Sarah Bennett is a contributor at the L.A. Weekly and has spent nearly a decade as a freelance writer covering food, music, craft beer, arts, culture and all sorts of bizarro things that interest her for local, regional and national publications.
8 days ago | G-Funk
A little over a year ago, VIP Records in Long Beach said it was finally, officially, for real, no joke closing for good and that the legendary hip-hop record shop’s sign — you know, the one Snoop Dogg turned into a global symbol of West Coast hip-...
15 days ago | Beer
Is beer pairing the new wine pairing?
1 month ago | Latin Alternative
The broad-based genre once marketed as "Latin alternative" isn't just for Latinos anymore.
2 months ago | Hip-Hop
Led by pint-sized rapper Kalyn Heffernan, Wheelchair Sports Camp plays Low End Theory this week — even though Heffernan will need someone someone to carry her up the stairs.
2 months ago | Beer
It feels more like an oversized wine bar than a thundering beer hall.
3 months ago | Beer
L.A. County breweries are opening up at a quick pace these days. But just because a brewhouse has been fired up doesn’t mean you can automatically walk in and taste what’s coming out of it. Some breweries start making beer for distribution first, ...