food events

25 Years of La Brea Bakery

February 3, 2014
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Oh, that bread – I’ve only lived in Los Angeles for 8 years, but every one of them has involved these ubiquitous loaves. For its 25th Anniversary, La Brea Bakery moved to a new spot up the street (Republique inhabits the old one) with a bar, beautiful wood-burning oven, and daily breakfast/lunch/dinner menu. I came for […]

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LA Weekly’s The Essentials Presale

January 21, 2014
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Remember this? How about all of this?!? LA Weekly’s 6th Annual Food and Wine Event is coming to LA Mart Downtown on Sunday, March 9th from 12 to 5pm – featuring restaurants selected by their award-winning writers.  A bunch of my favorites will be representing, including Kogi, Superba Snack Bar, Loteria Grill, Salt’s Cure, Nickel […]

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Taste Full

September 1, 2013
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Last night of The Taste! I’m really full. I ate everything above (at least a few bites, if not the entire thing). Also got to meet the creator of all that Brownie Brittle I’ve been enjoying lately! Abe found a few veggie items for himself, and did a little drinking too. Surprisingly, one of the […]

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Taste Buds

August 31, 2013
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Between last weekend’s LA Food and Wine Festival and the heat wave in Los Angeles, I barely have an appetite anymore. Yesterday I polished off the other half my leftover cantaloupe… …and then this happened. Abe and I went to Opening Night of LA Times’ The Taste at Paramount – wasn’t even super hungry, but […]

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Grand Tasting at LA Food & Wine

August 24, 2013
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Another tasting at LA Food & Wine Festival – this one was at LA Center Studios, where I usually audition for TV shows and gawk at The Mad Men parking spaces. Just like last night, there was a ton of food and a lot of celebrity chefs. Fabio made a house-cured Pancetta Loin… …and Morimoto […]

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