, art deco Wiltern Theater in mid-city Los Angeles. These small-lot wines […]

• Rioja Wine and Tapas Festival coming up at Union Station!

Rioja Wine and Tapas Festival coming up at Union Station!

Celebrating Spain’s most famous wine region and culinary culture, the inaugural Rioja Wine & Tapas Festival will feature over 40 top winemakers and 25 notable U.S. chefs. Come experience everything Rioja has to offer, including creative tapas, a gallery of jamones, morcilla from top chefs, a cheese cave, reserve wine tastings, seminars, and more. Rioja […]

• ¡Latin Food Fest! 2016 – Coming Up in L.A. – Get Tix Now!

¡Latin Food Fest! 2016 – Coming Up in L.A. – Get Tix Now!

 ¡Latin Food Fest!, the fourth annual Latin food, wine and spirits fete, hits in 2016, Los Angeles March 18 to 21, San Diego August 12 to 15 and New York November 11 to 14. Last year’s festival drew over 20,000 attendees and the signature event, Grande Tasting, features an impressive who’s who of mixologists, mezcaliers […]

• Garagiste Festival Celebrating Artisan Winemakers Coming Up

Garagiste Festival Celebrating Artisan Winemakers Coming Up

The Truth About The Garagiste Festival   We know there are lots of wine events for you to choose from, but we think The Garagiste Festival is pretty unique. Here are some facts in support of our claim. Wines from ALL OVER THE STATE will be available. Check out excellent, small-production Napa Cabernet and Chardonnay, […]

• All Star Mixology Competition To Benefit Covenant House 9/16

All Star Mixology Competition To Benefit Covenant House 9/16

THIRD ANNUAL ALL STAR MIXOLOGY COMPETITION To Raise Awareness For Covenant House California WHAT: Join Southern California’s leading mixologists as they mix up their unique and delightful cocktails for a panel of celebrity and industry judges in the Third Annual All Star Mixology Competition benefitting Covenant House California. WHO: Judges and talent include Jeremy Sisto (Break Point, Suburgatory), Heather McDonald (Comedian), Mimi […]

• Drink Gin at Clifton’s with MOTAC 9/22! Buy tix now!

Drink Gin at Clifton’s with MOTAC 9/22! Buy tix now!

Gin! A Botanical Mystery Tou LOS ANGELES, CA, September 22, 2015—Join The Museum of the American Cocktail (MOTAC) for “Gin! A Botanical Mystery Tour,” featuring Jared Brown, Master Distiller at Sipsmith Independent Spirits in London. Jared, a MOTAC co-founder, will lead participants on an historical and global tour of gins, including London Dry, New World, and […]

• Stars of Pinot 2015 Wine Tasting Coming Up 8/19

Stars of Pinot 2015 Wine Tasting Coming Up 8/19

Taste over 100 varieties of Pinot Noir by 40 of the worlds top producers. The STARS of Pinot will be a showcase of both well-known high tier producers and exciting new top quality brands. We invite relevant press and trade accounts to attend an effective trade tasting, and market and promote a successful consumer event with […]

• Cider Rules! Cider Fest Coming Up 9/19! Be there!

Cider Rules! Cider Fest Coming Up 9/19! Be there!

Ok, when you think of cider, what comes to mind? Sweet? Martinelli’s? Apple juice? What’s cider? Ok, you need an update. I had the same misconceptions which were mightily corrected when I had a kickass cider tasting with Mark McTavish, President of Half Pint Ciders and I had a personal epiphany. Cider rules! First thing […]

• Los Angeles Times Announces Event Schedule for The Taste

Los Angeles Times Announces Event Schedule for The Taste

      Los Angeles Times Announces Event Schedule for The Taste Tickets on sale now for The Times’ annual food and wine festival over Labor Day weekend The Los Angeles Times announced the schedule for The Taste, its annual celebration of Southern California’s vibrant, influential culinary scene, returning to Paramount Pictures Studios’ iconic backlot […]

Justin Beiber’s manager Scooter Braun gets it on with his own Vodka Party

By D.R. Stewart Would Col. Tom Parker have had his own bourbon “Dutch Treat”? How about Brian Epstein sponsoring a Sweet Vermouth? Lou Pearlman’s Bitters?  These three men managed in order: Elvis, The Beatles and The Backstreet Boys. Sadly, they missed the era of sponsored alcohol, and can only be jealous of Scooter Braun’s Zodiac […]

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