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Giveaway: LA Weekly Sips and Sweets

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I feel very connected to the Los Angeles Dessert World – below are some of my favorite places – and just a handful of what you’ll experience at LA Weekly’s Holiday Event – Sips and Sweets – on Sunday, December 7th from 2-5pm at The Majestic Downtown + The Reserve.

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(clockwise from top right: Rockenwagner, Republique, McConnell’s Ice Cream, Flores and the Ladies Gunboat Society, Nickel Diner, Proof Bakery, Clementine, Huckleberry)

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Along with the gobs and gobs of sugar, you’ll be able to sample cocktails from the city’s best mixologists, plus knock some shopping off your list at their artisanal vendor village.

I’ve got a giveaway for my Angeleno Sugar Plums so you can attend for free.  All you have to do is enter below.  See you there!

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Opening Night of The Taste 2014

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Last night I got a preview of this weekend’s The Taste, hosted by The LA Times at Paramount Studios.

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Familiar faces…

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(Zach above; Chef Bruce, below.)

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…and of course food.

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There were a lot of mini sliders going on – my favorites were this Avocado Crab one on Squid Ink Brioche from Waterloo and City

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…and a Fried Chicken with the works from Plan Check.

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Basically, I was doing this all night…

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…and this…

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…but not this.  I left all the alcohol to Abe.

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He had a lot of non-meat options – from vegan pizza at Sun Cafe to a vegetarian one at DeSano’s….

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…and Urban Garden.

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Of course, we had our fair share of sweets.

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Such a blast!  Check out the food festival this weekend, where there will be all this…

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…and more!

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