Category Archives: Recreation

The Unofficial World’s End 12-Bar Hollywood Pub Crawl

World's End Photo Credit: Laurie Sparham / Focus Features

Actor/writer Simon Pegg and writer/director Edgar Wright have teamed up once again to save the world in The World’s End. This time it’s not from zombies (Shaun of the Dead) but aliens, in the midst of an epic pub crawl of course. Naturally I’m so excited about this movie and have been inspired to create…

LA Weekend Events November 15 to 19: Great Walk on Melrose, Chocolate Festival, 1886’s Birthday Blowout

1886 Bar Turns Two on Saturday by Caroline on Crack

So many LA weekend events, so little time. OR can you do it all? Wondering what shape I’ll be in at the 1886 party after walking 17 miles across L.A. for the Great LA Walk. Anyone game to try? Thursday, November 15 First 3.1 Phillip Lim Sample Sale Ever For the first time, Phillip Lim‘s…

LA Weekend Events November 1 to 5: Beer Yoga, Beer Shaving Party, 2-Brewery Beer Dinner

Happy Movember! by Caroline on Crack

Hope you’re recovering nicely from last night’s Halloween shenanigans. Day of the Dead indeed. In any case, found lots of weird LA weekend events for this roundup. Thursday, November 1 Mo-Chica Launches 30/30 Happy Half-Hour for November Yeah, this is kinda of weird. Not really a full hour of happy but for 30 minutes from…

LA Weekend Events July 19 to July 22: Swank Beverly Hills Pool Party and 7-Layer Pop Rock Cake

Synchronized swimming by Caroline on Crack

Summer lovin’ had me a blast. Thursday, July 19 Bon Appétit’s Desk to Dinner event at Banana Republic Santa Monica At Bon Appetit’s event tonight, adorable Susan Feniger of Street will be on hand to sign copies of her new global cookbook STREET Food: Irresistibly Crispy, Creamy, Crunchy, Spicy, Sticky, Sweet Recipes. After you get…

LA Weekend Events July 13 to July 16: Bon Appetit LA Grub Crawl, Tequila Fest, Jaws Cocktails

Jaws Poster

This weekend, fer real, there’s no rest for the wicked. Friday, July 13 Buy Tickets for Batman Trilogy at ArcLight Cinemas Celebrate the newest and final installation of Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy, The Dark Knight Rises, by screening all three movies in one sitting. ArcLight Cinemas will play a Batman marathon Thursday the 19th starting…

This Weekend: Dirty Dance-a-Long, Fred Segal Sale, Firestone Walker Beer Belly Takeover

Dirty Dancing

Squee! It’s already the first weekend of the summer! How are you going to spend it? Friday, June 22 Fred Segal Santa Monica Sale From now through July 3, Fred Segal Santa Monica will host its first ever summer sale where selected fashions, home furnishings, accessories and footwear from stores Fred Segal Eyes, Ron Robinson,…

This Weekend: Sake and Pirate Festivals, Sustainable Kitchen, Rebecca Minkoff Sample Sale

Pirate Festival from Pirate Festival Facebook Page

It’s gonna be a gorgeous weekend! Oh happy Friday! Friday, May 18 Rebecca Minkoff Sample Sale Cute designer clothes, shoes, handbags and more for 30 to 70% off! Make sure to bring a friend so that you don’t go crazy with the credit card. It could get ugly. Friday-Saturday 11am-7pm, Sunday 12-6pm. Confederacy, 4661 Hollywood…

This Weekend: 1886's Boozy Birthday, Short Order With Cocktails, Food Fight With Ben Ford

Thursday, November 17 The Ultimate Food Fight: Whole Foods Market Chefs Fight to “Stuff This!” Local chefs Ben Ford (Ford’s Filling Station), Jason Bowlin (Catch at Casa Del Mar) and Casey Lane (Tasting Kitchen) are going head to head in this cook-off to create the best holiday stuffing in less than 45 minutes. They’ll each…

This Weekend: Golden Road Opens, Booze & BBQ, Zombies Attack Hollywood & Highland

Feel like a beer this weekend? You might wanna check out all the fun LA Beer Week events going on here, including Beer Float Showdown 3. So much good beer to be had, peeps! Friday, October 14 Los Angeles Food & Wine: Dan Dunn’s Booze, Blues & BBQ This sold-out event at the Pebble Beach…

This Weekend: Macallan Open Bar, Allagash Beer Paired Dinner, Food Truck Racetrack

Thursday, September 29 Buffalo Trace Distillery Tasting at Wood & Vine Restaurant K&L Wines is hosting a Buffalo Trace tasting of delicious proportions at Wood & Vine. For $45 at the door you get to partake of Buffalo Trace White Dog & Straight Bourbon, Elmer T Lee Bourbon, Old Rip Van Winkle Bourbon..deep breath…Blanton’s Bourbon,…