Amy T. Shuster

Ian Blackburn of Learn About Wine; Credit: Amy T. Shuster

5 Thanksgiving Wine Tips + Great Picks Under $25

During the holidays, you'll most likely find yourself with at least one or two party invitations (if you're lucky) and, at one point or another, needing to make a choice. What to bring? You decide on a bottle of wine -- it's the holidays after all, so you're feeling fancy......
candy cap mushroom bourbon ice cream; Credit: Photo courtesy of Matthew Biancaniello

L.A. Bartender Matt Biancaniello's Boozy Ice Cream

Matthew Biancaniello, farmers market forager and wizard bar wonder, loves unusual flavor pairings. He's known for using seasonal, locally-sourced ingredients in his creative cocktails at Cliff's Edge in Silver Lake, as well as previously at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel's Library Bar, and he's recently been popping up around Los Angeles......
tostones con mojo; Credit: Amy T. Shuster

Old San Juan Opens Tonight in Atwater Village

The owners of Old San Juan, a new Puerto Rican restaurant in Atwater Village that opens its doors tonight, want you to put on your Salsa dancing shoes. Ramon L. Galindo and Puerto Rican-born executive chef Luis Castro hosted a special preview opening last week, although it was more like......
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