Kathy A. McDonald
2 years ago | Bars
There's a bunch of good new wine bars on a particular stretch of Sunset Boulevard.
2 years ago | Food & Film
Want to just be mesmerized by a craft?
6 years ago | Alcohol & Spirits
Most designated days celebrating a specific food or drink originated as a marketer's ploy. Not so with Sake Day. In Japan, the first day of October marks the official beginning of the sake brewing season -- a tradition that dates back more than 1,...
6 years ago | Events
A celebration of America's most popular wine, the Chardonnay Symposium, which is held Friday, July 19 through Sunday, July 21 in Santa Maria, makes it so that attendees -- about 500 are expected -- can not only drink what feels like a barrel of Ch...
6 years ago | Pizza
Drop into one of L.A.'s seven Pitfire Artisan Pizzas and the casual approach to dining is apparent. Order at a counter, find a table (either inside or out) and wait to dig into freshly prepared and flavorful wood-fired cooked pizzas, salads, soups...
6 years ago | Wine
Like a lead singer with a side solo project, AVA Santa Barbara is winemaker Seth Kunin's side gig. Because Kunin Wines is a well-established, Santa Barbara County-based brand -- known for its Rhone-style blend, syrah and zinfandel -- Kunin decided...