Los Angeles County craft breweries proved that our growing beer scene is a force to be reckoned with at this weekend's Great American Beer Festival, with two local brands bringing home a combined seven medals and, for one, the honor of being named the best brewpub of its size in the country. At Sat ... More >>
A wise San Diego brewer once said, "Every week in San Diego is beer week," an undeniable truth for a county with more than 60 breweries and two decades of beer culture to its fame. And still, the ten-day festival officially known as San Diego Beer Week continues to amaze palettes, concluding its 4 ... More >>
There wasn't a drop of wine in that giant bottle of Rutherford Cabernet Sauvignon at San Antonio Winery's 95th anniversary party. It was a cake -- Black Forest, with cherries inside instead of grapes. Beside it were two other mammoth cakes created for the celebration, one of them frosted with histo ... More >>
The results are in for the tenth annual "Best Beers in America" poll from Zymurgy Magazine, craftbeer.com reports. A Colorado-based publication of the American Homebrewers Association (AHA), Zymurgy has long-asked its readers to vote for their favorite commercially available beers. This year's polli ... More >>
Patrick O'DonnellPiper Goldstein and productsThere's a new wave of urban farmers, but Piper Goldstein takes it to the next level. She likes to farm in a gold lamÃ© dress and work boots. A native to Los Angeles, she actually has Woodland Hills tattooed across her stomach. But she's not your ... More >>
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Sam BlochBasement BabiesReview by Sam Bloch. WHO: Truman Peyote, Matthewdavid, Sun Araw, Basement Babies WHERE: The cAbin, By George! WHEN: 7/5/11 In September 1995, an MTV reporter caught Bjork backstage at England's massive Reading festival. A few months earlier, she'd released her seco ... More >>
Drinking boaters lost their driver's licenses. But it was the DMV that broke the law.
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