Category Archives: Cupcakes

This Weekend: Brazilian Dance Lessons, East LA Meets Napa, Hollywood Wine Tasting

Besides that awesome Radio Room contest I have going on right now, here are some cool things going on in the upcoming days. Hopefully this Christmas-in-July weather will go away SOON so we can enjoy our weekend! Thursday, July 8 2010 Cupcake Showdown at Downtown LA Artwalk This cupcake contest hosted by all-girl band Nylon…

This Weekend: Bloggers Who Bake, Free Counter Burger, Beer Class for Dad

Yee-haw for Dads! Hope your kids really celebrate you…except for the deadbeat dads, in which case never mind. Thursday, June 17 Steve McQueen Weekend and James Bond Double Feature I know these film events are supposed to be for dads but damn, I like Steve McQueen and Sean Connery, too. HOT! This whole weekend, the…

Cinco de Mayo 2010: Mustache Airbrushing, Mexican Beer Pong, Umami & a Movie

Tired of the same old, same old for Cinco de Mayo? It doesn’t have to be about another margarita, another mariachi, another hangover. Here are five unusual ways to celebrate Mexico’s victory over the French in the Battle of Puebla, or as it’s commonly called, Cinco de Mayo. 25 Degrees’ Sonoran Hot Dog: 25 Degrees…

Easter Roundup: Brunch, Sweets and Cocktails

Seems like everyone is eggcited (sorry) about Easter this year what with all the Easter brunches around town. But I thought I’d narrow things down to Easter brunches with a twist, with something other than the usual holiday fare. And I’ve also included cocktail and sweet treat options. Big Deal: Henry’s Hat in Studio City…

This Weekend: Happy Hour Italiano, Rivera's $5 Cocktails, $20 Unlimited Sushi

Woo hoo! My last weekend of not drinking has finally arrived! And I plan to celebrate big come Monday at First & Hope’s Red Rover, Red Rover bar night. But til then check out all the fun things going on. Thursday, March 25 Oliverio’s Italian-Inspired Happy Hour Remember Blue on Blue? The Avalon Beverly Hills’…

St. Patrick's Day Cupcake Roundup

I found the perfect way to make it through St. Patrick’s Day tomorrow: go on a bakery hop! Fortunately a ton of L.A. bakeries have created Irish-inspired goodies for the holiday and I rounded them up in a post for LA Weekly‘s Squid Ink. There’s Kiss My Bundt‘s Bailey’s Irish Cream cake with Irish cream…

This Weekend: Champagne Cupcakes, Detox Cocktails, Penguin Swim

Here we are; the end of 2009! Yippee! And tear. Happy New Year, crackheads! May you have an awesome holiday and an even better 2010. You all be safe out there! Wednesday, December 30 Champagne Cupcakes at SusieCakes This cupcakery is so smart! It has created cupcakes with which to toast the New Year and…

Best of L.A. Cupcakes Tour With Bloggers and Chevy

Happy National Cupcake Day! Yup, that’s today. And last Saturday I celebrated it early with a bunch of bloggers via a “best of L.A.” cupcakes tour thanks to Tara of Tara Met Blogs/LA Cupcake Meetup and Chevrolet. She normally does cupcake meetups at one location at a time but the carmaker was willing to supply…

This Weekend: Repeal Day on Ice, Bloggers Who Bake, Unique LA

Lots of cool things going on this weekend, filled with cheer and the giving spirit. Makes me like the holidays again. Thursday, December 3 New Happy Hour at Froma Froma on Melrose, the boutique European cafe, wine bar and gourmet marketplace in West Hollywood, kicks off its new weekday (4-7pm) Happy Hour today. Enjoy specials…

This Weekend: Giving, Gobbling and Gluttony

Happy Thanksgiving! Since I have a persimmons crumble baking in the oven, I’ve gotta go but I threw the following weekend roundup together for you in case you were already looking past T-Day. Thursday, November 26 Donate a Thanksgiving Turkey Dinner Through Goldstar For just $10 you can provide a turkey dinner for five people…