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Saluti! Negroni Week in Santa Monica

Ah, the Negroni. The iconic Italian aperitif is being raised across town in celebration of  Negroni Week June 4-9, with restaurants donating a portion of proceeds to the Surfrider Foundation. According to …

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Spring Has Sprung: Healthy Dining in LA

Although we expect one or two more rainstorms, sunny days are around the bend. And in SoCal, seasons are driven by menus and beach days. Chefs all over town are …

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Kettle Black Teams with DTLA’s Boomtown Brewery for June 29 Collab Dinner

If you’re looking for a pre-Fourth celebration, head to  Silver Lake’s rustic Italian Kettle Black for a special collaboration dinner with Boomtown Brewery  this Thursday, available all night from 5 pm, priced at $50/person …

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L.A. Summer Cocktails…Baltaire, Westbound & a Trio of Recipes to Kick Off the Weekend

Cocktails. From DTLA to the Westside and about every ‘hood in between, L.A. is just teeming with the perfect summer libation. That leaves room for day drinking, brunch on the …

Triple Creme Lavender Ice Cream Cone, Photo Credit, Jakob Layman

Ice Cream Because — Ice Cream

Man, it’s sweltering — and if the triple-digit scorchers are an omen, we’re going to be dipping into lots of ice cream during the next few months! Stay tuned for …

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The Lucques Group Opens Second Season @ Bowl

Photo credits,  Dylan + Jeni  James Beard Award-winning chef Suzanne Goin and business partner/restaurateur Caroline Styne are following up their debut season at The Hollywood Bowl with new offerings for …

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Bowl Season: Govino Intros Shatterproof Whiskey Glassware Just in Time

All Photos, Credit: GOVINO Summer in L.A.  –  sure, we’ve got top-down driving on PCH, flip-flop weather pretty much throughout the year — but Memorial Day ushers in barbecues, picnics …

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Ice Cream in LA — Because Ice Cream!: Small Batch

We’re kicking off a series about SoCal’s best ice cream. No fro- yo from self-serve machines — the real thing. All over LA, artisanal ice cream is making an appearance …

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Paint with Artist Gage John Lazare @ The London WeHo at Beverly Hills

Gage John Lazare is known for  his colorful Pop Art-infused portraits of notable celebs and public figures. The artist will be hosting three sunset painting sessions on one of our …

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Here’s to Dad: Father’s Day, LA Style, Part I!

Dad (N): The guy who taught you how to ride a bike, parallel park, throw a baseball, treat others, and so much more. My dad taught me how to Jitterbug, …