food events

25 Years of La Brea Bakery

February 3, 2014

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

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

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

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

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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