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  • Mother's Day at Father's Office
    May 5 at 11:53 a.m. by Michele Stueven

    Father's Office is the place for moms this Sunday when owner Sang Yoon debuts his Sunday brunch in Culver City. Located in the historic Helms Bakery District across from the anticipated reopening of the Helms Bakery, the sunny patio surrounded by…

     
  • Carless and Carefree in the Funk Zone
    April 26 at 8:02 a.m. by Michele Stueven

    The Funk Zone is a roughly 12-block area between Highway 101 and the beach and within walking distance of the train station. What was once a dilapidated and neglected part of Santa Barbara has been reborn into an energetic collection of…

     
  • Coachella: Ray Garcia and Adam Sobel Serve Up the Perfect Porchetta
    April 20 at 4:39 p.m. by Michele Stueven

    Outstanding in the Field, the granddaddy of all pop-ups, celebrates its 20th anniversary this year and for the sixth year brought an all-star lineup to the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival that included Susan Feniger and Mary Sue Milliken,…

     

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  • The Incredible Edibles at L.A. Weekly's Coachella House
    April 17 at 6 a.m. by Michele Stueven

    The L.A. Weekly Coachella House at the Korakia Pensione in Palm Springs brought together three diverse chefs for three days last weekend for a continuous feast that included four bars, a Ciroc bar and candy station as well as other edibles of all…

     
  • Masters of Taste Scores Touchdown With Cocktails at the Rose Bowl 50-Yard Line
    April 8 at 11:35 a.m. by Michele Stueven

    About 100 Southern California food and beverage vendors tackled this weekend’s Masters of Taste on the Rose Bowl football field in Pasadena, which included a sit-down Wolfgang Puck Experience and cocktail bar at the 50-yard line. All proceeds…

     
  • Saturday in the Park: Latin Food Fest Caters to Everyone
    April 1 at 6 a.m. by Michele Stueven

    Latin Food Fest was a diverse celebration of Latin food, music and spirits at the Los Angeles State Historic Park on Saturday, March 30. It also helped to raise awareness and funds for the fight against hunger, benefiting the St. Joseph…

     
  • Planned Parenthood Celebrates 40 Years of Food Fare
    March 11 at 6 a.m. by Michele Stueven

    Planned Parenthood Los Angeles (PPLA) celebrated the 40th anniversary of its largest annual fundraiser, PPLA Food Fare, last week at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, raising a whopping $1.3 million to benefit its health care and education…

     
  • Lit.Club Evokes a 1920s Prohibition NYE
    January 4 at 12 p.m. by Michele Stueven

    Lit.Club rang in the New Year with the first buzzy cannabis celebration of the year, a 1920s Prohibition-themed evening in the hills of Bel-Air with fire-eating, burlesque, music, new strains and a menu from wild child chef Dean Barker. Evoke…

     
  • Dave Grohl and Top Chefs Bring Down the House and Fire Up the BBQ
    December 24 at 9:44 a.m. by Michele Stueven

    Dave Grohl, Bruce Kalman, Duff Goldman and Nick Shipp cooked both onstage and at the BBQ at the Eat, Drink and Support music and food festival on Saturday, Dec. 22, raising thousands of dollars for the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank at its…

     
  • Behind the Scenes at Historic See's Candy Factory
    December 18 at 11:20 a.m. by Michele Stueven

    The See’s Candy factory in Baldwin Hills broke ground in 1949 and still uses some machines that were built in 1921, the year Charles See opened his first candy shop at 135 Western Ave.  Located in the shadow of the Expo Line La Cienega station,…

     
  • Martha Stewart Brings Her Food Experience to L.A.
    December 3 at 11:04 a.m. by Michele Stueven

    Martha Stewart took over the grounds of the Los Angeles Center Studio Dec. 1-2 for the Martha Steward Food & Wine Experience celebrating local L.A. chefs and vintners. Presented by USA Today, the event was part of a 12-city tour that highlights…

     
  • Don't Forget the Cannoli at Taste of Italy Festival
    October 16 at 1:23 p.m. by L.A. Weekly

    The L.A. Weekly team recently visited the Taste of Italy, a premier L.A. Italian food and wine event featuring award-winning restaurants and wineries, with tons of entertainment in an amazing atmosphere. #LAWEEKLY #FOOD #TASTEOFITALY

     
  • Seafood Festival on the Pier Is Off the Hook
    October 8 at 6:36 p.m. by Michele Stueven

    National Seafood Month kicked off on the Santa Monica Pier on Saturday, Oct. 6, and brought together more than 20 local restaurants for the fourth annual Off the Hook Seafood Festival to benefit Heal the Bay. Participating restaurants included…

     
  • Le Dîner en Blanc Draws 2,700 to Exposition Park Rose Garden
    October 1 at 9:51 a.m. by Michele Stueven

    Le Dîner en Blanc, the Parisian-style “secret dinner” party, came to L.A. for the fifth time on Saturday, Sept. 29, drawing a crowd of 2,700 in the Exposition Park Rose Garden of the Los Angeles Natural History Museum. Dressed from head to toe in…

     
  • Chefs Nationwide Bring Their Best to the Los Angeles Food and Wine Festival
    August 27 at 8:39 a.m. by Michele Stueven

    Award-winning chefs from around the country landed in the Santa Monica Barker Hangar over the Aug. 25-26 weekend, topping off the L.A. Food and Wine Festival with a multicultural movable feast. Chef Barb Batiste of Big Boi brought along her…

     
  • Hotel Figueroa Celebrates 92 Years
    August 16 at 3:10 p.m. by Michele Stueven

    The Hotel Figueroa downtown turns 92 years old this month and marked the occasion with a multilevel bash this week at the newly renovated landmark. Built in 1925 by the YWCA as a hotel for women, it officially opened in 1926 and was conceived by…

     
  • L.A.'s Thai Restaurants Cook Up Benefit for Thailand's Hill Tribe Kids
    August 6 at 11:50 a.m. by Michele Stueven

    The fifth annual Stu and the Kids fundraiser, a Thai-inspired food and wine festival hosted by chef Stuart Skversky and Redbird’s Neal and Amy Fraser, returned to Vibiana downtown on Sunday, Aug. 5, with proceeds benefiting the Hill Tribe kids in…

     
  • Hatchet Hall's Fuss and Feathers Dinner Series Invokes U.S. History
    July 23 at 6:55 a.m. by Michele Stueven

    Hatchet Hall in Culver City is celebrating its third anniversary with an enchanting “Fuss and Feathers” dinner series, which takes place every Thursday evening through Aug. 30. Chef Brian Dunsmoor is offering an extensive 13-course tasting menu…

     
  • Sweet! Just Desserts at #Dessertgoals 2018
    July 9 at 5:15 p.m. by Star Foreman

    L.A. Dessert Fest in downtown Los Angeles had some of the sweetest people — and food, too. With wares from more than 20 local confectioners available for sampling and buying, the Dessert Fest, #dessertgoals, at the Cooper Building was a Willy…

     
  • A Taste of Temecula in Venice
    June 22 at 11:58 a.m. by Michele Stueven

    It was during the summer of love 50 years ago that two free spirits, Vince and Audrey Cilurzo, left Hollywood for the country and planted some grape vineyards about an hour outside of Los Angeles in what is now known as the Temecula…

     

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